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WV Legislative Interims: WVDNR looking at development of ‘very large campground’

By Matt Young, WV Press Association

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The West Virginia Legislature's Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources Subcommittee heard testimony Monday from James Bailey, acting secretary of the W.Va. Department of Commerce, and Brad Reid, chief of West Virginia State Parks, regarding the implementation of House Bill 4408. 

Under the terms of HB 4408, the WVDNR (Department of Natural Resources) is granted the “authority to enter into contracts with third parties to construct recreational facilities and cabins” for all state parks and forests under their jurisdiction. The only location exempted from HB . . .

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