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  1. Permanent Camp: The Principle of Verticality

    Permanent Camp: The Principle of Verticality Image of George and Elizabeth Ellison by Quintin Ellison By George Ellison There are a few basic concepts that have helped me through the years to sort out the almost bewildering diversity of the geologic aspects, plants, animals, and natural areas that make up these very old mountains we call home. The “Principle of Read more...
  2. Permanent Camp: Spring Ephemerals

    Permanent Camp: Spring Ephemerals Image of George and Elizabeth Ellison by Quintin Ellison By George Ellison Among the early woodland wildflowers is a distinctive group categorized as spring ephemerals. It is one of our most interesting plant groups, one that numbers some of the most showy, renowned, and interesting Blue Ridge wildflowers: trout lily, squirrel Read more...
  3. Magic Drawing Bear: Episode Two

    Magic Drawing Bear: Episode Two By Lisa Horstman, GSMA Lead Publications Specialist Can you guess what the drawing is before it's finished? Author and illustrator extraordinaire Lisa Horstman presents Magic Drawing Bear, fun for kids of all ages. “Preserving the park and its history through my designs shows me that working toward a goal that is much bigger and longer- Read more...
  4. PERMANENT CAMP: The Wonder of the Golden Mouse

    PERMANENT CAMP: The Wonder of the Golden Mouse By George Ellison with illustration by Elizabeth Ellison My favorite rodent is the golden mouse. I'm in good company. John James Audubon thought it was the "prettiest" of this nation's mice. And a more recent commentator, Donald W. Linzey—author of Mammals of Great Smoky Mountains National Park—has described it as “beautiful Read more...

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