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W.Va. expands wildlife management areas in northwest

The Hughes River wanders through northwestern West Virginia, connecting several new wildlife management areas.
The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources over the last two years has added more than 31,200 acres to the state's public lands in...

Applications being accepted for McClintic waterfowl hunt

Canada geese groom at the McClintic Wildlife Management Area near Point Pleasant, West Virginia.
Waterfowl hunters who wish to hunt from a shooting station in the controlled waterfowl hunting zone of McClintic Wildlife Management Area, near Point Pleasant,...

Biologist: young wild animals in spring are best left alone

A fawn halts in a West Virginia field. Photo courtesy W.Va. Dept. of Commerce.
They may be cute, they may seem cuddly, but young wild animals are best left alone—for their sake as well as ours, says Tyler...

Biologists find success restoring trout in eastern panhandle

Biologist Brandon Keplinger (center) works with staff to restore trout populations.
Biologists with the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources have released fingerling brook trout into a tributary of the Cacapon River with the help...

"The Jug" among more peculiar W.Va. geographic features

Aerial image of the Jug
MIDDLEBOURNE, W.Va. — Long before I'd seen it, I'd become fascinated by the idea of visiting "The Jug" on Middle Island Creek, one of...


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