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Lucky

Written by David Reedy, Community Development Specialist I am incredibly lucky. Great Smoky Mountains National Park is my backyard as I live in on-campus housing at Tremont Institute. I have a trail to Spruce Flats Falls that begins 30 feet from my front door. I have front row tickets to wildflowers blooming each spring. [...]

By |2020-05-28T14:40:11-04:00May 28th, 2020|Articles|0 Comments

Food Ideas for Your Next Adventure in the Smokies

At Tremont Institute, we know a thing or two about adventuring in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and a crucial ingredient to any successful adventure is food. Tremont faculty and staff share their favorite food and snacks for a variety of Smoky Mountain outings, whether the adventure is hiking in the backcountry, enjoying a [...]

By |2020-05-22T17:30:53-04:00May 22nd, 2020|Activities and Resources|0 Comments

Tremont Staff’s Favorite Trails Less Traveled

Great Smoky Mountains National Park begins a phased reopening tomorrow. In celebration of this reopening, we wanted to share some of our favorite "Trails Less Traveled." Some of these you will be able to reach easily tomorrow; some might require a more dedicated overnight trip. But hopefully this week's "Staff Picks" inspires you to [...]

By |2020-05-20T17:05:44-04:00May 8th, 2020|Activities and Resources|Comments Off on Tremont Staff’s Favorite Trails Less Traveled

In Memoriam: Mack Prichard (1939–2020)

Written by Ken Voorhis, Executive Director at Tremont, 1994–2013 Tennessee has lost a conservation legacy and Tremont a good friend. Those of you who knew Mack Prichard or heard him speak know that he was one of a kind. He passed peaceably last week in Cookeville, Tennessee. Mack presented many programs at Tremont, inspiring [...]

By |2020-05-08T11:05:39-04:00May 8th, 2020|Articles|Comments Off on In Memoriam: Mack Prichard (1939–2020)

Important Update about 2020 Summer Camps

May 29, 2020 This is an important update about Tremont summer programs. After much deliberation and even more heartache, we have decided to cancel Family and Firefly camps this summer. We tried. We tried to stay optimistic, imagining what a partnership with your family and ours could create. But the unfortunate reality is [...]

By |2020-06-01T08:13:37-04:00May 6th, 2020|Announcements, Summer Camps|Comments Off on Important Update about 2020 Summer Camps

A Weekly Update from Tremont Institute

We're back with another video update from Tremont's campus! Follow along with Teacher Naturalists Joey and Tyler as they share some of the exciting and interesting things happening around Walker Valley. As you probably know, Tremont Institute's campus has been closed for several weeks, but our team continues to work hard to connect you [...]

By |2020-05-05T16:55:24-04:00May 5th, 2020|Announcements|Comments Off on A Weekly Update from Tremont Institute

Tremont Staff’s Favorite Songs and Podcasts

We are sharing our favorite songs and podcasts that help us feel more connected to nature! 🎶 Check out our recommendations and read more about each choice below. Maybe you'll find your new favorite song or podcast! Are there any songs or podcasts that make YOU feel more connected to nature? Share them with [...]

By |2020-05-01T11:54:08-04:00May 1st, 2020|Activities and Resources|Comments Off on Tremont Staff’s Favorite Songs and Podcasts

Learn about the Lives of Insects with this Insect Tracking Map Activity

Download Printable Insect Tracking Map Activity Sheet Journaling Tips Don't worry about what your map and sketches look like. Spend more time watching your insect and recording your observations and questions. Use different colors for mapping, observations, and questions to create some structure. Use arrows and lines to connect [...]

By |2020-05-20T16:31:31-04:00April 29th, 2020|Activities and Resources|Comments Off on Learn about the Lives of Insects with this Insect Tracking Map Activity
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