West Virginia

By the Numbers:

37,346 acres saved
  • Over 14,700 acres have been protected in partnership with the Fish and Wildlife Service.
  • More than 12,800 acres have been protected to benefit Forestlands.

 


Featured Projects: West Virginia

Balancing Nature and Commerce in the New River Gorge Region

Balancing Nature and Commerce in the New River Gorge Region

In October 2010, the Fund’s Conservation Leadership Network brought together local business leaders, elected officials and public land managers...
Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge

Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge

Situated at 3,200 feet above sea level, Canaan Valley is the highest valley of its size east of the...
CSX: West Virginia

CSX: West Virginia

Healthy Food Distribution Initiative In West Virginia, one in five children has limited or no access to fresh fruits, vegetables,...

More Projects: West Virginia

Assessing Green Infrastructure in West Virginia

Assessing Green Infrastructure in West Virginia

Jefferson County, West Virginia, confronts haphazard growth that disrupt normal ecosystem functions and community vitality. The continued protection of the...
Cheat Canyon

Cheat Canyon

On a perfect September day, West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin stood high over Cheat Canyon and welcomed the...
Conservation Priority Mapping in West Virginia

Conservation Priority Mapping in West Virginia

West Virginia Conservation Action Plan The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (WVDNR) developed the WVCAP as a framework...
Green Infrastructure Plan in West Virginia

Green Infrastructure Plan in West Virginia

Jefferson County, West Virginia, confronts haphazard growth that disrupts normal ecosystem functions and community vitality. The continued protection of the...
New River Initiative

New River Initiative

The New River connects communities in 21 rural counties across three states (North Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia) in southern...
Potomac Valley Audubon Society Watershed Education Initiative

Potomac Valley Audubon Society Watershed Education Initiative

Freshwater Institute staff assisted with the “Watershed Education Initiative,” an environmental education program offered by the Potomac Valley Audubon...
Recirculating Aquaculture Systems Design

Recirculating Aquaculture Systems Design

The National Cold Water Marine Aquaculture Center (NCWMAC) is a new research facility established by USDA ARS to improve...
West Virginia Tributary Strategies for Chesapeake Bay Restoration

West Virginia Tributary Strategies for Chesapeake Bay Restoration

While the Chesapeake Bay has played important roles in our nation’s heritage, the current impacts of pollution have created...