An Author's Take On Ecological Disaster And Our Song Of The Week, This West Virginia Morning

On this West Virginia Morning, Mason Adams speaks with Kentucky poet laureate Silas House about his book "Lark Ascending," one of Inside Appalachia's summer read picks. In the book, House explores a future that’s reeling from ecological disaster.

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Shepherd University’s Tabler Farm Planting Eco-Friendly Food Forest

A tree planting for a food forest is scheduled this weekend at Shepherd University’s Tabler Farm, where volunteers can help plant edible species native to Appalachia.

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Ecologist Discusses Environment Post-COVID

Pandemic lockdowns reduced air pollution in some places around the world but those changes weren’t as pronounced in Appalachia. Much of the air pollution from this region comes from industry and electric generation, as compared to driving.

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Fish Species in Ohio River Have Substantially Increased Since '60s, Study Finds

The variety of fish species in the Ohio River has substantially increased since the 1960s, according to a new study. A team of researchers from Ball State…

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