On this West Virginia Morning, with coal mines on the decline and people relocating, some towns in southern West Virginia are trying to find other ways to stimulate their economies. In Fayetteville, this meant that it was part of tourism.
There is a great view of river rafting, mountain biking and rock climbing in the area, but many of these activities are confined to the warmer months. So the town has begun a unique tourism campaign to bring people to visit in the season. The story of a folklorist Caitlin Tan.
Also on today's program In Inside Appalachia, we look at outdoor education.
One group in Ohio has the idea of understanding that children get easier copying mechanisms in natural environments. Kavitha Cardoza reports on one program set out outside in Dayton, Ohio, which puts children whose parents struggle with addiction.
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