Outdoor Recreation in Roanoke Valley Region

 Hunting and Sport Fishing

   
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Find a National Forest in the South

The Southern Region covers thirteen states--a vast area stretching from Texas on the western side, Virginia on the north, and down to Puerto Rico on the south. You'll find a wide variety of forest environments, including the only tropical forest (El Yunque) in the agency. Find a forest nearest you!

 

Fee Fishing - An Introduction
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The basic types of operations and associated business considerations. A list of all Southern Regional Aquaculture Center factsheets (more than 150) are available at https://srac.t ...

 

Fee Fishing - Location, Site Development and Other Considerations
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Discusses clientele, permitting, advertising, location, design and security, water source, concessions, time of operations, signs, and safety and liability.& ...

 

The Ultimate Food Plot
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One of the first things that every fledgling wildlife manager learns is that nutrition is the key to attracting and keeping big bucks. The second thing they learn is how expensive it is to grow good food plots.

 

A Guide to Successful Wildlife Food Plots - Blending Science with Common Sense
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This publication provides technical guidance and practical information for wildlife management beyond planting and managing food plots.  ...

 

Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; Reef Fish Fishery of the Gulf of Mexico; Gag Management Measures
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NMFS implements management measures described in a framework action to the Fishery Management Plan for the Reef Fish Resources of the Gulf of Mexico (FMP), as prepared by the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council).

 

Updated 2013 Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper Recreational Season Length Estimates
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In February 2013, the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council requested the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) promulgate an emergency rule for the 2013 recreational red snapper season.

 

Hunters - A Force for Conservation
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Hunting seasons are starting to open, making this a great time to commemorate the important role that hunters play in habitat conservation.

 

Show Hunting and Sport Fishing Organizations & Professionals (14)
There are 14 resources serving Roanoke Valley Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Hunting and Sport Fishing Organizations & Professionals serving Roanoke Valley Region
Guides and Outfitters
Chris Hayes
Learn More - Professional Maine Guide - Crewe, VA
David Volin
Praxes Group - Professional Maine Guide - Scottsville, VA
Dick Higgins
North Ridge Guide Service - Professional Maine Guide - Rocky Mount, VA
Jim Custer
Fiddlehead Camp - Professional Maine Guide - Falls Church, VA
Land Leasing
American Hunting Lease Association
Steve Meng - President - Fishers, IN
CoBank
Robert B. Engel - Chief Executive Officer - Greenwood Village, CO
Evr-green Management Group, Inc
Matt S. Campbell - President - Rome, GA
Hull Forest Products
- Pomfret Center, CT
Hunt Ark Duck
Cain Planting Company - McCrory, AR
Hunting Land Advisors
Stephen Ruckman - Founder - Mount Washington, KY
Hunting Sports Plus
Daryl Traylor - Blue Springs, MO
Quality Deer Management Association
- Bogart, GA
Resource Analytical & Management Group, LLC
Billy K. Lemons - President & Principal Consultant - Nacogdoches, TX
Robert C. Crane
Woodland Management Service - Consulting Forester - Stevens Point, WI

 Natural Heritage - Cultural Tourism

   
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What is Natural Heritage Tourism

Natural heritage tourism (or geotourism as defined by National Geographic) is defined as tourism that sustains or enhances the geographical character of a place—its environment, culture, aesthetics, heritage, and the well-being of its residents.

 

Bird Trails and Important Bird Areas
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A Bird Trail is more than a trail in the literal sense.  It is a “necklace” of sites, usually linked by a physiographic feature such as a river, that are united by the theme of “great for bird watching!”  Birding Trails are essentially driving routes that help you get from one prime birding spot to the next.

 

Rural Bounty

Explore North America's Rural Bounty

Discover the rich bounty of farm fresh fruits and vegetables, outdoor activities, and family fun that our rural countryside has to offer!

