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  1. August 28, 2014
    Aunt Jennie Music Festival at Chief Logan State Park, August 30-31, 2014

    LOGAN, West Virginia -- The 10th annual Aunt Jennie Music Festival is Labor Day Weekend at Chief Logan State Park. Logan native Roger Bryant, grandson of West Virginia folk legend “Aunt Jennie” Wilson, will serve as emcee this year for the August 30...

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  2. August 22, 2014
    Summersville Lake tailwater trout stocking

                 SUMMERSVILLE, West Virginia – The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (DNR), in cooperation with the West Virginia Professional Outfitters Association (WVPRO), will stock 750 pounds of...

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  3. August 22, 2014
    DNR fish health surveys to be conducted week of Aug. 25 on Kanawha and Elk rivers

                SOUTH CHARLESTON, West Virginia – The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (DNR) will conduct fisheries surveys and sampling for fish health assessments on the Kanawha and Elk rivers during...

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  4. August 21, 2014
    ADVENTURE ADVISORY: Sept. 1-14

    The Adventure Advisory, prepared and distributed by the West Virginia Division of Tourism, highlights some of the many activities happening across the Mountain State. Additional listings are posted at www.GoToWV.com; click on “Calendar.” Event...

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  5. August 20, 2014
    Social media creates dining-out interest at West Virginia State Parks

    Cacapon is one of three West Virginia state parks that post special theme nights and Sunday buffets on Facebook. Photo Courtesy of the West Virginia Department of Commerce.     SOUTH CHARLESTON, West Virginia – Restaurants at West...

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  6. August 19, 2014
    September openings of West Virginia’s youth and statewide squirrel seasons

                 SOUTH CHARLESTON, West Virginia – Summer is winding down and the 2014 fall hunting seasons are almost here. The one-day, youth-only squirrel season will be held Sept. 6, 2014, and the statewide...

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  7. August 19, 2014
    “The Frontier Table” is set at Blennerhassett Island State Park Aug. 24; Foodways Tours Aug. 30

                 PARKERSBURG, West Virginia – Local historians Martha and Richard “Dick” Hartley have spent the past 25 years researching the food that early settlers in Western Virginia prepared and ate....

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  8. August 18, 2014
    West Virginia Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Fall Workshop Sept. 12-14, 2014, at Watoga State Park

    Registration is underway for the West Virginia Becoming and Outdoors-Woman fall workshop Sept. 12-14. Photo Courtesy of the West Virginia Department of Commerce.     SOUTH CHARLESTON, West Virginia – The West Virginia Division of...

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  9. August 18, 2014
    WANTED: West Virginia trophy fish and big bucks for display at Celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Day, Sept. 27 & 28

    WVDNR is looking for big bucks and trophy fish to display at West Virginia’s Celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Day at Stonewall Resort State Park Sept. 27 and 28. Photo Courtesy of the West Virginia Department of Commerce.     ...

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Media Contacts

DNR, Geological Survey
Hoy Murphy, Jr.
Hoy.R.Murphy@wv.gov
304-957-9365


Forestry, Miners Health Safety & Training
Leslie Fitzwater
Leslie.C.Fitzwater@wv.gov
304-957-9342


Development, Labor
Catherine Zacchi
Catherine.M.Zacchi@wv.gov
304-957-9340


Tourism
Andrea Bond
Andrea.B.Bond@wv.gov
304-957-9347


Energy, Workforce, Office of Economic Opportunity, Film Office
Courtney Sisk
Courtney.S.Sisk@wv.gov
304-957-9341