Great Smoky Mountains Association racks up awards

Great Smoky Mountains Association earned two first-place awards and four honorable mentions last month for its work in media and partnership. 

The park’s quarterly newspaper, Smokies Guide, garnered first from the Association of Partners for Public Lands in the informational publications category for delivering “well-written content in an engaging style and design.” The video series “An Island in the Sky: Clingamans Dome and the Spruce-fir Forest” got first in electronic media as “a gorgeous video that is thoughtful and insightful.”

www.smokiesinformation.org or 888.898.9102.

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