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.

 DNR Reschedules Public Regulations Meetings in Fairmont and Martinsburg


Two of the six public meetings designed to solicit public input on proposed hunting, trapping and fishing regulations scheduled for Monday, March 17, 2014, have been rescheduled because of the latest inclement weather and resulting school closings, according to Frank Jezioro, director of the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources. They are as follows:

• District 1: The meeting at East Fairmont High School has been postponed until Wednesday, March 19, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

• District 2: The meeting at James Rumsey Vocational Technical School has been postponed until Wednesday March 19, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The other four March 17 public meetings at Princeton – Chuck Mathena Center (Rotunda Room); Milton – West Virginia Pumpkin Park (Office Building); Spencer – Heritage Building; and Flatwoods – Braxton County High School; will be held as scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. “We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause and hope that interested individuals can adjust their schedules accordingly,” Jezioro said.

“We still would like to have their input into the decision-making process of setting this year’s regulations.” All six public meetings scheduled for Tuesday, March 18, will still be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at Glen Dale – John Marshall High School (Cafeteria); Moorefield – South Branch Inn (Rt. 220); Elkins – DNR Operations Center; Beckley – Beckley-Raleigh County Convention Center; Logan – Chief Logan State Park Conference Center; and Parkersburg – City Building (lobby).

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Michael L. Peters