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Greenbrier River Trail, W.Va.

The Greenbrier River Trail is a 78-mile path through the scenic Allegheny Mountain country of eastern West Virginia. The converted rail-to-trail follows its namesake...

Mountain Movies: Documentaries Made in the Appalachians

On Coal River In this upcoming documentary, meet four different people who live in the Coal River Valley of southern West Virginia. They’ve had their...

Green Reads: Essential Books on the Environment

Get a grasp on current problems and proposed solutions with these five recent environmental books. Green Collar Economy - Van Jones President Obama made a wise...

Blowin’ in the Wind: Debate swirls around wind energy

The United States has enough wind energy potential to provide twice as much energy than we currently use. Yet last year, wind farms delivered...

A River Runs Through Us: Exploring the James River from Blue Ridge to the Bay

The James is the largest river contained in a single state, stretching 340 miles from the Appalachian Mountains to the Chesapeake Bay. Along the...

FACT OR FICTION? Busting the Most Common Eco-Myths

You’ve heard these myths before. Your uncle likes to repeat them at the dinner table, corporations tout them in TV ads, and politicians spew...