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                     Our Mission

                     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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SCC Meeting Notice

View the notice and agenda for the upcoming State Conservation Committee meeting July 15, 2014 (10:30am) at WVCA Headquarters, Guthrie.

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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.

Join the WVCA Watershed Resource Center at the Capitol on September 8 for Waters...

(Wed, 16 Jul 2014 14:09:18 +0100)

Join the WVCA Watershed Resource Center at the Capitol on September 8 for Watershed Celebration Day. Meet with your elected officials and learn more about source water protection (SB 373) - how it impacts your watershed and the important role the public will have in the process. We will have lunch with our legislators, participate in a meeting of the Joint Legislative Oversight Commission on State Water Resources, and of course we will award the 2014 WVWN Watershed of the Year. Registration is now open http://ow.ly/zdOvu


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....

(Wed, 16 Jul 2014 14:00:14 +0100)


Timeline Photos
Did you hear?! Farmers who enrolled in the Conservation Stewardship Program in 2010 have until September 12 to re-enroll their land in the program! If you'd like to continue seeing incentives for your agriculture conservation efforts, take a look at these details: http://sustainableagriculture.net/blog/csp-renewals/

Register now for 2015 Gypsy Moth Suppression Program.

(Thu, 10 Jul 2014 16:33:40 +0100)

Register now for 2015 Gypsy Moth Suppression Program.


West Virginia Department of Agriculture: News Release
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Agriculture Commissioner Walt Helmick is urgingWest Virginia landowners to help the West Virginia Department of Agriculture (WVDA) fight gypsy...

Check out the latest issue of The Conservationist. In this issue: Senate Bill 36...

(Tue, 01 Jul 2014 14:43:12 +0100)

Check out the latest issue of The Conservationist. In this issue: Senate Bill 365, Conservation Farm of the Year Award, West Virginia's role in improving the Chesapeake Bay. You can also subscribe to receive The Conservationist directly to your inbox. http://ow.ly/yEpOp


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(Mon, 30 Jun 2014 14:26:23 +0100)


The Charleston Gazette | Barrel art promotes water conservation, quality
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The colorful, hand-painted rain barrels that pop up on the streets of Charleston each summer are meant to start a conversation about the importance of water quality in West Virginia.

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Charleston Stormwater Program

The barrels are out! The City of Charleston's 2014 Painted Rain Barrel Tour will be part of FestivALL again this year. Come down to the street fair Saturday from 12:00-4:00 and paint a barrel!!!

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District Dash 2014

Thank you to all who came out in support of the District Dash! It was a great event and everyone had a great time, even with the weather.



WVWRC

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

WVWN

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.

Celebration Day | Waternet | Publications | Riparian Resource | Events | Photos

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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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