  • Daytrip or Vacation to a Farm or Ranch
  • Pick Your Own-Fruits, Pumpkins, Trees
  • Discover Charming Countryside Wineries
  • Challenge Your Hunting & Outdoor Skills

In the U.S. and Canada, there are approximately 65,000 farms and ranches that invite the public to visit, and more and more are becoming members on the Rural Bounty website. We invite you to come back often to plan relaxing day trips, or weeks away, enjoying the Rural Bounty of North America.  Visit website »

 

 

Show Natural Heritage - Cultural Tourism Organizations & Professionals (52)
There are 52 resources serving Roanoke Valley Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Natural Heritage - Cultural Tourism Organizations & Professionals serving Roanoke Valley Region
Agritourism
Beagle Ridge Herb Farm
Ellen Reynolds - Executive Director - Wytheville, VA
Cobb Hill Alpacas
Tom Wynn - Rural Retreat, VA
Field Sport Concepts, LTD
- Charlottesville, VA
Joe’s Trees
Sue Bostic - Newport, VA
Laurel Hill Nursery, LLC
Anita Huffman - Mouth of Wilson, VA
Peaks of Otter Winery & Orchards
- Bedford, VA
Ripples Rhapsody Farm
Faith Hinkle - Galax, VA
Saunders Brothers
- Piney River, VA
Seven Springs CSA
Polly Hieser - Check, VA
The Farm Bus
Mark Lilly - Founder - Richmond, VA
The Growing Place
Rachel Bayer - Wirtz, VA
The Pillow Farm
- Hot Springs, VA
Williams Orchard
- Wytheville, VA
Ecotourism
Big Spring Bog Natural Area Preserve
Claiborne Woodall, Southwest Regional Supervisor - Department of Conservation and Recreation Division of Natural Heritage - Abingdon, VA
Big Survey Wildlife Management Area
VDGIF - Wytheville, VA
Blandy Experimental Farm
- Boyce, VA
Buffalo Mountain Natural Area Preserve
Ryan Klopf - Mountain Region Steward - Willis, VA
Claytor Lake State Park
- Dublin, VA
Clover Hollow Natural Area Preserve
Ryan Klopf - Mountain Region Steward - Newport, VA
Crooked Creek Wildlife Management Area
VDGIF - Woodlawn, VA
Field Sport Concepts, LTD
- Charlottesville, VA
Go Outdoors Virginia
Department of Game & Inland Fisheries - HQ - Henrico, VA
Grassy Hill Natural Area Preserve
Ryan Klopf - Mountain Region Steward - Rocky Mount, VA
Grayson Glades Natural Area Preserve
Claiborne Woodall - Southwest Regional Supervisor - Galax, VA
Grayson Highlands State Park
- Mouth of Wilson, VA
Havens Wildlife Management Area
VDGIF - Salem, VA
New River Trail State Park
- Max Meadows, VA
Pedlar Hills Glades Natural Area Preserve
Ryan Klopf - Mountain Region Steward - Elliston, VA
Poor Mountain Natural Area Preserve
Ryan Klopf - Mountain Region Steward - Salem, VA
Shot Tower State Park
- Max Meadows, VA
Smith Mountain Cooperative Wildlife Management Area
VDGIF - Huddleston, VA
Smith Mountain Lake State Park
- Huddleston, VA
Stewarts Creek Wildlife Management Area
VDGIF - Lambsburg, VA
Turkeycock Wildlife Management Area
VDGIF - Axton, VA
Virginia Birding and Wildlife Trail
Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries - Richmond, VA
Virginia Civil War Trails Program
- Williamsburg, VA
Virginia Green
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality - Richmond, VA
Wildlife Foundation of Virginia
Jenny West - Executive Director - Norge, VA
Guides and Outfitters
Chris Hayes
Learn More - Professional Maine Guide - Crewe, VA
David Volin
Praxes Group - Professional Maine Guide - Scottsville, VA
Dick Higgins
North Ridge Guide Service - Professional Maine Guide - Rocky Mount, VA
Jim Custer
Fiddlehead Camp - Professional Maine Guide - Falls Church, VA
Land Leasing
American Hunting Lease Association
Steve Meng - President - Fishers, IN
CoBank
Robert B. Engel - Chief Executive Officer - Greenwood Village, CO
Evr-green Management Group, Inc
Matt S. Campbell - President - Rome, GA
Hull Forest Products
- Pomfret Center, CT
Hunt Ark Duck
Cain Planting Company - McCrory, AR
Hunting Land Advisors
Stephen Ruckman - Founder - Mount Washington, KY
Hunting Sports Plus
Daryl Traylor - Blue Springs, MO
Quality Deer Management Association
- Bogart, GA
Resource Analytical & Management Group, LLC
Billy K. Lemons - President & Principal Consultant - Nacogdoches, TX
Robert C. Crane
Woodland Management Service - Consulting Forester - Stevens Point, WI

