Fungus continues to ravage West Virginia bat numbers

Retiring DNR Biologist Craig Stihler wishes there was a better outlook as his career comes to a close.  Full Story »

DNR proposes protection for 130 miles of native brook trout streams

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Agency wants to insure work done will keep native brook trout progressing while enabling sportsmen to enjoy fishing for them. Full Story »

Parks and DNR consider changes to controlled hunts

2 weeks ago by

Prospective hunters would get more than one day's hunt, restrictions on movement would be loosened, and a new application fee are all part of the proposed new program for reducing deer numbers in State Parks where necessary. Full Story »

New seasons and significant changes proposed for big game hunting seasons in W.Va.

3 weeks ago by

Proposals for 2018-19 will include additional days to antlerless season, a shift in muzzleloader hunting, and the creation of a true primitive weapons season for deer and bear---AFTER the first of the year. Full Story »

Bill allowing logging in state parks falls apart

3 weeks ago by

The bill would have allowed logging in an effort to manage the land, as well as to raise $50 million for deferred maintenance projects at state park facilities. Full Story »

Mountaineers show off new rifle range in Morgantown

4 weeks ago by

The new Bill McKenzie Rifle Range puts the 19 time National Championship program on a closer plane to other NCAA shooting teams. Full Story »

WV DNR team provides assistance in elk health check at LBL

1 month ago by

Agencies coordinate to do a wellness check on elk and establish another group which will be transferred to West Virginia. Full Story & Video »

VIDEO: Incredible video of elk capture in Arizona

1 month ago by

Dramatic Go-Pro video of the capture of elk in Arizona for release in West Virginia Full Story »

Trout Stocking Report

January 13, 2018

Jim Evans, a friend of the outdoors and a friend of mine

Late retired DNR biologist leaves a lasting legacy in the state's wildlife.

December 18, 2017

My buck season scramble

Despite short noticed, the farm where I learned to hunt provided an opportunity I had never enjoyed.

July 25, 2017

One of my few regrets in life

If I could turn back time, I would have worked toward becoming an Eagle Scout.

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