New Technology on the Clinch River

“Welcome to the Clinch! Even though this river may look tranquil and calm, did you know that you are actually floating one of the most bio-diverse rivers in all of North America?” And so begins the groundbreaking new virtual audio tour of the Clinch River.  A student-led citizen science initiative at UVA-Wise, the guided river […]

Welsh Eco-Tourism Model Excites Elkhorn City, KY

The After Coal: Wales and Appalachia Project visited Elkhorn City recently to talk about eco-tourism in Wales and how what has happened there could apply to this town on the banks of the Russell Fork River in Pike County, KY.

Environmental Education Model in Coalfields Virginia

St. Paul, VA, high school students at the Wetlands Estonoa Learning Center are steeped every day in a rich, interactive, learning environment through a long-running, student-driven project that doubles as both an outdoor classroom and a functioning wetland that helps maintain clean water in the Clinch River watershed, one of the most biodiverse river systems in North America.