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Fishing

Five Day West Virginia Resident Fishing License Available

West Virginia offers five day fishing licenses to those who want to try out fishing for the first time.

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Outdoors Plants

Field Report: DNR Plants Trees and Shrubs Along Shavers Fork

The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources planted more than 2,500 trees and shrubs along the banks of Shavers Fork and its tributaries.

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Education

Salamander Saturday: Learn More About These Gems of West Virginia

West Virginia is home to a variety of salamander species, including two that are only found here in the Mountain State. Salamanders today face a variety of threats, including deforestation, climate change, increased pollutants in aquatic environments and disease. That’s why West Virginia Division of Natural Resources biologists have been working hard to protect and […]

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Outdoors Plants

Field Report: DNR Ecologists Discover Violet Species New to WV

A species of violets new to the Mountain State was recently discovered by West Virginia Division of Natural Resources ecologists.

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Endangered Species Outdoors Plants Wildlife

Field Report: DNR Botanists Monitoring Endangered Clover Plants

West Virginia is home to the world’s largest population of Running Buffalo Clover, a delicate plant that flowers between mid-May and June. This clover, known to biologists as Trifolium stoloniferum, is a federally endangered plant and hard to find.