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May 2017

Science at Sugarlands – Wildfire Ecology

Charles Kwit will be with us to discuss Wildfire Ecology for our first installment of ‘Science at Sugarlands’. We will be at Sugarlands Visitor Center the 3rd Friday of each month May through October with regional scientists. Don’t miss out on these interesting talks covering a variety of topics! Dr. Kwit…

  • Date: May 19, 2017
  • Timing: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Address: 107 Sugarlands Visitor Center Loop Rd, Gatlinburg.
June 2017

Norton Creek Fireflies – Friday

**SOLD OUT!** Discover Life in America’s annual fundraising event offers attendees the opportunity to observe the spectacular synchronous firefly phenomenon in an intimate picnic setting. This event takes place on a secluded property in the Norton Creek area, which neighbors the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. As you enjoy the show, a…

  • Date: June 2, 2017
  • Timing: 7:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Address: , .

Norton Creek Fireflies – Saturday

Discover Life in America’s annual fundraising event offers attendees the opportunity to observe the spectacular synchronous firefly phenomenon in an intimate picnic setting. This event takes place on a secluded property in the Norton Creek area, which neighbors the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. As you enjoy the show, a…

  • Date: June 3, 2017
  • Timing: 7:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Address: , .

Norton Creek – Sunday

Discover Life in America’s annual fundraising event offers attendees the opportunity to observe the spectacular synchronous firefly phenomenon in an intimate picnic setting. This event takes place on a secluded property in the Norton Creek area, which neighbors the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. As you enjoy the show, a…

  • Date: June 4, 2017
  • Timing: 7:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Address: , .

Science at Sugarlands – Fungus Among Us

Rachel and Brian from the University of Tennessee will be with us to give a talk titled ‘Fungus Among Us’ for June’s installment of ‘Science at Sugarlands’. We will be at Sugarlands Visitor Center the 3rd Friday of each month May through October with regional scientists. Don’t miss out on…

  • Date: June 16, 2017
  • Timing: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Address: 107 Sugarlands Visitor Center Loop Rd, Gatlinburg.
July 2017

Science at Sugarlands – Dragonflies and Damselflies

Will Kuhn from the University of Tennessee will be here to give us a talk about dragonflies and damselflies within the Great Smoky Mountains National Park for July’s installment of ‘Science at Sugarlands’. We will be at Sugarlands Visitor Center the 3rd Friday of each month May through October with…

  • Date: July 21, 2017
  • Timing: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Address: 107 Sugarlands Visitor Center Loop Rd, Gatlinburg.

Bioblitz – Tellico Reservoir

We’re excited to announce our rescheduled Bioblitz! DLIA has partnered with TVA and regional scientists to engage people in a biological inventory of TVA’s public lands through BioBlitzes. Family friendly, no experience necessary, and free admission! These events incorporate field collection, specimen identification and education sessions. They offer an opportunity…

  • Date: July 22, 2017
  • Timing: 9:00am - 9:00am
  • Address: , Lenoir City.
August 2017

Bioblitz – Norris Dam

DLIA has partnered with TVA and regional scientists to engage people in a biological inventory of TVA’s public lands through BioBlitzes. Family friendly, no experience necessary, and free admission! These events incorporate field collection, specimen identification and education sessions. They offer an opportunity to get to know the biodiversity in…

  • Date: August 12, 2017
  • Timing: 9:00am - 3:00pm
  • Address: 2132 TN-71 Scenic, Norris.
September 2017

Science at Sugarlands

Bats of the Smokies Kitty McCracken will be here to give us a talk about bats within the Great Smoky Mountains National Park for September’s installment of ‘Science at Sugarlands’. We will be at Sugarlands Visitor Center the 3rd Friday of each month May through October with regional scientists. Our speakers often…

  • Date: September 15, 2017
  • Timing: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Address: 107 Sugarlands Visitor Center Loop Rd, Gatlinburg.

2017 Salamander Ball!

2017 Salamander Ball Discover Life in America’s annual fundraising Great Smoky Mountain Salamander Ball! Join us at Zoo Knoxville for a masquerade ball celebrating and supporting the biodiversity of life in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Dress up as your favorite critter and dance the night away! This is a…

  • Date: September 24, 2017
  • Timing: 5:30pm - 9:30pm
  • Address: 3500 Knoxville Zoo Drive, Knoxville.
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