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.

 WVDNR Physically Challenged Advisory Board to Meet at South Charleston Headquarters on April 6 at 3 p.m.

1/14/2010 The next regular meeting of the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources Physically Challenged Advisory Board (PCAB) is scheduled for Tuesday, April 6, at 3 p.m. at the WVDNR Headquarters at 324 4th Avenue in South Charleston. Items to be discussed are:

·         legislative action updates;

·         presentations by DNR personnel from Wildlife, Law Enforcement and State Parks sections;

·         other business, including public comment.

The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources strives to provide reasonable access to its programs and facilities to the physically challenged in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The DNR develops and maintains fishing access sites and hunting areas for the physically challenged. The Law Enforcement Section offers Hunter Education classes designed for hunters with special needs.

The purposes of the Physically Challenged Advisory Board are:

·         to advise the Division of Natural Resources on matters pertaining to the accessibility of all Division programs and services by physically challenged persons;

·         to identify and evaluate needs of physically challenged persons and communicate them to the Division;

·         to increase public awareness and sensitivity to the needs of physically challenged persons; and

·         to communicate with individuals and other organizations and agencies with similar purposes.

Information regarding access to the DNR's facilities and programs can be obtained by contacting the South Charleston Office, Elkins Operations Center or any of the district offices.

Contact Information

Lt. Tim Coleman