Environment

Quick Hits: Hawk Eyes

Scan The Skies This September If Vic Laubach doesn’t have to work and the rain holds off, he is probably at Rockfish Gap, Milepost 0 on the Blue Ridge Parkway ...

Canary In The Coal Mine

By Katarina Zimmer and Elise Hansen Or, warbler near a fracking well. If you’re hiking near small streams in the forests of central Appalachia, you might spot...

Finding Pine Mountain

A largely undiscovered oasis in the coalfields is helping communities rebuild. My hiking partner and I have been walking the Kentucky-Virginia border for an ho...

Hidden Treasures

Southern rivers are some of the world’s most biologically diverse. Snorkelers are taking the plunge to see for themselves. Casper Cox sits neck-deep in the mid...