West Virginia - Wild and Wonderful

About West Virginia

West Virginia is noted for its mountains and diverse topography, its historically significant logging and coal mining industries, and its political and labor history. It is one of the most densely karstic areas in the world, making it a choice area for recreational caving and scientific research.

Business

West Virginia is full of opportunity for any business with a growing economy and a highly dedicated workforce. Whether you are running an existing business or thinking of starting a new business you can find all of the information you need throughout this business section.

Education

West Virginia is fortunate to have a tremendous education system with a high standard of excellence. Please use the information provided here to learn more about the wealth of educational opportunities in our great state.

Employment

West Virginia is home to one of the finest workforces in the country based on our hard work and commitment to quality. Whether you are looking for new job opportunities, enhancing your job skills or researching future employment trends you can find all of the information you need throughout this employment section.

Family

West Virginia offers the perfect balance of a rural and urban setting that suits a variety of lifestyles. This is a state where you can go whitewater rafting in the morning, go to an art exhibit in the afternoon and attend a concert in the evening. Whether you just moved to the Mountain State or your family has been here since it was founded, you are part of our community.

Health

Maintaining proper health is vital to ensuring the highest quality of life possible. West Virginia strives to provide one of the best health care systems in the country that is affordable and available to all residents of the state. This section contains numerous resources to assist you in accessing the health care services provided in the state.

Tourism

Exhilarate in the lasting beauty and natural wonder scattered throughout West Virginia. From unmatched outdoor recreation to world-class resorts, breathtaking scenery and a variety of cultural and historic attractions, West Virginia is an ideal spot to plan your next adventure. Discover for yourself what makes West Virginia wild and wonderful.

 Applications available for 2014 antlerless deer season limited permit areas

7/3/2014
Antlerless white-tailed deer
Photo Courtesy of the West Virginia Department of Commerce.
Antlerless white-tailed deer
SOUTH CHARLESTON, West Virginia – Applications for the 2014 Antlerless Deer Season are available at West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (DNR) district offices and the DNR Elkins and South Charleston offices. These applications also may be downloaded from the DNR’s Web page at www.wvdnr.gov.

“These limited permit areas provide antlerless deer hunting opportunities in counties or areas of the state where wildlife biologists have determined that limited numbers of antlerless deer permits are necessary to meet management objectives,” said Curtis I. Taylor, Chief of the DNR Wildlife Resources Section.

Eleven wildlife management areas (WMAs) (Beaver Dam, Big Ugly, Blackwater, Calvin Price State Forest, Elk River, Greenbrier State Forest, Kumbrabow State Forest, Little Canaan, Little River, Potomac and Wallback) and eight counties or portions thereof (Boone, Clay, Fayette, Mercer, Nicholas, Pendleton, Pocahontas and Raleigh) will have a limited number of Class N licenses for resident and Class NN licenses for nonresident antlerless deer hunting Oct. 23-25 on private land only, and Nov. 24 through Dec. 6, Dec. 18-20 and Dec. 29-31 on private and public land. Applications must be received by the DNR before the close of business Aug. 15, 2014.

For complete information on antlerless deer season dates and bag limits, consult the 2014-2015 Hunting and Trapping Regulations Summary, which is available at West Virginia hunting and fishing license agents, DNR offices and online at www.wvdnr.gov.

Contact Information

Curtis Taylor, Wildlife Resources Section Chief
394-558-2771
DNR.Wildlife@wv.gov