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Great Smoky Mountains Grants
Ridge upon ridge of forest straddles the border between North Carolina and Tennessee in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
World renowned for its diversity of plant and animal life, the beauty of its ancient mountains, and the quality of its remnants of Southern Appalachian mountain culture, this is America's most visited national park.
The proposed research goal is to assist Great Smoky Mountains National Park with proactive management of unstable slope that threaten...more
Posted On - 2018-09-04
Soil and trees within Great Smoky Mountains National Park (GRSM) play a significant role in the uptake and processing of acidic components deposited upon the landscape. The Chimney Tops 2 (CT2) fire...more
Posted On - 2018-08-22
This project is to improve understanding of the response of the regeneration of oak species, after the Chimney Tops 2 Fire of November, 2016, in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park (the Park) and...more
Posted On - 2018-08-15
The purpose of this project is to create a fire history for the wetter eastern half of Great Smoky Mountains National Park using soil charcoal analysis, so as to put the catastrophic Chimney Tops 2...more
Posted On - 2018-07-19
Great Smoky Mountains welcomes 11 million visitors each year. Yet visitors are unaware of African-Americans contributions to the parkâ¿¿s history. This project aims to gather and...more
Posted On - 2018-05-07
The project will require six interns to conduct field work, collect data, and help manage data related to several ongoing natural resource management projects in Great Smoky Mountains National Park....more
Posted On - 2018-04-19
A total of 4 interns will be hired by Great Smoky Mountains National Park (GRSM) for the Cades Cove Resource Education/Interpretation Branch. The interns will support outdoor recreation opportunities...more
Posted On - 2018-04-10
One intern will assist with wildlife management activities in Great Smoky Mountains National Park (GRSM) including, black bear management, wild hog control, bat population monitoring, beaver...more
Posted On - 2018-04-05
Survey buildings in Great Smoky Mountains National Park (GRSM) for bats use; develop management recommendations for building inhabited by bats; and devise standardized protocol for future surveying...more
Posted On - 2016-06-14
Social entrepreneur and co-founder of nonprofit Jolkona, Adnan Mahmud, discusses his definition of a successful social entrepreneur. He describes the social entrepreneur as someone who has found the right balance between doing good while doing well.