W-elk-ome Home

— The majestic return of Elk to WV after more than 140 years. Don’t be fooled by your friends and family in the southern part of West Virginia this holiday season if they post pictures or videos of wildlife ...

Fracking is Not Your Friend

— Sooner or later, the toxic truth is going to end up on our doorsteps. For most of its existence, the U.S. has relied heavily on fossil fuels like oil, coal, and natural gas to generate energy. Over the pas...

Small Changes—Big Impacts

Invasive Species and Our Parks As a sophomore in college, I interned at the Ellanor C. Lawrence Park in Fairfax County, Virginia, which is a mix of upland and bottomland forest, stream, meadow, and pond ecos...

A New Song for Appalachia

I was born and raised in the mouth of a Hazard holler... Where the coal cars rolled and rumbled past my door... But now they stand in a rusty row of empties... Because the L&N don’t stop here anymo...