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Joel Zachry


Joel Zachry is a retired Tennessee Community College administrator and biology professor. He has been with the University of Tennessee National Park Service Smoky Mountain Field School as an instructor since 1980 and previous co-director with his wife, Kathy. Together, they own and guide for Great Outdoors Adventure!, enjoy travel, and are authors of “Bears We’ve Met, Short Stories of Close Encounters.” He has hiked the 2,175 miles of the Appalachian Trail.


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