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.

 West Virginia Trout Stocking Week of March 18-22

3/26/2013
ELKINS, W.Va. – The following waters were stocked the week of March 18, 2013:

Anthony Creek
Back Fork of Elk River
Bear Rocks Lake
Blackwater River
Bullskin Run
Burnsville Tailwaters
Cacapon Park Lake
Camp Creek
Cherry River
Conaway Run Lake
Cranberry River
Desert Fork
Dry Fork (Tucker, Randolph)
East Fork Greenbrier River
East River
Elk River
Evitts Run
French Creek Pond
Gandy Creek
Glady Fork
Horseshoe Run
Indian Creek
Jennings Randolph Tailwaters
Kimsey Run Lake
Kings Creek
Knapps Creek
Krodel Lake
Laurel Creek of New River
Laurel Fork (Randolph)
Left Fork of Holly River
Little Kanawha Headwaters
Little River East Fork Greenbrier River
Lost River
Lower Cove Run
Mash Fork
Mash Fork of Camp Creek (Children & Class Q)
Middle Creek
Mill Creek of New River
Mill Creek of Opequon Creek (Berkeley)
Mill Run of Back Creek (Berkeley)
Mountwood Park Lake
New Creek
North Fork of Anthony Creek
North Fork of Cherry River
North Fork of Lunice
North Fork of Patterson Creek
North Fork of South Branch
North River
Opequon Creek
Paint Creek
Pond Fork
R.D. Bailey Tailwaters
Red Creek
Rich Creek
Right Fork of Little Kanawha
Rocky Marsh Run
Seneca Lake
Shavers Fork (Bemis)
Shavers Fork (lower section)
South Branch (Franklin)
South Branch (Smoke Hole)
South Mill Creek Lake
Stonewall Jackson Tailwaters
Sugar Creek
Summit Lake
Sutton Tailwaters
Teter Creek Lake
Tomlinson Run
Tomlinson Run Lake
Trout Run
Tygart Headwaters
Waites Run
Warden Lake
Watoga Lake
Wheeling Creek

Contact Information

Mike Shingleton, Wildlife Resources Section
304-637-0245
dnr.wildlife@wv.gov