Appalachian Headwaters

We restore forests, streams, & communities

Appalachian Headwaters is a nonprofit organization focused on environmental education and ecological restoration. Our programs promote a healthy environment and a strong economy in our region.

Programs

Appalachian Beekeeping Collective

The Appalachian Beekeeping Collective trains and supports partner beekeepers in natural beekeeping. ABC teaches honey bee ecology and also raises awareness of environmental issues affecting honey bees.

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Appalachian Pollinator Center

The Appalachian Pollinator Center focuses on education and outreach, conservation, and community science to help people in our region understand and protect native pollinators and their habitats.

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Reforestation

Appalachian Headwaters works to restore productive native forests and water quality on former mountaintop removal mines and other large-scale surface mine sites in our region.

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Schools and Interns

Appalachian Headwaters is committed to helping teachers and students engage with environmental education. Our programs equip participants to explore environmental issues, develop a deeper understanding of the natural world, engage in problem solving, and take action to improve the environment.

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Camp Waldo

Camp Waldo is an overnight summer camp on the banks of the Greenbrier River. We combine adventure, environmental education, and outdoor exploration to connect kids with nature.

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What's New

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Resource 4/7/2021

Virtual Field Trip: Fascinating Frogs of West Virginia

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Resource 4/7/2021

Lesson Plan: Evergreen West Virginia

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Resource 4/7/2021

Lesson Plan: Light Pollution and You

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video
Resource 4/7/2021

Virtual Field Trip: Fascinating Frogs of West Virginia

Learn More
pdf
Resource 4/7/2021

Lesson Plan: Evergreen West Virginia

Learn More
pdf
Resource 4/7/2021

Lesson Plan: Light Pollution and You

Learn More

Upcoming Events

12/10 Fri
"Let's Take a Virtual Field Trip!" - Wilderness Areas and Their Wildlife

Learn about our wilderness areas and the amazing wildlife around us with Kirsten Belcher of Wilderness Stewards! FREE. Register online at: https://tinyurl.com/yyr7mrc7 * If you have previously registered for this…

12/11 Sat
Winter Tree ID with Appalachian Headwaters

Have you ever wanted to identify a tree but realized that without its leaves it seems impossible? The good news is there are many features besides the tree's leaves that…

Resources

Headwaters is dedicated to helping share educational resources with communities and partner groups in our region and beyond.

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Headwaters is dedicated to helping share educational resources with communities and partner groups in our region and beyond.

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Support Our Mission

Appalachian Headwaters is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Your support makes our work possible.

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