West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (WVDNR) Director Bob Fala has announced the appointment of Paul R. Johansen as chief of the Wildlife Resources Section, effective May 16, 2015.
The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources reminds residents that feeding black bears is a violation of state law as well as a misguided disservice to our state animal, according to Colin……..
WV50 is a “visit a state park” discount rate promotion to encourage friends, families and meeting planners to use lodge facilities in January.
The West Virginia DNR announced that at least five areas in the West Virginia state park system will offer First Day Hikes Jan. 1, 2015.
Governor’s One Shot Committee members have presented a check to the Mountaineer Food Bank, representing $65,000 raised during the eighth annual Governor’s One Shot Deer Hunt held Oct. 24-26, 2014.
The West Virginia Division of Natural R esources is excited to announce that t.he 2015 West Virginia Wildlife Calendar is now available for everyone to enjoy.
WVDNR Director Frank Jezioro will present the Mountaineer Food Bank and Hunters Helping the Hungry program with a check for funds raised during the eighth annual Governor’s One Shot Whitetail Hunt.
Venison is an excellent alternative to beef for those concerned with healthier choices in their diet.
West Virginia hunters are reminded that the deer muzzleloader season will run from Dec. 8 through Dec. 13.
A meeting to help determine public interest in the restoration of elk to West Virginia has been scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014, 7 p.m.
West Virginia’s two-week antlered (buck) firearm season begins Monday, Nov. 24, and continues through Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014.
The WVDNR reminds hunters that they should review the 2014 – 2015 Hunting and Trapping Regulations Summary for detailed instructions concerning bag limits and season dates.
November is a big month for hunters, and the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (WVDNR) reminds hunters that safety is the most important part of a successful season.
The WVDNR has scheduled a meeting to help determine public interest in the restoration of elk to West Virginia has been scheduled for Nov. 13, 2014, at 7 p.m.
WVDNR will hold its next instructor training for the Archery in the Schools (AIS) Program Dec. 4 at the Bow Shop in Clarksburg, West Virginia.
The iconic Glade Creek Grist Mill at Babcock State Park, a favorite of photographers from around the world, is now featured on a stamp issued by the United States Postal Service.
The West Virginia DNR reminds hunters that successful hunters must field tag and transport their deer, bear, turkey or boar to a Natural Resources Police Officer or official game checking station.
The fall wild turkey hunting season in West Virginia opens October 11th in selected counties across the state.
The statewide squirrel season for West Virginia opens Saturday, September 13th, with the ruffed grouse season opening October 18th, 2014, and closeing February 28th, 2015.
The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources announced that its 2014 Mast Survey and Hunting Outlook is available online and printed copies will soon be available at DNR offices across the states.
Outdoor Youth Challenge has been one of the biggest attractions during West Virginia’s Celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Day, held annually at Stonewall Resort State Park.
Hunters are reminded that a bear season with or without the use of dogs will take place in all or parts of 16 counties Sept. 18–20 and all of eight counties Oct. 4-10.
The West Virginia DNR is excited to announce that it has received a grant for addressing White-Nose Syndrome in bats.
The WVDNR has announced applications are available for permits for the limited bear firearms season this fall in West Virginia.
West Virginia Division of Natural Resources has announced they are accepting applications for the 2014 Antlerless Deer Season.
Cabwaylingo State Forest near Dunlow in Wayne County is currently accepting reservations for their new summer special vacation rate for weeklong stays.
Preliminary harvest figures for the 2014 spring gobbler season indicate West Virginia hunters checked in 9,017 bearded turkeys, according to Curtis I. Taylor.
This useful survey has the hunter record items of interest by day, such as the number of gobblers heard, called in, missed and harvested.
The September 29 opening of the bow hunting season for deer also marks the beginning of the annual West Virginia Big Buck Contest…
The money will go to the Hunters Helping the Hungry Program (HHH), administered by WVDNR, to distribute venison to needy families across the state through the Mountaineer Food Bank and other agencies…
West Virginia trappers are reminded that the various trapping seasons for affected species will be ending soon, according to the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources…
I had already made my decision the night before. If the wind didn’t blow the dog off its feet and if the snow wasn’t over my knees I was going…
The new Senior Lifetime Hunting, Trapping and Fishing License, which becomes effective January 1, 2012, is now available for purchase..
For people looking for a new first day tradition or a reason to start a new exercise program, we think First Day hiking programs will be a popular alternative to sitting inside…
This year’s buck harvest is significantly higher than last year, with increases occurring across all DNR districts…
The next training session for instructors of the West Virginia Archery in the Schools Program has been scheduled for Feb. 22 – 23 2012 at Cacapon Resort State Park…
Poaching is not just a violation of the law, it also deprives honest sportsmen of the opportunity to legally harvest game…
The West Virginia firearm buck gun season is Nov. 21 – Dec. 3. It is open in all counties except Logan, Mingo, McDowell and Wyoming…
Like many of our hunters, there are so many hunting opportunities that we often have to pick and choose when, where and what species we will hunt…
West Virginia State Parks and Forests recognize veterans and their service to our country and state…