Kevin Ridder

Associate Editor of The Appalachian Voice in Boone, North Carolina

Fancy meeting you here! I'm the Associate Editor of The Appalachian Voice, a quarterly periodical published by the 501(c)(3) nonprofit Appalachian Voices. I have also worked with The Knoxville News Sentinel, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and The Knoxville Mercury. Have a question or terrible pun you'd like to share? I'd love to hear from you! Just click Contact in the menu.

Top image: I snapped this photo of the rolling hills of North Carolina's High Country after a brisk hike to the summit of Elk Knob in August 2018.

A Quest to Protect At-Risk Bats

Researchers and conservationists found and saved the land where a colony of endangered Virginia big-eared bats roost.
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Series: People in the Path of Pipelines

New pipelines transporting natural gas and gas liquids would cut across hundreds of miles through Appalachia and beyond, putting people, land and water at risk. Here, residents along the route share their stories.

Some of My Other Work

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