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                     To provide for and promote the protection
                     and conservation of West Virginia's
                     soil, land, water and related resources
                      for the health, safety and general welfare
                     of the state's citizens.


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(Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:17:31 +0100)


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Congratulations to this years Gilmer County Recipient of the 2014 West Fork Conservation District Scholarship The West Fork Conservation District Board of Supervisors selected Tonya LaCosta Lyons as the Gilmer County recipient of the 2014 West Fork Conservation District Scholarship. The district offers a one time scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to a High School Senior who plans to attend college or a technical school. One student from each of the four counties (Doddridge, Gilmer, Harrison, and Lewis) will be awarded this scholarship. Tonya is the daughter of Rosey and David Lyons of Joes Run, Sand Fork and is currently enrolled as a freshman at West Virginia Wesleyan College in Buckhannon. Please like our face book page at West Fork Conservation District to get more information about applying for the scholarship for this year’s High School Seniors who plan to attend college or a technical school. West Fork Conservation Supervisors Jane Collins, and Larry Sponaugle presented Tonya LaCosta Lyons with a check for $1,000.

REMINDER: DEADLINE TO REGISTER FOR 2014 WATERSHED CELEBRATION DAY IS AUGUST 15TH...

(Tue, 12 Aug 2014 13:50:07 +0100)

REMINDER: DEADLINE TO REGISTER FOR 2014 WATERSHED CELEBRATION DAY IS AUGUST 15TH.

This free event will take place at the West Virginia State Capitol
Culture Center on September 8 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Come and talk with your legislators and watershed groups from across the state.

Online Registration Now Open at: http://www.wvca.us/wvwn/wcdr.cfm


WVCA - WCD Registration
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Watershed associations participating in Watershed Celebration Day are eligible to receive a $200 scholarship to help cover the cost of attending. You must submit a scholarship request, including a brief description of need. You may send your requests to WVCA WRC by FAX: 304.558.1635 or e-mail: wrc@w…

(Thu, 07 Aug 2014 13:32:02 +0100)


As more male bass switch sex, a strange fish story expands
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First discovered in the Potomac in 2003, male bass with female eggs has spread to three river systems

The State Fair is coming up. If you're planning to attend, stop by the WVCA boot...

(Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:52:07 +0100)

The State Fair is coming up. If you're planning to attend, stop by the WVCA booth in the West Virginia Building. We will have a rain barrel, and alternative watering demonstrations.


State Fair of West Virginia Schedule
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Check out the schedule for State Fair of West Virginia

(Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:20:55 +0100)

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West Virginia Conservation Agency Watershed Resource Center

Eastern Panhandle Agriculture Field DaySaturday, September 13, 20143:00pm - 7:30pmThe Michael's Farm on Luther Michael Rd.Sleepy Creek WatershedMorgan County, WVRegistration Fee: $5.00 - includes dinner and 1 raffle ticket for a door prize!For more information contact: Suzy Lucas at 304.263.4376 ext. 2 or email: rlucas@wvca.us

This is such a great story! Thanks to all the hard work and time the landowners,...

(Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:19:27 +0100)

This is such a great story! Thanks to all the hard work and time the landowners, WVCA and USFWS staff in that area have put toward improving Kitchen Creek!


Fish stocked
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In West Virginia, biologists find that the pioneer class of brook trout introduced to Kitchen Creek and Cove Branch survived the winter, and are planning on stocking a second class this November.



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Watershed Resource Center

The Watershed Resource Center focuses its energy toward providing training, information transfer, and assistance to the numerous local watershed associations and groups that are forming throughout West Virginia.

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West Virginia Watershed Network

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The West Virginia Watershed Network is a group of state and federal agencies, as well as nonprofit groups, committed to providing resources for watershed management in West Virginia.

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WV Chesapeake Bay Program
— Restoring local streams and the Chesapeake Bay

WV Chesapeak Bay ProgramWelcome to the home of West Virginia's Chesapeake Bay Initiative.

This site is intended to serve as a resource to all those interested in how West Virginia is doing its part to help restore local streams and the Chesapeake Bay. The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection, West Virginia Conservation Agency, West Virginia Department of Agriculture and WV Division of Forestry are the lead agencies charged with carrying out these program goals. The Conservation Fund- Freshwater Institute and Cacapon Institute are also contracted and serving as technical resources. Contact us; get involved now!

 

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To provide for and promote the protection and conservation of West Virginia's soil, land,
water and related resources for the health, safety and general welfare of the state's citizens.

State Conservation Agency Executive Director:
Brian Farkas

State Conservation Committee Chairman:
Walt Helmick

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