Saturday is National Public Lands Day, a day to spruce up some of the much-loved, and sometimes under appreciated, parks, forests, beaches and preserves. Personally, it's something that should be celebrated daily and after visiting Great Smoky Mountains National Park, I believe this even more.
So what happened out in the beautiful national park last week? Read my editorial to find out.
[Photo taken in Cades Cove, Great Smoky Mountains National Park]