The Official Website of the State of West Virginia

Learn about environmental careers at STEM Festival


Local representatives with environmental careers will present hands-on activities and answer questions about careers in their fields at the Mineral County Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Festival at West Virginia University Potomac State College on March 26 from noon to 4 p.m.

Interacting with nature’s wildlife is a great way to grow visitors’ understanding of nature. Get up close and personal with native snake species presented by West Virginia’s Division of Natural Resources or enjoy a bird song symphony where participants can learn to identify common birds by their songs and calls.

Some of the earliest environmentalists were foresters, wildlife and fisheries biologists, water quality specialists and law enforcement officers. These people make careers by ensuring that natural resources are managed and protected so future generations can enjoy them.

Read more: