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Can We Save the Mighty Hemlock?

dead and thriving hemlocks

As the threat posed by the invasive hemlock woolly adelgid grows, so do efforts to save “the redwood of the East.”


Fighting the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid in N.C.

hemlock hike

Measures from predatory beetles to chemical treatments are being taken to combat the invasive insect.


Across the Years: Updates from the Archives

In honor of our 20th anniversary, we looked through The Appalachian Voice archives to identify important topics that we’ve covered over the years and provide updates on where these issues stand today.


Colossal Conifers: The Quest to Restore the Mighty Hemlock

Both central and southern Appalachia are teeming with life, but threats to their natural sanctity — coal mining, acid rain, climate change and invasive pest outbreaks, to name a few — threaten irreparable harm to these ancient mountain landscapes.