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New Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge HQ, visitor center sought
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New Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge HQ, visitor center sought

After withdrawing plans early last year to move its administrative offices and visitor center into the former Canaan Valley Institute building near Davis, the Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge is now awaiting word from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife...

New Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge HQ, visitor center sought
New Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge HQ, visitor center sought

After withdrawing plans early last year to move its administrative offices and visitor center into the former Canaan Valley Institute building near Davis, the Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge is now awaiting word from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife...

Why WV’s Kanawha Falls is renowned for its trophy fish
Why WV’s Kanawha Falls is renowned for its trophy fish

GLEN FERRIS — It looks like big-fish water, and it is.

New laws and regulations protect WV’s brook trout, flathead catfish

Brook-trout poachers and catfish exploiters, beware. The law is no longer on your side.

Outdoors Calendar: May 1, 2016

May 9

n The Almost Heaven Archers will hold their monthly meeting, 7 p.m. at the Cabela’s store in Southridge Centre. Call 304-744-2455.

Photo: Dad and daughter bike home from WV Capitol
Photo: Dad and daughter bike home from WV Capitol

Several groups now accepting registration for summer camps
Several groups now accepting registration for summer camps

Several area groups and organizations are accepting registration for camps and programs for children this summer. They are:

Photo: Hanging around the New River Gorge
Photo: Hanging around the New River Gorge

Nurture a love of nature in your kids
Nurture a love of nature in your kids

Spring is in full swing: The buds on the trees have opened, birds are chirping, and children are eager to go outside and get muddy.

New app gives visitors self-guided tours of Paint Creek Scenic Byway
New app gives visitors self-guided tours of Paint Creek Scenic Byway

BECKLEY — A 44-mile-long scenic corridor sprinkled with historic points of interest as well as places to fish for trout, ride bikes, view wildlife and paddle kayaks weaves its way over, under and alongside the West...

John McCoy: WV family’s spring gobbler success spans three generations

For one West Virginia family, the state’s spring gobbler season got started with a bang that reverberated through three generations.

WV has at least 24 times as many bruins now than it did in 1977
WV has at least 24 times as many bruins now than it did in 1977

Considering what West Virginia’s bear population has been through, it’s bearing up rather well.

WV DNR calls on blue catfish to solve lake’s shad problem
WV DNR calls on blue catfish to solve lake’s shad problem

To rid a West Virginia reservoir of thousands upon thousands of unwanted gizzard shad, state fisheries officials came up with a true-blue solution.

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Hunting & Fishing

Why WV’s Kanawha Falls is renowned for its trophy fish
New laws and regulations protect WV’s brook trout, flathead catfish

Recreation

Nurture a love of nature in your kids