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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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 Accepted for McClintic WMA Duck Shooting Stations

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. – Waterfowl hunters who wish to hunt from a shooting station in the controlled waterfowl hunting zone of McClintic Wildlife Management Area (WMA), located near Point Pleasant, must submit their applications by September 9, 2011, according to David T. McClung, Wildlife Manager for the Division of Natural Resources Wildlife Resources Section.

Hunting is by permit only on a portion of McClintic WMA during the October split of waterfowl season. Hunters are assigned an area free of charge, and are allowed to bring one guest. An accessible blind is available to the handicapped waterfowl hunter. Applicants are selected randomly by drawing and will be notified if selected. Hunters may apply by visiting the DNR website www.wvdnr.gov under “Hunting/Main Page” or by printing the following information on a postcard: name; address; telephone number; and the day(s) they desire to hunt. Cards should be addressed to: DUCK BLINDS, 1163 Wildlife Road, Point Pleasant, WV 25550.

The controlled waterfowl hunt is Oct. 1 through Oct. 8, 2011. Applicants not selected may come to the McClintic WMA office on the morning of each day’s hunt to apply for a shooting station left vacant by selected hunters who do not show up. These vacancies are filled on a first come basis. Those individuals not selected for an area may hunt waterfowl on McClintic WMA outside the controlled hunting zone. Consult the 2011-2012 West Virginia Migratory Bird Hunting Regulations for more complete information. Migratory bird regulations will be available at DNR offices by the end of August and are on the DNR’s website now.

Contact Information

David T. McClung, Wildlife Resources Section