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  1. Tuesday Crew Day: Nick Korolev

    Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I am originally from New Jersey by way of Arizona and am presently a resident of Fisher, WV. I work as a substitute teacher in two counties and, in the summer, as the...

    published 30 days, 6 hours ago

  2. Tuesday Crew Day: Angela Semple

    Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I’m originally from Moundsville, WV and currently living in Pittsburgh. I’m still close enough to travel to WV for work when it is available. What was your first job in...

    published 23 days, 6 hours ago

  3. Tuesday Crew Day: Dakota Burns

    Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I am from and currently live in Madison, WV. What was your first job in film production and what was the experience like? My first job was in the art department as a...

    published 16 days, 6 hours ago

  4. Hunters in Hampshire and Hardy counties must submit harvested deer for mandatory Chronic Wasting Disease testing

    SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. – To prevent the spread of Chronic Wasting Disease, hunters must take all deer harvested on Nov. 21-22, 2016 in Hampshire and Hardy counties to a sampling station for testing. Hunters must also check their deer via...

    published 24 days, 4 hours ago

  5. West Virginia’s buck and antlerless deer firearms seasons open Nov. 21, 2016

    Additional Buck Stamp (Class RG & RRG) must be purchased before Nov. 21 SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia’s traditional buck firearms season begins Monday, Nov. 21, 2016. The buck firearms season has opened the Monday before...

    published 29 days, 1 hour ago

  6. Hunters in Hampshire and Hardy counties must submit harvested deer for mandatory Chronic Wasting Disease testing

    SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. – To prevent the spread of Chronic Wasting Disease, hunters must take all deer harvested on Nov. 21-22, 2016 in Hampshire and Hardy counties to a sampling station for testing. Hunters must also check their deer via...

    published 23 days, 23 hours ago

  7. Concurrent black bear hunting opportunities during deer season

    SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Deer hunters are reminded that a concurrent bear season without dogs will occur from Nov. 21 through Dec. 3, 2016, in 33 West Virginia counties. Seventeen counties in the eastern mountains will be open to concurrent...

    published 23 days, 22 hours ago

  8. DNR Wildlife Resources Section files procedural rules for review

    SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The Division of Natural Resources has filed procedural rule changes with the Secretary of State’s office, according to Paul R. Johansen, chief of the DNR Wildlife Resources Section. The proposed rules will be open for...

    published 22 days, 23 hours ago

  9. WVDNR urges hunters to know their DNR ID number before buck firearms season

    SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. –The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (DNR) urges hunters to make sure they know their DNR identification number (DNR ID#) well before the buck firearms season begins Monday, Nov. 21, to ensure they will be...

    published 21 days, 22 hours ago

  10. 2016 West Virginia deer firearms season fact sheet

    The West Virginia buck firearms season is Nov. 21 – Dec. 3, 2016. It is open in all counties except Logan, Mingo, McDowell and Wyoming. Approximately 330,000 deer hunters will be in West Virginia's woods during this season. Hunters ...

    published 19 days, 22 hours ago

  11. “Opt to Be Outside” at a West Virginia State Park on Black Friday, Nov. 25, 2016

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    published 16 days, 13 hours ago

  12. Tuesday Crew Day: Chris Savors

    Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I was born and raised in Elkview and still reside in the Elkview area. My production team, #TeamSober, and family are what keep me connected to West Virginia. What was...

    published 9 days, 6 hours ago

  13. December surplus trout stocking

    SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources will stock trout in selected streams and lakes during the month of December, according to Paul Johansen, chief of the DNR Wildlife Resources Section. “We have surplus...

    published 2 days, 22 hours ago

  14. Deer hunters in West Virginia harvest 45,871 bucks during the 2016 buck firearms season

    SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Preliminary data collected from the electronic game checking system indicate deer hunters in West Virginia harvested 45,871 bucks during the two-week buck firearms season which ran from Nov. 21 through Dec. 3, 2016,...

    published 1 day, 23 hours ago

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