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Date:
March 26, 2018
Time:
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:
Sharon Lawson Room
Address:
508 N. Cusick Street
Maryville, TN 37804
Contact:
865-982-0981
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Are We Losing Our Native Forests? Impacts of Non-Native Invasive Species in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Southern Appalachian Studies Series)

Monday, March 26, 2018

Library Sponsored - Open to Public

  • Monday, March 26,  7 p.m.,  “Southern Appalachian Studies Series: Are We Losing Our Native Forests? Impacts of Non-Native Invasive Species in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park,” presented by Kristine Johnson, a supervisory forester at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Insects, diseases, exotic plants, and air quality all threaten the natural resources of our Southern Appalachian Mountains.  An examination of past, present, and future infestations and preventative measures for the unique environment that we live in will be discussed.   Johnson is responsible for forest insect and disease management, exotic plant control and ecological restoration.  This program will be in the Sharon Lawson Room.