For the past 20 years, in addition to highlighting environmental problems in our region, The Appalachian Voice has also sought to showcase our magnificent, ancient mountains that people from all over the world come to visit. Below, we offer up just a taste of the natural adventures and cultural highlights from our story archives.
Some of the region’s state legislatures and largest utilities have been working to restrict access to solar power and energy efficiency. But clean energy advocates are pushing back.
The Harvest Table Restaurant provides diners with a genuine farm-to-table experience that emphasizes the beauty and simplicity of sustainable living.
Wildlife rehabilitation centers provide intensive care to injured animals and creatures that have been abandoned while still too young to survive on their own. Whenever possible, the animals are returned to the wild.
The West Virginia Mine Wars Museum in Matewan, W.Va., chronicles the struggle to unionize the state’s coal mines. Photographs and artifacts introduce visitors to the people and events from that time.
Appalachian Voices’ Energy Savings for Appalachia initiative is working with regional electric cooperatives to provide energy efficiency options for their members.
Appalachian Voices warmly welcomes several new staff members, and bids farewell to team members who have helped the organization grow over the years.
Appalachian Voices joined local residents to protest Duke Energy and Dominion Resources’ annual shareholder meetings, calling on the companies to clean up their coal ash and invest in clear energy alternatives.
Appalachian Voices participated in a recent summit on economic diversification in Southwest Virginia.