A publication of Appalachian Voices


A publication of Appalachian Voices

Ticks: Get to Know Them, and Then Avoid Them

deer tick

Climate change has led to an increase in the population and range of these tiny, disease-spreading bloodsuckers.

Beyond the Tuition Bill, College Students Face Stressful Housing and Utility Costs

hands counting dollar bills

Nearly half of all college students faced housing insecurity in 2020, according to survey data. While COVID-19 made it harder for students to meet basic needs, the problem is not new.

Mountain Valley Pipeline’s Latest Challenges: Water-crossing Permits and Compressor Station Hearing

mountain valley pipeline

The long-contested MVP faces new delays due to water-crossing permits. Bills that would give Virginia more authority to protect water quality from pipelines are advancing in the state legislature. As the commonwealth considers a compressor station for MVP Southgate, developers of the canceled Atlantic Coast Pipeline begin the restoration process.

Building Community Internet in the Clearfork Valley

The Southern Connected Communities Project is working to bring high-speed internet to Clairfield, Tenn., and other underserved rural areas.

Yurts and the Significance of a Circle

Yurts offer an affordable, cozy housing option with a light environmental footprint.

Extending the Growing Season

Appalachian farmers and gardeners are using season extension techniques such as high tunnels to expand growing opportunities.

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