 Nature-Based Tourism

   
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National Wildlife Refuge System - National Wildlife Refuge Locator

Find a Refuge Near You 

Nearly 46 million people visit national wildlife refuges each year. Visitors and local communities recognize refuges as national treasures:

  • Wildlife refuges are home to more than 700 species of birds, 220 species of mammals, 250 reptile and amphibian species and more than 200 species of fish.
  • Fifty-nine refuges have been established with a primary purpose of conserving threatened or endangered species.
  • 280 of the 1,200-plus federally-listed threatened or endangered species in the U.S. are found on units of the Refuge System.

 

 

Fee Fishing - An Introduction
By:

The basic types of operations and associated business considerations. A list of all Southern Regional Aquaculture Center factsheets (more than 150) are available at https://srac.t ...

 

Fee Fishing - Location, Site Development and Other Considerations
By:

Discusses clientele, permitting, advertising, location, design and security, water source, concessions, time of operations, signs, and safety and liability.& ...

 

Decontamination Documentation for Cavers
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The US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) strongly recommends, first and foremost, compliance with all cave closures, advisories, and regulations in all Federal, State,Tribal, and private lands.

 

What is Natural Heritage Tourism

Natural heritage tourism (or geotourism as defined by National Geographic) is defined as tourism that sustains or enhances the geographical character of a place—its environment, culture, aesthetics, heritage, and the well-being of its residents.

 

Bird Trails and Important Bird Areas
By:

A Bird Trail is more than a trail in the literal sense.  It is a “necklace” of sites, usually linked by a physiographic feature such as a river, that are united by the theme of “great for bird watching!”  Birding Trails are essentially driving routes that help you get from one prime birding spot to the next.

 

Rural Bounty

Explore North America's Rural Bounty

Discover the rich bounty of farm fresh fruits and vegetables, outdoor activities, and family fun that our rural countryside has to offer!

  • Daytrip or Vacation to a Farm or Ranch
  • Pick Your Own-Fruits, Pumpkins, Trees
  • Discover Charming Countryside Wineries
  • Challenge Your Hunting & Outdoor Skills

In the U.S. and Canada, there are approximately 65,000 farms and ranches that invite the public to visit, and more and more are becoming members on the Rural Bounty website. We invite you to come back often to plan relaxing day trips, or weeks away, enjoying the Rural Bounty of North America.  Visit website »

 

 

