Mon, 19 Mar 2018 12:15:00 GMT
HOLDEN, W.Va. — Fifty-one elk completed their journey from Arizona and were released into a holding facility in Logan County earlier this month.
Fri, 09 Mar 2018 11:55:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Trapping seasons for all furbearing animals, except beaver, have closed. The beaver trapping season continues until March 31.
Wed, 28 Feb 2018 10:45:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources will hold 12 public meetings across the state to review and receive comments on proposed hunting, trapping and fishing regulations March 12-13 from 6-8 p.m.
Mon, 26 Feb 2018 15:05:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Two West Virginia Division of Natural Resources staff members have been recognized by the state chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) for their efforts in game management, conservation and promoting hunter safety.
Mon, 26 Feb 2018 10:20:00 GMT
ELKINS, W.Va. — The following waters were stocked the week of Feb. 19, 2018
West Virginia State Parks anticipate a great camping year in 2018 Campsite reservations begin Feb. 15
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 12:35:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia’s state parks and forests will begin processing campsite reservations on Feb. 15, in advance of camping season this spring.
Tue, 13 Feb 2018 11:25:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Natural Resources Commission will conduct its next quarterly meeting on Sunday, Feb. 25, at the Division of Natural Resources Headquarters at 324 4th Avenue in South Charleston. The meeting will start at 1 p.m.
West Virginia Legislation Would Support Healthy Forests and Expanded Recreational Opportunities in West Virginia State Parks
Tue, 06 Feb 2018 12:50:00 GMT
Restoring and improving the health of West Virginia’s state park lands while creating expanded public recreational opportunities are the goals of West Virginia Senate bill SB270 and its House companion HB4182.
Mon, 05 Feb 2018 11:20:00 GMT
ELKINS, W.Va. - The following waters were stocked the week of Jan. 29, 2018:
Mon, 29 Jan 2018 11:15:00 GMT
ELKINS, W.Va. – The following waters were stocked the week of Jan. 22, 2018
Thu, 25 Jan 2018 16:15:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — In an effort to encourage families and new anglers to enjoy fishing during the spring 2018 season, the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources has announced the locations of 104 trout stockings.
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 15:30:00 GMT
FRENCH CREEK, W.Va. — French Creek Freddie, West Virginia’s favorite weather-predicting groundhog, will leave his den on Feb. 2 to celebrate Groundhog Day and is inviting visitors to join him at the West Virginia State Wildlife Center in Upshur County.
Gov. Justice Announces That Additional Elk To Be Acquired From Kentucky For West Virginia's Elk Restoration Project
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 10:25:00 GMT
CHARLESTON, WV — Gov. Jim Justice announced today that the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources has reached an agreement with the United States Department of Agriculture, the U.S. Forest Service and the Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area (LBL) to acquire 17 additional elk next month as part of the state’s elk restoration effort.
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 15:30:00 GMT
ELKINS, W.Va. – The following waters were stocked the week of Jan. 15, 2018
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 10:00:00 GMT
PIPESTEM, W.Va. — Pipestem Resort State Park will host a gift buying show for retail businesses and bulk buyers at the McKeever Lodge Feb. 5-7.
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:55:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Law Enforcement Section of the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources has scheduled Physical Agility Tests (PAT) for anyone interested in applying for Natural Resources Police Officer (NRPO) positions open statewide.
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 15:00:00 GMT
ELKINS, W.Va. – The following waters were stocked the week of Jan. 8, 2018
Wed, 10 Jan 2018 12:05:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Hunters in West Virginia harvested 3,160 black bears during the combined 2017 archery and firearms seasons, which is the second highest recorded bear kill in state history.
Wed, 10 Jan 2018 10:25:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Preliminary counts indicate hunters harvested 108,160 white-tailed deer in West Virginia during the 2017 seasons. The 2017 harvest was 4 percent below the 2016 harvest of 112,384 deer, and 15 percent below the five-year average of 127,803.
Wed, 10 Jan 2018 10:15:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources is requesting original color wildlife paintings for the 2019 edition of the award-winning West Virginia Wildlife Calendar. The deadline for submitting artwork is Feb. 19, 2018.
Mon, 08 Jan 2018 10:55:00 GMT
ELKINS, W.Va. – The following waters were stocked the week of Jan. 2, 2018:
Thu, 04 Jan 2018 16:25:00 GMT
LOGAN, W.Va. — Visitors to Chief Logan State Park’s Museum in the Park will soon enjoy enhanced services and expanded hours once renovations to the popular attraction are completed by Memorial Day Weekend. These changes are the result of a cooperative agreement to transfer operation of the museum, from the West Virginia Division of Culture and History to the State Parks Section of the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources.
Wed, 03 Jan 2018 14:25:00 GMT
PIPESTEM, W.Va. — Lift your eyes to the mountains and skies Saturday, Jan. 6, to look for eagles and other raptors during the 13th Winter Eagle Survey. This annual bird-watching event will be conducted across West Virginia by volunteers known as “The Eagle Brigade.” The Winter Eagle Survey will start at 10 a.m. and end at 2 p.m.
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