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  1. May 6, 2016
    West Virginia trout stocking the week of May 2-6, 2016

    ELKINS, W.Va. – The following waters were stocked the week of May 2-6, 2016: Anthony Creek Big Sandy Creek Blackwater River Blackwater River Buckhannon River Buckhannon River (rail stocking) Buffalo Creek (Brooke) Buffalo Creek (Clay) Buffalo...

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  2. May 5, 2016
    WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Kanawha County

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 5, 2016 MEDIA CONTACT: Catherine Zacchi, 304-957-9340, catherine.m.zacchi@wv.gov FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/WVSBDC WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Kanawha County Register for May 26 session on Business...

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  3. May 5, 2016
    Celebrate summer at Plum Orchard Lake Wildlife Management Area

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  4. May 4, 2016
    The Roaming Gnome visits West Virginia’s state parks and brings a discount

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  5. May 3, 2016
    West Virginia’s State Parks celebrate Travel and Tourism Week, May 1-7, 2016

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  6. May 3, 2016
    Give Mom a break for Mother’s Day at West Virginia State Parks May 8, 2016

    SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Sunday, May 8, is Mother’s Day and West Virginia state parks with restaurants are offering appetizing menus and buffets to celebrate this special day. State parks lodge restaurants featuring Mother’s Day buffets include Chief...

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  7. May 3, 2016
    WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Jackson County

    Register for May 20 session on Business Fundamentals RIPLEY, W.Va. — A workshop on Business Fundamentals is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon, Friday, May 20, in Jackson County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business Development Center ...

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  8. May 2, 2016
    WVSBDC celebrates state small business award winners

    FOR RELEASE: May 2, 2016 CONTACT: Catherine Zacchi, 304-957-9340, catherine.m.zacchi@wv.gov FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/WVSBDC TWITTER: www. twitter.com/wvsbdc   WVSBDC celebrates state small business award winners Recipients to be...

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  9. May 2, 2016
    Friends of the Forks of the Coal River State Natural Area organizational meeting May 6 at Kanawha State Forest

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Anyone interested in becoming a “friend” of West Virginia’s newest state natural area is invited to an organizational meeting Friday, May 6, 2016, at 7 p.m. at Kanawha State Forest’s Nature Center next to the swimming pool. This...

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  10. April 29, 2016
    West Virginia trout stocking the week of April 25-29, 2016

      West Virginia trout stocking the week of April 25-29, 2016  ELKINS, W.Va. – The following waters were stocked the week of April 25-29, 2016: Anthony Creek Bear Rocks Lake Big Clear Creek Blackwater River Brandywine Lake Brushy Fork Lake...

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  11. April 26, 2016
    Lifeguard training class at Pipestem Resort State Park May 6-8, 2016

    PIPESTEM, W.Va. – Pipestem State Park is offering a three-day lifeguard training course, May 6-8, 2016. Those who successfully complete the intense course will become certified for Lifeguarding/First Aid/ CPR and AED. Instruction will be coordinated by...

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  12. April 26, 2016
    Historic Exhibit of West Virginia-made longrifles at Prickett’s Fort State Park

    FAIRMONT, W.Va. – An exhibit of 24 West Virginia-made rifles and pistols is on display at Prickett’s Fort State Park in Fairmont through Nov. 11, 2016. Presented by the Kentucky Rifle Foundation (KRF), it is the first time an exhibit of West Virginia-made...

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  13. April 25, 2016
    WVDNR Advises: Leave Young Wildlife Alone

    FRENCH CREEK, W.Va. – The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (DNR) advises West Virginians to leave young wildlife alone - in an effort to promote the safety and well-being of animals in their natural habitat. “Spring provides an excellent...

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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 Smithson
Leslie.C.Smithson@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