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Monongahela Forest officials stress caution during Ian

ELKINS, W.Va. — Visitors recreating in the Monongahela National Forest over the weekend may see impacts from the remnants of Hurricane Ian, according to...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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. forestry officials urge caution with outdoor fires

A forest fire burns on Greencastle Mountain along the West Virginia Turnpike. (Photo: David Sibray)
Friday’s high winds and warm temperatures have officials at the W.Va. Division of Forestry asking West Virginians to avoid outdoor burning until conditions improve. Forestry...

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...

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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