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Navigating the Russell Fork

The Russell Fork River was recently added to American River’s 2016 list of America’s Most Endangered Rivers because of threats from mountaintop coal removal mining.

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Russell Fork Makes “Most Endangered Rivers” List

The Russell Fork, which carved the gorge at the heart of Breaks Interstate Park on its path through through Virginia and Kentucky, is threatened by a proposed mountaintop removal coal mine in Dickenson County, Va.

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HIDDEN TREASURES #2 – Kentucky

Welcome to part two in our exploration of the most amazing places in the Central and Southern Appalachian Mountains — this time exploring some of our most fabulous Public Lands. Breaks Interstate Park Approximately 250 million years in the making,

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