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Great Smoky Mountains Superintendent Gets Temporary Assignment At National Mall

Though the decision reportedly was made several weeks ago, news that Great Smoky Mountains National Park Superintendent Cassius Cash was heading to the National Mall and Memorial Parks on a temporary detail came just days after he was criticized for his oversight of a wildfire that blew up into a firestorm last fall.

Shooting Wildlife In Fall…With Your Camera

It’s not just landscapes, however, that make autumn such a spectacular season for you and your camera. The wildlife opportunities are wonderful, as well. Elk emerge from higher elevations for the rut, birds like the ptarmigan begin changing to their winter colors, and you’ll see fox, bears, marmots, and coyotes, many of them feeding and fattening up before entering their winter hibernation.