Curtis Taylor retired Monday after a 35 year career at DNR.

Curtis Taylor out as DNR wildlife chief

Longtime leader with agency abruptly retires.  Full Story »

Ag ready to move forward with deer farm regulation


Department of Agriculture says their enforcement will be a lot of the things now done by DNR, but less restrictive. Full Story »

Tomblin signs deer farm bill into law


Tomblin says he's confident "we can protect our wildlife and maintain our state's strong hunting tradition." Full Story »

Sportsmen press for veto on deer farm legislation


Groups hope Governor Tomblin will reject bill to put deer farms under jurisdiction of Department of Agriculture instead of Division of Natural Resources. Full Story »

Antlerless hunting proposals reflect lower 2014 harvest


DNR sticks to antlerless hunting framework, but scales back bag limits in counties where buck harvest dropped Full Story »

Deer farm bill one step from final passage


House overwhelmingly approves transfer to state Department of Agriculture. Full Story »

Fungus continues to crash bat numbers in W.Va.


White nose syndrome continues to devastate bat population in West Virginia. Full Story »

Deer farm bill heading to full House for consideration


Delegate fails in attempt to amend the measure. Full Story »

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February 26, 2015

Taking the show on the road

I'll be taking the show to several locations around West Virginia in the months ahead. Hopefully we will cross paths.

February 24, 2015

Senators consider change to conceal carry law

Are there pitfalls or advantages to changing the current conceal carry law in West Virginia?

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2014 in the W.Va. outdoors

A look at some of the stories and issues from the past year for West Virginia hunters and anglers

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