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Native W.Va. garden plant may go unnoticed in the wild

A bed of Hydrophyllum virginianum comes into flower.
A picture speaks a thousand words, and that’s a good thing because I have a lot to say about this plant that could best...

Revenue growth in West Virginia continues to set records

The West Virginia revenue growth rate was the highest on-record for a December in West Virginia since at least the 1970s.
West Virginia's general revenue collections for December 2021 came in at $506.8 million—a "staggering" $124.4 million above estimates and 32.6 percent ahead of prior...

Tax credit for historic W.Va. buildings now permanent

Historic properties in North Wheeling may soon be added to the National Register of Historic Places.
West Virginia has made its historic tax rehabilitation credit program permanent, a move real estate developers are hailing for its economic influence in downtowns. Gov....

West Virginia angler catches record grass carp in February

John Miller, of Lost City, displays the new state record grass carp, a 54.75-inch, 67.4-pound trophy from Warden Lake.
A West Virginia angler recently caught a state record grass carp in Hardy County—the second record grass carp caught in the last two months. John...

Help for historic properties in Allegheny counties

The Preservation Alliance of West Virginia is seeking endangered historic properties in Preston, Monroe, Randolph, Greenbrier, and Pocahontas counties in need of technical assistance...

Gallery: Autumn in West Virginia by Jesse Thornton

Hungry Beech Nature Preserve, Roane County, West Virginia.
Each season the staff at West Virginia Explorer asks a photographer to help us express the beauty of West Virginia. This year we've asked...

W.Va. releases 2019 Mast Survey and Hunting Outlook

A young hunter enjoys the autumn season in West Virginia. Photo courtesy W.Va. Dept. of Commerce.
A bounty of apples, black cherries, and red and black oak acorns will affect hunting in West Virginia this year, according to a report...

New Parkersburg-area trail designed for intermediate level bikers

A cyclist crosses at bridge at Mountwood Park near Parkersburg, West Virginia.
Already among the most popular destinations for mountain biking in West Virginia, Mountwood Park has taken its mission a step further, unveiling a 1.4...

Autumn color to peak Oct. 1-10 in Tucker County, W.Va.

Artist on Dolly Sods, Monongahela National Forest, Tucker County, Allegheny Highlands Region
Fall color in high-elevation Tucker County will peak during the first ten days of October, says Brian Sarfino, who's worked to determine exact schedules...

Abundant W.Va. land holds promise for agricultural prosperity

Hilllsboro, WV, is located in the Little Levels of the Greenbrier Valley in southern Pocahontas County.
West Virginia’s abundant land holds promise for agricultural prosperity for the state and its people, according to Commissioner of Agriculture Kent Leonhardt. To ensure this...


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