Livable Regions and Communities in Appalachia: Kingsport Workshop

Posted on: July 17th, 2012 by Kathy Nothstine

On July 12, 2012, the Appalachian Regional Commission (http://www NULL.arc NULL.asp) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Office of Sustainable Communities (http://www NULL.epa NULL.htm), in partnership with the NADO Research Foundation, the Development District Association of Appalachia (http://www NULL.ddaa-ldd, and USDA Rural Development (http://www NULL.rurdev NULL.usda NULL.html), convened a workshop in Kingsport, TN. It was the second of three workshops  planned in Appalachia in 2012. Click the links below to view the agenda and the presentations shared at this workshop.

Workshop Agenda (PDF)

Prosperous, Healthy, Vibrant Rural Regions and Communities (Kathy Nothstine) (PDF)

EPA Programs Supporting Livable and Sustainable Rural Communities (Ed Fendley) (PDF)

GroWNC (Carrie Runser-Turner) (PDF)

New River Valley Livability Initiative (Kim Thurlow) (PDF)

Five Keys to Revitalizing Your Downtown (Cheryl Morgan) (PDF)

Transforming Liabilities into Assets: Clintwood, Virginia (Jim Baldwin) (PDF)

USDA Rural Development: Working for Rural Communities (Joe Woody) (PDF)

Central Appalachian Network: Building a Regional Network for Asset-Based Economic Development (Kathlyn Terry) (PDF)

WNC Forest Products Cooperative Marketing Project (Erica Anderson) (PDF)

WNC Forestry Success Stories (http://www (link to videos on YouTube)

Appalachian Prosperity Project (Skip Skinner and Marcia Quesenberry) (PDF)

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