Saturday, May 28, 2011

GSMA Synchronous Firefly Night Walk

Join the Great Smoky Mountain Association and naturalist Wanda DeWaard next Friday, June 3rd, at 7:00 pm for a Walk with the Fireflies. Wanda will not only discuss the synchronous fireflies in the Smokies, but also will give you some history of the Elkmont area and other interesting natural history and cultural facts.

Pre-registration and payment is required and is limited to 15 participants. The fee is $10 for adults; children 12 and under are free. Call 865-436-7318, Ext. 222 or 254 to register.

Wear a long-sleeved shirt and pants and sturdy walking shoes. Bring a small flashlight with a red or blue film (cellophane), water, rain gear, snacks, light day pack, and a pad of some sort to sit on (not a chair).

Meet at Elkmont at the Little River Trailhead at 7:00 pm. Children must be accompanied by an adult.


1 comment:

Gatlinburg cabins said...

This is one of the most beautiful things you will ever see. I love sitting out on the balcony of a cabin in Gatlinburg up in the mountains and watching the fireflies when they start their mating light show. Wonderful stuff. Thanks for this post.