Land Use in West Virginia
Surface mining alters the landscape and provides the opportunity for a variety of post-mining land uses from agriculture, wildlife habitat, forestry, building construction, and urban development. These articles give a basis for reclaiming lands to a variety of uses, provides designs and specifications, and the potential opportunities.
Just the basics
- Income opportunities on reclaimed surface mine lands in central Appalachia
- Use of reclaimed land for horticultural crop production