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W.Va. Legislative Interims: WVDNR outlines scope of operation in Wildlife Management Areas, other programs

By Autumn Shelton, WV Press Association

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. – West Virginia Division of Natural Resources oversees 112 Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs), encompassing 1,485,920 acres located throughout the state, and focuses on habitat and forest management, according to information provided Sunday during the West Virginia Legislature's November Interim meetings.

Members of the legislative Joint Standing Committee on Government Organization heard presentations on the state’s Wildlife Management Areas program as well as the federal Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration program during their Sunday interim meeting held at Cacapon Resort State Park.  . . .

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