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The Nature Conservancy and the Appalachian Landscape Conservation Cooperative have released the first comprehensive picture of what future energy development could look like in the Appalachians.
The Landscape Environmental Energy Planning (LEEP) tool can help reduce ecological impacts from shale gas development in the Appalachians.
The Conservancy is collaborating across the Appalachians to stem the spread of hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA). Key areas to protect are Kentucky’s Bad Branch Preserve and Pennsylvania’s Allegheny Plateau.
This innovative effort seeks to protect and restore Appalachian forests for people and nature.
If not well planned, wind energy development could affect the quality of forests and freshwater resources in the Central Appalachians. What will this mean for people and nature?
The Conservancy is working with partners to restore the natural role of fire to the Appalachian forests. Discover why this is important at Virginia’s Warm Springs Mountain Preserve—and beyond.