Low water leads to lock restrictions on Ohio River

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says recreational boats will only be able to lock up or downstream on the even hours until water levels rise Full Story »


AML Pilot project will reopen a section of the Hatfield-McCoy Trails

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Abandoned Mine Land funds will help purchase the Ivy Branch Trail System in Lincoln County which closed when the property was sold several years ago. Full Story »

A full blooded Mountaineer

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First elk calves known to have been born AND bred in West Virginia have arrived. Full Story »

DNR cancels controlled hunt at Chief Logan State Park

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Director Steve McDaniel tells meeting in Logan the merits of the hunt were outweighed by the ill feelings created in the community. Full Story »

CWD detected in two more West Virginia counties

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Two positives in Berkeley County and one from Mineral County widen the circle of chronic wasting disease prevalence in West Virginia's eastern panhandle. Full Story »

Crayfish study could mean habitat improvement in coalfields

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Stocked trout may be causing life to be even harder on two endangered crayfish--but researchers believe they have a solution to help both species. Full Story »

Catfish ‘Noodling” now legal in West Virginia

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West Virginians can now legally pull a catfish out of its lair by hand. Guides with "noodling know-how" from other states share some of their knowledge. Full Story »

WVSSAC to recognize archery as a sanctioned sport

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Officials say the popularity of the DNR's Archery in the Schools and the diversity of competitors is driving the WVSSAC's decision Full Story »

Trout Stocking Report

June 12, 2018

We are failing kids when we don’t require them to work.

For years we've talked about he need to get kids hunting and fishing more, I'm worried getting them outside to do anything is becoming a lost cause.

May 25, 2018

I put a serious dent in my bucket list on recent road trip

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — I recently had the opportunity of a lifetime, and thankfully I took it. My son Hank has a summer internship with a...

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.

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