Show Nature-Based Tourism Organizations & Professionals (70)
There are 70 resources serving Roanoke Valley Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Nature-Based Tourism Organizations & Professionals serving Roanoke Valley Region
Agritourism
Beagle Ridge Herb Farm
Ellen Reynolds - Executive Director - Wytheville, VA
Cobb Hill Alpacas
Tom Wynn - Rural Retreat, VA
Field Sport Concepts, LTD
- Charlottesville, VA
Joe’s Trees
Sue Bostic - Newport, VA
Laurel Hill Nursery, LLC
Anita Huffman - Mouth of Wilson, VA
Peaks of Otter Winery & Orchards
- Bedford, VA
Ripples Rhapsody Farm
Faith Hinkle - Galax, VA
Saunders Brothers
- Piney River, VA
Seven Springs CSA
Polly Hieser - Check, VA
The Farm Bus
Mark Lilly - Founder - Richmond, VA
The Growing Place
Rachel Bayer - Wirtz, VA
The Pillow Farm
- Hot Springs, VA
Williams Orchard
- Wytheville, VA
Campgrounds
Big Survey Wildlife Management Area
VDGIF - Wytheville, VA
Claytor Lake State Park
- Dublin, VA
Crooked Creek Wildlife Management Area
VDGIF - Woodlawn, VA
Grayson Highlands State Park
- Mouth of Wilson, VA
Havens Wildlife Management Area
VDGIF - Salem, VA
New River Trail State Park
- Max Meadows, VA
Smith Mountain Cooperative Wildlife Management Area
VDGIF - Huddleston, VA
Smith Mountain Lake State Park
- Huddleston, VA
Stewarts Creek Wildlife Management Area
VDGIF - Lambsburg, VA
Turkeycock Wildlife Management Area
VDGIF - Axton, VA
Ecotourism
Big Spring Bog Natural Area Preserve
Claiborne Woodall, Southwest Regional Supervisor - Department of Conservation and Recreation Division of Natural Heritage - Abingdon, VA
Big Survey Wildlife Management Area
VDGIF - Wytheville, VA
Blandy Experimental Farm
- Boyce, VA
Buffalo Mountain Natural Area Preserve
Ryan Klopf - Mountain Region Steward - Willis, VA
Claytor Lake State Park
- Dublin, VA
Clover Hollow Natural Area Preserve
Ryan Klopf - Mountain Region Steward - Newport, VA
Crooked Creek Wildlife Management Area
VDGIF - Woodlawn, VA
Field Sport Concepts, LTD
- Charlottesville, VA
Go Outdoors Virginia
Department of Game & Inland Fisheries - HQ - Henrico, VA
Grassy Hill Natural Area Preserve
Ryan Klopf - Mountain Region Steward - Rocky Mount, VA
Grayson Glades Natural Area Preserve
Claiborne Woodall - Southwest Regional Supervisor - Galax, VA
Grayson Highlands State Park
- Mouth of Wilson, VA
Havens Wildlife Management Area
VDGIF - Salem, VA
New River Trail State Park
- Max Meadows, VA
Pedlar Hills Glades Natural Area Preserve
Ryan Klopf - Mountain Region Steward - Elliston, VA
Poor Mountain Natural Area Preserve
Ryan Klopf - Mountain Region Steward - Salem, VA
Shot Tower State Park
- Max Meadows, VA
Smith Mountain Cooperative Wildlife Management Area
VDGIF - Huddleston, VA
Smith Mountain Lake State Park
- Huddleston, VA
Stewarts Creek Wildlife Management Area
VDGIF - Lambsburg, VA
Turkeycock Wildlife Management Area
VDGIF - Axton, VA
Virginia Birding and Wildlife Trail
Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries - Richmond, VA
Virginia Civil War Trails Program
- Williamsburg, VA
Virginia Green
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality - Richmond, VA
Wildlife Foundation of Virginia
Jenny West - Executive Director - Norge, VA
Landscape Architects / Land Planning
Field Sport Concepts, LTD
- Charlottesville, VA
JW Townsend Landscapes
Brian Yoder - Natural Resources Team Leader - Charlottesville, VA
Piedmont Land Management
Luke Omand - Owner - Free Union, VA
Sustainable Solutions LLC
James Remuzzi - President and Founder - Shepherdstown, WV
William L. Braford
Blue Chip Forestry - Forester - Natural Bridge Station, VA
State and Federal Land
Big Spring Bog Natural Area Preserve
Claiborne Woodall, Southwest Regional Supervisor - Department of Conservation and Recreation Division of Natural Heritage - Abingdon, VA
Big Survey Wildlife Management Area
VDGIF - Wytheville, VA
Buffalo Mountain Natural Area Preserve
Ryan Klopf - Mountain Region Steward - Willis, VA
Claytor Lake State Park
- Dublin, VA
Clover Hollow Natural Area Preserve
Ryan Klopf - Mountain Region Steward - Newport, VA
Crooked Creek Wildlife Management Area
VDGIF - Woodlawn, VA
Grassy Hill Natural Area Preserve
Ryan Klopf - Mountain Region Steward - Rocky Mount, VA
Grayson Glades Natural Area Preserve
Claiborne Woodall - Southwest Regional Supervisor - Galax, VA
Grayson Highlands State Park
- Mouth of Wilson, VA
Havens Wildlife Management Area
VDGIF - Salem, VA
New River Trail State Park
- Max Meadows, VA
Pedlar Hills Glades Natural Area Preserve
Ryan Klopf - Mountain Region Steward - Elliston, VA
Poor Mountain Natural Area Preserve
Ryan Klopf - Mountain Region Steward - Salem, VA
Shot Tower State Park
- Max Meadows, VA
Smith Mountain Lake State Park
- Huddleston, VA
Stewarts Creek Wildlife Management Area
VDGIF - Lambsburg, VA
Turkeycock Wildlife Management Area
VDGIF - Axton, VA
 

