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Sustainability in Appalachia Students Explore Eastern Kentucky

GEO/APP/ENV 430 Sustainability in Appalachia Students tour a mine.
During the Fall 2014 semester, the GEO/APP/ENV 430 class, taught by geography faculty Dr. Alice Jones, worked with the InVision Hazard community group in Hazard Kentucky to help develop a downtown River Arts Walk revitalization plan.  Over the Fall Break, the class took a three-day field trip to eastern  Kentucky to better understand the sustainability issues in rural Appalachian Kentucky. Field Trip activities included hiking at Lilley Cornett Woods (Letcher County) , the Pine Mountain Settlement School (Harlan County), the Kentucky Coal Mining Museum (Benham and Lynch, Ky) a trail ride at the base of Pine Mountain with the Stables of Creekside Glen; dinner at the Treehouse Bakery & Café ind owntown Hazard, a tour of Appalshop, Whitesburg, and a tour or the Starfire Mine (Perry County)

Published on January 13, 2015

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