Thomas Condon is a former park ranger form the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. He is also co-author of 3 books about the park: Hiking Guide to the Smokies, Day Hikes of the Smokies, and Wildflowers of the Smokies, as well as a management portfolio “Black Bears of the Smokies”. Tom has been a classroom teacher for the past 20 years, teaching science and innovation to middle school students. With his wife, Tom has canoed across the country in an expedition called “Paddle for Water”. He has also been an avid scout leader taking his crew to Tennessee, Maine, New Mexico, and canoeing the entire length of the Connecticut River 7 times.
Although all aspects of natural history interest him, he is most focused on the natural and cultural history of wildflowers. You can read more about this by visiting the Club’s wildflower page.