Arbor Day in Southwest Virginia

Coverage of an Arbor Day event on Friday, April 15, on a former strip mine on the Wise – Dickenson County line.  We hear from some of the sponsors representing the Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy, the Virginia Department of Forestry, the Office of Surface Mining, and Alpha Natural Resources, as well as […]

Growing Appalachia: Moving Forward in the Mountains

On Saturday, April 24, people from throughout the region and the state came together at the Jenny Wiley convention center in Floyd County, Kentucky for a day of workshops on sustainable mountain agriculture, renewable energy and energy efficiency for the central Appalachian coalfields. The event was titled Growing Appalachia: Moving Forward in the Mountains, and […]