The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (WVDNR) reminds residents that feeding black bears is a violation of state law as well as a misguided disservice to our state animal…..
Hunting prospects look promising for the 2016 spring turkey season in West Virginia, which runs April 18 through May 24, with a special one-day youth season April 16.
A new nature guide book, “Land Snails of West Virginia,” has been published and is now available. It was written by Daniel Dourson and personnel of the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources…..
The Ruffed Grouse Society (RGS) has provided a forestry mulching machine to assist several agencies with their efforts to provide better habitat for a number of wildlife species in West Virginia.
The 2016 full-color wall calendar published by the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources has again won national recognition by receiving a 2016 Gold Award in a prestigious calendar contest.
The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (DNR) will host its spring Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) Workshop April 22-24, 2016, at Blackwater Falls State Park.
Sixty-one people gathered and were scattered to 11 survey sites for the 9th annual Spring Eagle Survey, held March 5 in the Pipestem area of southern West Virginia.
Physical Agility Tests (PAT) have been scheduled for anyone interested in applying for Natural Resources Police Officer (NRPO) positions that are open statewide, according to Col. Jerry…..
Volunteers are welcome to join the annual survey of the skies and waterways of the Pipestem area for golden and bald eagles.
The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds that various trapping and small game seasons are ending soon.
Full Moon Hikes are scheduled in February, March and April.
Joshua Allison, wildlife manager of the Hillcrest and Cross Creek Wildlife Management Areas in the northern panhandle, recently was selected by the West Virginia State Chapter of the National…..
Mountaineer Food Bank receives $50,000 donation from 2015 Governor’s One Shot Deer Hunt event for Hunters Helping the Hungry…
The Mountain State’s unofficial weather prognosticating groundhog, French Creek Freddie, will be the star of the show Tuesday, Feb. 2, at the West Virginia State Wildlife Center in Upshur County.
This year’s harvest was 32 percent higher than the 2014 deer harvest of 104,707 and 10 percent above the 5-year average of 126,067.
The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (DNR) is requesting original color wildlife paintings for the 2017 edition of the award-winning West Virginia Wildlife Calendar.
Hunters killed 1,140 bears during the 2015 archery season, including 710 with vertical bows and 430 with crossbows.
The 11th annual winter eagle survey of the Bluestone/Pipestem area is looking for volunteer spotters for the Jan. 9, 2016, event.
The Conservation Fund announced its purchase of 32,396 acres of working forestland in southern West Virginia that will eventually create the state’s largest, conserved block of prime habitat for…..
West Virginia State Parks Chief Sam England says 2016 is the year for hiking in West Virginia state parks and state forests.
Trees will be accepted from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Capitol Market in Charleston.
West Virginia state parks have become popular places to bring in the New Year and they will offer a variety of dinners and dances and packaged options.
Winter is a great time to camp, and with the recent warm weather in West Virginia, it’s an even better time.
A grant from the Governor’s One Shot, Inc. has increased the reimbursement rate for meat processors who participate in the Division of Natural Resources’ “Hunters Helping the Hungry” (HHH) program.
Fall turkey hunters checked in 1,131 turkeys this fall from 33 open counties, according to Keith Krantz, wild turkey and upland game bird project leader for the West Virginia Division of Natural…..