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  1. July 30, 2015
    Deadline to apply for South Branch WMA dove hunt is Aug. 15

                SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Mourning dove hunters who wish to hunt from a shooting station during the controlled mourning dove hunt on South Branch Wildlife Management Area must submit...

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  2. July 29, 2015
    Have brunch on the island with Margaret Blennerhassett Aug. 13, 2015

        PARKERSBURG, West Virginia – In 1798, Margaret Blennerhassett was known in the Wood County, Marietta/Belpre Ohio areas for entertaining guests with grace and style. In 2015, a late morning brunch on the island in the presence of...

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  3. July 29, 2015
    “Wings of Wonder – Birds of Prey” Program on Blennerhassett Island Aug. 22, 2015

        PARKERSBURG, West Virginia – “Who cooks for me, who cooks for you all?” What raptor says this phrase? To learn the answer, come to Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park Sunday, Aug. 22, for the Birds of Prey educational program...

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  4. July 28, 2015
    Department of Commerce joins Multicoat in grand opening of expanded operations

    Construction coating manufacturer completes new facility in Putnam County FRAZIERS BOTTOM, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Commerce joins Multicoat Products Inc. in celebrating the completion of its new East Coast headquarters in Putnam County....

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  5. July 28, 2015
    Wild, Wonderful West Virginia Announces Search for West Virginia's Next Generation of Talented Chefs

    Nominations sought for Rising Star Chefs to compete in the 2016 Cast Iron Cook-Off® Nomination Form: download CHARLESTON, West Virginia (July 28, 2015) – Wild, Wonderful West Virginia today encouraged individuals to nominate Rising Star Chefs to...

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  6. July 28, 2015
    WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Logan County

    Register for Aug. 18 session on business fundamentals MOUNT GAY, W.Va. — A workshop on “Business Fundamentals” is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 18, in Logan County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business Development...

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  7. July 28, 2015
    Go from Pipestem State Park “Through the Garden Gate” to Bluefield Aug. 8, 2015

        PIPESTEM, West Virginia – Visitors to Pipestem Resort State Park August 8, 2015, may want to wander “Through the Garden Gate,” a breathtaking summer garden tour in nearby Bluefield, West Virginia. The tour of six homes will feature...

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  8. July 27, 2015
    Pioneer Heritage Days at Blennerhassett Island, August 1 and 2, 2015

        PARKERSBURG, West Virginia – How did West Virginia’s first immigrants live, from making clothing to building shelter to growing food? Pioneer Heritage Days at Blennerhassett Island Saturday, August 1, and Sunday, August 2, will show...

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  9. July 24, 2015
    Mary Todd Lincoln portrayal at Canaan Valley Resort State Park July 29, 2015

        DAVIS, West Virginia – Mary Todd Lincoln, wife of President Abraham Lincoln, will be portrayed by JoAnn Peterson of Kingwood in a West Virginia Humanities Council History Alive! program at Canaan Valley Resort State Park Wednesday,...

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  10. July 24, 2015
    Natural Resources Commission Quarterly Meeting 1 p.m., Sunday, July 26, 2015 Lakeview Resort, Morgantown

        MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The next quarterly meeting of the West Virginia Natural Resources Commission is scheduled for Sunday, July 26, 2015, beginning at 1 p.m. at Lakeview Resort in Morgantown.     The public is invited...

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  11. July 23, 2015
    WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Upshur County

    Register for Aug. 13 session on Business Fundamentals Buckhannon, WV — A workshop on Business Fundamentals is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 13 in Upshur County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business Development...

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  12. July 23, 2015
    WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Hardy County

    Register for Aug. 13 session on business fundamentals MOOREFIELD, W.Va. — A workshop on “Business Fundamentals” is scheduled for 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 13, in Hardy County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business...

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  13. July 22, 2015
    GOVERNOR TOMBLIN, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE CELEBRATE WEST VIRGINIA'S TOP EXPORTERS

    Governor recognizes 46 West Virginia exporters, sales to 85 different countries CHARLESTON, W.Va. (July 21, 2015) - Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today joined Department of Commerce Secretary Keith Burdette, the West Virginia Development Office and the West...

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  14. July 22, 2015
    WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Fayette County

    Register for Aug. 12 session on Business Fundamentals OAK HILL, W.Va. — A workshop on Business Fundamentals is scheduled for 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 12, in Fayette County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business Development...

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  15. July 22, 2015
    “Becoming an Outdoors-Woman” Fall Workshop Sept. 18-20, 2015 at Watoga State Park

        MARLINTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (DNR) announces that registration is underway for the fall “Becoming an Outdoors-Woman” (BOW) workshop at Watoga State Park Sept. 18-20, 2015. This is an opportunity...

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  16. July 21, 2015
    Adventure Advisory: Heritage

    The Adventure Advisory, prepared and distributed by Wild, Wonderful West Virginia (GoToWV), highlights some of the many activities happening across the Mountain State. Additional listings are posted at www.GoToWV.com. Event organizers and promoters...

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  17. July 20, 2015
    Further Actions Taken to Combat CWD of Deer in West Virginia

    SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. –“As part of our agency’s ongoing management efforts to slow the spread of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), a larger portion of the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia has been added to the current area where artificial ...

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  18. July 20, 2015
    Amber Wilson selected as West Virginia’s 2015 State Star

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Small Business Coach Amber Wilson has been selected as West Virginia’s 2015 State Star for America’s Small Business Development Centers announced Kristina Oliver, state director of the West Virginia Small Business Development Center ...

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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