Dan Gibbs

Dan Gibbs is a wildlife biologist that works in Tennessee and with the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. He is a part of the team of bear biologists that developed the bear education program, Bearwise.

Danger!

Dec. 8, 2021

Bears, lightning, and Lyme...oh my! Natural danger on the Appalachian Trail is a real concern for hikers, but how much should hikers really be concerned about snakes, bears, lightning strikes, and ticks?