This series of Smythe-sewn, soft cover books contains in-depth information on the flora & fauna of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Text is written in non-technical language specifically for the general public. Currently available are: BIRDS OF THE SMOKIES (ISBN: 0-937207-05-5, $9.95), 1991 by Fred J. Alsop, III. 168 pages, 100 color photos & 100 unique elevation charts. Tells where & how to find birds in park. Includes detailed information on behavior, habitat & ecology of 100 most important species in Smokies. Features complete checklist, bird song guide, index. TREES OF THE SMOKIES (ISBN: 0-937207-09-8, $8.95), 1993 by Steve Kemp. 128 pages. 79 color photos plus over 125 line drawings. Includes identification information, ecology, folklore on 79 most common trees & shrubs of the park. Sections on record trees, virgin forests, fall colors, forest diversity. Features key, checklist, glossary, blooming chart, & index. HIKING GUIDE TO THE SMOKIES (ISBN: 0-937207-15-2, $16.95), 1994; a comprehensive guide to the trails of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The only guide which covers all maintained trails in the park. Other series subjects planned are: wildflowers, mammals, & ferns. Volume discounts from publisher: Great Smoky Mountains Natural History Association, 115 Park Headquarters Rd., Gatlinburg, TN 37738; 615-436-7318.Natural History Handbook Series, with ISBN 9780937207147 and ISBN 0937207144.