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Volunteer Work Day

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Story by Gay Lyons with photography by David Bryant

On Volunteer Work Day, a long-standing tradition at Tremont Institute, dozens of volunteers helped split wood for fireside programming, repaired mist nets for Tremont’s bird banding
population studies, winterized facilities where program participants stay overnight and participated in other activities to help spruce up the campus. Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont is a residential environmental education center located inside the national park. They deliver experiential learning opportunities for youth, educators, and adults through programs that promote self-discovery, critical thinking, and effective teaching and leadership. 

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