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Sep 23 Great Smoky Mountains Association Nominated for Two IBMA Awards Posted on Sep 23, 2018 by Great Smoky Mountains Association’s Big Bend Killing: The Appalachian Ballad Tradition is nominated for two International Bluegrass Music Association Special Awards Read More
Sep 12 Preliminary Planning Efforts Underway for Hurricane Florence Posted on Sep 12, 2018 by Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials are closely monitoring the projected path of Hurricane Florence. Read More
Aug 27 Park Volunteers Receive Regional Recognition Posted on Aug 27, 2018 by Volunteers-In-Parks (VIPs) have received regional recognition through the George and Helen Hartzog Awards Program for Outstanding Volunteers. Read More
Aug 27 Sorghum-Making Demonstrations Keep Dying Art Form Alive Posted on Aug 27, 2018 by It’s that time of the year when Sherry and Mark Guenther pack up and head for the Smokies. Read More
Aug 27 Butterflies and Caterpillars: A Talk at Sugarlands Visitor Center September 21 Posted on Aug 27, 2018 by Science at Sugarlands to feature Julie Elliott, who fell in love with caterpillars when visiting her sister in Ohio one summer. Read More
Aug 25 First Taste of the Parkway Posted on Aug 25, 2018 by Great Smoky Mountains Association, Friends of the Smokies, and Experience Your Smokies are collaboratively bringing you this event in support of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Read More
Jul 27 Hope for Hemlocks Posted on Jul 27, 2018 by The Smokies’ forests help to provide clean air and clean water and support healthy wildlife inside the park and out. Read More
Jul 26 New #1 Best Seller Set in the Smokies Got Help from GSMA authors Posted on Jul 26, 2018 by Discovering historical and biological accuracies about a place is easy when you ask the area experts. Read More
Jun 24 Smokies Life Redux: Rhododendron Revisited Posted on Jun 24, 2018 by Did you know that there are more than 1,000 species of rhododendron in the world? Can you name the four species we have in the Smokies? Read More
Jun 24 Celebrating Cosby: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Posted on Jun 24, 2018 by “Celebrating Cosby: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow” community programs to be held every Friday starting June 22 through August 17 from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Cosby Campground Amphitheater. Read More
Jun 24 Park to host Cherokee storytelling series in Cades Cove Posted on Jun 24, 2018 by Master Cherokee storyteller Kathi Littlejohn will present two storytelling sessions in Cades Cove in July and August. Read More
Jun 24 The Benefits of Spiders – An Interview with Kefyn Catley Posted on Jun 24, 2018 by Spiders tend to get a bad rap, but they are actually critical to the balance of our ecosystems. Read More
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