As Tennessee continues its battle against invasive Asian carp, environmentalists say plans to erect new barriers to stop the carp from entering the Tennessee and Cumberland rivers are a step in the right direction.
A coalition of West Virginia lawmakers and civil-rights groups are calling on state legislators to also oust and disbar Attorney General Patrick Morrisey for participating in what they’re calling “un-American” efforts to disenfranchise voters in the presidential election.
The Kentucky Natural Lands Trust established the Warbler Ridge Preserve in December, forming a nearly 2,500-acre protected area on Pine Mountain.
In September, a Dominion Energy contractor illegally dumped mud across state lines in a West Virginia stream. Authorities continue to investigate and clean up the site.
The Art Appalachia: 2020 exhibit features various works from 36 artists across nine states within Appalachia. Though the medium, subjects and inspiration are all different, each piece is bound to the one next to it by an essence unique to the region.
Four of the sites added by the Tennessee Historical Commission are in the Appalachian region.
Young farmers can have trouble accessing land, and often the direct descendants of older farmers are becoming less interested in taking up the torch. An Ohio program aims to help older farmers with the succession process.
A partnership between Eastern Kentucky organizations recently brought solar panels — and substantial utility bill savings — to Red Bird Mission.
The Appalachian Beginning Forest Farmer Coalition, a network of agroforestry stakeholders, received two grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture this spring to continue to revive forest farming as a sustainable development practice.
A recent study indicates that fire ants, an invasive species in Appalachia, are becoming acclimated to cooler conditions.