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In order to protect the Great Smokey Mountains, scientists take to the conservancy each year to study the species there. This effort began in 1997 when the All Taxa Biodiversity Inventory was launched. The focus of this program is to locate, study, describe, and catalog every living thing in the park.
To save the brook trout in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the National Park Service banned fishing for it in 1978. The brook trout is the only trout native to the Eastern United States. Foushee discusses how the trout became an endangered species and the work of Steve Moore and others to preserve it.