 Local News Stories about Outdoor Recreation

Local Hunting and Sport Fishing News Items
Cross-Off Your Fish List: Fish Virginia
4/2/2018 2:24:23 PM
By: Emily George  The birds forage the yard, the frogs are singing their midnight tune, and the turkeys are gobbling as the rising sun stretches across the dew-covered grass. Spring has arrived in Virginia, welcoming various activities for the outdoors. The shad are running and the trout are being stocked, which means it’s time to […]

Virginia’s Official State Salamander
3/29/2018 8:10:16 AM
Virginia has more than 40 state emblems that represent its cultural heritage and natural resources. Last week, another state emblem was signed into law; the Red Salamander (Pseudotriton ruber) is now Virginia’s official State Salamander. This species was selected because of its beautiful coloration, widespread distribution in the Commonwealth and its ability to raise awareness […]

Season Three of the 2nd Virginia Breeding Bird Atlas – How You Can Help
3/16/2018 8:24:42 AM
The 2nd Virginia Breeding Bird Atlas (VABBA2), a project of DGIF, the Virginia Society of Ornithology and the Conservation Management Institute at Virginia Tech, is kicking off its third season! This season is particularly relevant because 2018 is the Year of the Bird, a celebration of birds and a call-to-action for people to help birds in […]

2017 Conservation Police Officer of the Year Awarded to Senior Officer Gregory Hall
3/13/2018 3:31:34 PM
The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (DGIF) announced that Senior Officer Gregory Hall has been named 2017 Conservation Police Officer of the Year.  Senior Officer Hall’s steadfast leadership, his dedication to Conserving and Protecting Virginia’s wildlife resources, and his outstanding efforts in connecting the citizens of the Commonwealth to the outdoors through educational […]

Progress Continues on Loggerhead Shrike Project
3/2/2018 9:34:17 AM
2017 was a productive year for DGIF’s Virginia Loggerhead Shrike banding and monitoring project, a collaboration with partners from the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources and the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute.  Loggerhead Shrikes are a state-threatened bird and are listed as a Species of Greatest Conservation Need in Virginia’s Wildlife Action Plan. These fascinating […]

2017-18 Bear, Deer, Turkey, Harvest Data Announced
2/23/2018 3:46:29 PM
Wildlife biologists with the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (DGIF) have compiled the preliminary figures for the 2017-18 fall/winter hunting season. The Virginia bear and deer harvests reflected an increase from last year and the black bear harvest was the highest ever recorded in Virginia.  According to Dr. Gray Anderson, Terrestrial Division Chief, […]

 Google News about Outdoor Recreation

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Hunting and Sport Fishing News Items
2020 "good year for deer hunting," says DNR biologist - West Virginia Explorer
12/24/2020 3:00:00 AM
2020 "good year for deer hunting," says DNR biologist    West Virginia Explorer

Hunter kills the School House Buck in Wyoming County - West Virginia MetroNews
12/19/2020 3:00:00 AM
Hunter kills the School House Buck in Wyoming County    West Virginia MetroNews

Buck harvest up six percent for 2020 - West Virginia MetroNews
12/12/2020 3:00:00 AM
Buck harvest up six percent for 2020    West Virginia MetroNews

Persistence pays off for hunter in Greenbrier County - West Virginia MetroNews
12/5/2020 3:00:00 AM
Persistence pays off for hunter in Greenbrier County    West Virginia MetroNews

