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.

 Photography Workshop at Twin Falls is a Spring Tradition, April 12-14

3/14/2013
MULLENS, W.Va. –Two premier state photographers, Steve Shaluta and Steven Rotsch, are instructors for the annual Twin Falls Spring Photography Workshop April 12-14, 2013, at Twin Falls Resort State Park near Mullens. The workshop will cover digital or film camera use and cover topics of equipment use, photo composition, natural lighting, people in images, action photography, capturing wildlife with a camera’s lens, digital imaging, and computer software use. Participants should bring their own cameras and equipment. Individual attention is part of the workshop to assist any skill level photographer to better understand camera functions and equipment potential.

The Spring Photography Workshop package includes a variety of accommodation choices. The package is $149 per person based on double occupancy at Twin Falls Lodge. The weekend includes two nights' lodging, the workshop fee, a full lunch Saturday and Sunday, and break refreshments. The workshop-only price is $69 and includes workshop fee, full lunch on Saturday and Sunday and break refreshments. Cabin rates and other package prices are available. Advance reservations are required.

The Spring Photography Workshop is the perfect time to learn new skills and Twin Falls is the perfect place to practice them, with 4,000 acres of scenic views and nature subjects at this Wyoming county destination.

For more information or reservations, call Twin Falls Resort State Park at 304- 294-4000 or visit www.twinfallsresort.com

Contact Information

Bryan Danford, Activities Coordinator, Twin Falls State Park
304-294-4000
bryan.w.danford@wv.gov