Author: Kaitlin Yap

In the past two weeks, I had the amazing opportunity to hike the Alum Cave Trail up to Mount Le Conte and stay in a bunkhouse. Our crew made two camping trips up to Mount Le Conte to collect data in eight of our plots...

I have now been working in the Smokies a little over 2 weeks! I have already learned a lot in the short amount of time I’ve been here. In helping out with spruce-fir monitoring, I feel like I have already improved in skills including plant...

"There are trees here that stood before our forefathers ever came to this continent; there are brooks that still run as clear as on the day the first pioneer cupped his hand and drank from them."Franklin D. Roosevelt Today marks the end of my first week...