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.

Imagining Appalachia 2050

Fifty years after the War on Poverty began much has been accomplished in Appalachia, but more remains to be done. Floyd Co journalist, and now filmmaker, Ralph B. Davis visited WMMT’s Mountain Talk to discus and share clips from his documentary Appalachia 2050, in which residents of the region talk about what is needed to finish […]