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  1. 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...

    published 29 days, 14 hours ago

  2. 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...

    published 29 days, 3 hours ago

  3. Tuesday Crew Day: Brandi Osburn

    Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I am originally from Ohio, but I moved to West Virginia when I was young and live in the Hurricane area. The biggest part of my family is from WV. I graduated from...

    published 29 days, 3 hours ago

  4. 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...

    published 29 days, 3 hours ago

  5. 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...

    published 26 days, 3 hours ago

  6. 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....

    published 23 days, 3 hours ago

  7. 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...

    published 22 days, 3 hours ago

  8. Tuesday Crew Day: Pasquale Greco

    Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I grew up in Wheeling, WV and went to Point Park University in Pittsburgh, PA, where I graduated with a BA in Cinema and Digital Arts. I now split my time between Queens,...

    published 22 days, 3 hours ago

  9. 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...

    published 22 days, 3 hours ago

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

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  11. 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...

    published 22 days, 3 hours ago

  12. The Roaming Gnome visits West Virginia’s state parks and brings a discount

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    published 21 days, 3 hours ago

  13. Broadcast Premiere of CMT'S "NASCAR: The Rise of American Speed" Sunday May 8 at 9 pm

    CHARLESTON, West Virginia – CMT will begin airing its three-part special event "NASCAR: The Rise of American Speed" on May 8 at 9 p.m. EST. Predominantly filmed in West Virginia's Berkeley and Jefferson counties, the three-part special event is...

    published 20 days, 3 hours ago

  14. 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...

    published 19 days, 12 hours ago

  15. Celebrate summer at Plum Orchard Lake Wildlife Management Area

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    published 20 days, 3 hours ago

  16. 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) ...

    published 18 days, 12 hours ago

  17. Tuesday Crew Day: Mark Totten

    Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I’m originally from Belle, WV, and moved to Hurricane in 2009. I’m a lifelong resident of the state, and while I get to travel a lot for work, I’m always glad to get...

    published 15 days, 3 hours ago

  18. West Virginia trout stocking the week of May 9-13, 2016

    ELKINS, W.Va. – The following waters were stocked the week of May 9-13, 2016:  Anthony Creek Baker Lake (Children & Class Q) Bear Rocks Lake Beech Fork Tailwaters Berwind Lake Big Clear Creek Blackwater River Brandywine Lake ...

    published 12 days, 3 hours ago

  19. “Kids to Parks Day” and other May events encourage outdoors explorations at Cacapon Resort State Park

    BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. – Kids and their families are the focus of outdoor explorations Saturday, May 21, at Cacapon Resort State Park near Berkeley Springs in Morgan County. “Kids to Parks Day” activities will include hikes, nature studies and...

    published 9 days, 3 hours ago

  20. Work as a getaway – be a volunteer campground host at West Virginia State Parks

    SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Warm weather means camping for many people who enjoy the outdoors. Visitors to West Virginia state park campgrounds often are greeted and assisted by volunteer hosts. Several state parks have opportunities open for people...

    published 8 days, 14 hours ago

  21. West Virginia hunters harvest 10,369 spring turkeys in 2016

    ELKINS, W.Va. – Spring turkey hunters harvested 10,369 gobblers this year, up 14 percent from 2015, according to Keith Krantz, wild turkey and upland game biologist for the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (DNR). The 2016 season, April 18...

    published 9 days, 3 hours ago

  22. Tuesday Crew Day: Rosemarie Hunter

    Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I was born and raised in Charleston, WV, where I currently reside. I have two college-aged children here as well. My daughter studies biology at West Virginia State...

    published 8 days, 3 hours ago

  23. “Kids to Parks Day” May 21 encourages outdoor exploration at West Virginia State Parks

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    published 8 days, 3 hours ago

  24. West Virginia Department of Commerce celebrates winners of President’s “E” export award

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Department of Commerce congratulates three West Virginia companies on winning 2016 President’s “E” Awards for exporting. Presented Monday by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce, the “E...

    published 7 days, 12 hours ago

  25. “Old Friends” harmonize again at Blackwater Falls State Park May 27, 2016

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    published 6 days, 17 hours ago

  26. State record blue catfish caught in Ohio River

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    published 7 days, 3 hours ago

  27. Hoedown in the Hills at Chief Logan Lodge June 18, 2016

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  28. West Virginia trout stocking the week of May 16-20, 2016

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    published 4 days, 12 hours ago

  29. Broadcast Premiere of AMC'S "The American West" Set for June 11 at 10 pm

    8-part premiere event predominantly filmed in West Virginia CHARLESTON, West Virginia – AMC will begin airing its 8-part premiere event "The American West" on June 11 at 10 p.m. EST. Predominantly filmed in West Virginia's Berkeley and Jefferson...

    published 2 days, 3 hours ago

  30. Tuesday Crew Day: Taso Stavrakis

    Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I grew up in Pittsburgh and graduated from Carnegie Mellon University. After living 12 years in NYC, 10 in LA, and 10 more in Florida, I found a beautiful 300-acre farm...

    published 1 day, 3 hours ago

  31. State Film Office to Host Workforce Training Master Class June 25-26

    SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Film Office will host a two-day workforce training master class June 25-26, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Bethany College’s Mountainside Conference Center in Bethany. This hands-on skills training will be...

    published 1 day, 3 hours ago

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