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How Biodiversity is Helping to Revitalize Coal Country

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It's a cold November morning as I drive from my home in rural Wise County, Virginia, to the town of Tazewell, some 80 miles away. My journey takes me across the edge of the Virginia coalfields and through…

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- Apr 30, 2017
The Return of Eastern Elk

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“Elk are not the first animals that come to mind when thinking of native Appalachian wildlife, but the species was a common sight in these hills prior to European settlement,” writes Dr. Walter Smith in…

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- Jan 03, 2017
Can You Find Green Salamanders? A Community Searches in the Appalachians

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This is the case with the green salamander, one of the most unique amphibians in the salamander-rich Appalachian Mountains. The only truly green-colored salamander in eastern North America, the green salamander…

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- Sep 12, 2016