MAKING IT EEE ASY

SmokiEEEs connects students to Great Smoky Mountains National Park from their own homes and communities. This is an extension of GSMNP’s Parks as Classrooms program in collaboration with Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont, Discover Life in America (DLiA) and Great Smoky Mountains Association (GSMA), and in partnership with Friends of the Smokies.

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MAKING IT EEE ASY

SmokiEEEs connects students to Great Smoky Mountains National Park from their own homes and communities. This is an extension of GSMNP’s Parks as Classrooms program in collaboration with Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont, DLiA and GSMA, and in partnership with Friends of the Smokies.

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RANGER RHONDA
Education Park Ranger
Ranger Rhonda is a Supervisory Park Ranger in the Resource Education division. She is also a Navy Veteran and a former homeschool mom. Her motto is, “Life adventures come in many forms, and sometimes in unexpected ways. Welcome them, appreciate them, but most of all, enjoy them!”
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SUPPORT THE SMOKIES

Friends of the Smokies assists the National Park Service in its mission to preserve and protect Great Smoky Mountains National Park by raising funds and public awareness, and providing volunteers for needed projects. Your donation helps support educational programs like SmokiEEEs as well as projects that preserve and protect our beloved park.

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SUPPORT THE SMOKIES

Friends of the Smokies assists the National Park Service in its mission to preserve and protect Great Smoky Mountains National Park by raising funds and public awareness, and providing volunteers for needed projects. Your donation helps support educational programs like SmokiEEEs as well as projects that preserve and protect our beloved park.

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WHAT IS GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS INSTITUTE AT TREMONT?

While celebrating over 50 years of connecting people to nature, Tremont brings you unique educational experiences from our home in Walker Valley. Discovering the wonders of nature begins with observing the world around you- whether your home, schoolyard, or here in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

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A TALLY OF SPECIES IN THE SMOKIES

Did you know there are 60,000-80,000 different species living in Great Smoky Mountains National Park? Discover Life in America (DLiA) is working to identify and record every single kind of plant, insect, fungus, and other lifeform found in the park. This information teaches us how the park’s ecosystem works and how change is impacting the Smokies. DLiA shares their findings with the public and with scientists who come to the park from all around the world.

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SMOKIES LIVE

Check out the collaborative virtual magazine for Smokies lovers brought to you by Smokies Life and Great Smoky Mountains Association.

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