Sunday, August 02, 2009

Can You Assist Scientists and Educators in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park?

Project Code Name: Stream Splashin' Science!
Project Objective: Collecting data to evaluate stream health and learning about the critters in the streams of the Great Smoky Mountains national park.
Project Destination: 2 Streams in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Project Date and Time: Tuesday August 4th, 10 am - 2 pm.
Project Predicted Weather: Mostly sunny with highs in upper 70's - low 80's with light winds.
Project Participants Requirements: For recent High School graduates to have a great time while learning about the Smokies
Required Equipment for Project Code Name Stream Splashin' Science: Long pants, hat, sun screen, closed toed shoes for hiking, sandals or water shoes to wade, drinking water, bag lunch, and your camera.
Participants Support Allowed: Bring your family to join in this exciting event!

If you wish to accept this mission please RSVP to Ranger Emily Guss at (865) 436-1292. You must give her the code phrase "healthy streams have plenty of salamanders" and you may join this very important Science Volunteer mission in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

If you wish to know of other Science Volunteer Opportunities missions in the Great Smoky Mountains national park that will be taking place this fall, ask Ranger Emily Guss to be placed on a mailing list for information about upcoming programs.

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