DNR unveils new license products for West Virginia sportsmen - West Virginia MetroNews
12/2/2020 3:00:00 AM
DNR unveils new license products for West Virginia sportsmen    West Virginia MetroNews

Randolph County buck turns out to be one tough customer - West Virginia MetroNews
11/29/2020 3:00:00 AM
Randolph County buck turns out to be one tough customer    West Virginia MetroNews

West Virginia provides great hunting opportunities for youth, families - The Fayette Tribune
11/27/2020 3:00:00 AM
West Virginia provides great hunting opportunities for youth, families    The Fayette Tribune

McDowell County hunter nails a most unusual 8 point buck - West Virginia MetroNews
11/26/2020 3:00:00 AM
McDowell County hunter nails a most unusual 8 point buck    West Virginia MetroNews

First day of buck season in West Virginia looks like it's been a busy one, according to officials - WV News
11/23/2020 3:00:00 AM
First day of buck season in West Virginia looks like it's been a busy one, according to officials    WV News

Attitude change is leading to bigger bucks in West Virginia - West Virginia MetroNews
11/19/2020 3:00:00 AM
Attitude change is leading to bigger bucks in West Virginia    West Virginia MetroNews

Kanawha County youngster's hunting success bested only by his story telling - West Virginia MetroNews
11/7/2020 3:00:00 AM
Kanawha County youngster's hunting success bested only by his story telling    West Virginia MetroNews

Massive Wyoming County buck could push for new state record - West Virginia MetroNews
11/7/2020 3:00:00 AM
Massive Wyoming County buck could push for new state record    West Virginia MetroNews

A three year quest finally ends for a Logan County hunter - West Virginia MetroNews
10/30/2020 3:00:00 AM
A three year quest finally ends for a Logan County hunter    West Virginia MetroNews

DNR announces new fishing tournament regulations for 2021 - West Virginia MetroNews
10/25/2020 3:00:00 AM
DNR announces new fishing tournament regulations for 2021    West Virginia MetroNews

Virginia man admits to poaching buck in Pendleton County - West Virginia MetroNews
10/17/2020 3:00:00 AM
Virginia man admits to poaching buck in Pendleton County    West Virginia MetroNews

Mast averages below 2019 levels in West Virginia | Sports - Huntington Herald Dispatch
10/6/2020 3:00:00 AM
Mast averages below 2019 levels in West Virginia | Sports    Huntington Herald Dispatch

Wildlife cupboards are close to bare for 2020 - West Virginia MetroNews
9/26/2020 3:00:00 AM
Wildlife cupboards are close to bare for 2020    West Virginia MetroNews

Bowhunting seasons about to begin in West Virginia - Huntington Herald Dispatch
9/15/2020 3:00:00 AM
Bowhunting seasons about to begin in West Virginia    Huntington Herald Dispatch

Squirrel season opening in West Virginia - West Virginia MetroNews
9/11/2020 3:00:00 AM
Squirrel season opening in West Virginia    West Virginia MetroNews

Annual hunting and fishing show in Charleston cancelled for January - West Virginia MetroNews
9/10/2020 3:00:00 AM
Annual hunting and fishing show in Charleston cancelled for January    West Virginia MetroNews

West Virginia's most successful elk hunter - West Virginia MetroNews
9/4/2020 3:00:00 AM
West Virginia's most successful elk hunter    West Virginia MetroNews

Gerald Almy: Tips to improve your hunting, fishing success - Northern Virginia Daily
8/18/2020 3:00:00 AM
Gerald Almy: Tips to improve your hunting, fishing success    Northern Virginia Daily

Pandemic seems to have coaxed more folks into the outdoors in West Virginia - West Virginia MetroNews
7/31/2020 3:00:00 AM
Pandemic seems to have coaxed more folks into the outdoors in West Virginia    West Virginia MetroNews

Rebranded Virginia DGIF hopes to attract larger audience - Roanoke Times
7/4/2020 3:00:00 AM
Rebranded Virginia DGIF hopes to attract larger audience    Roanoke Times

DNR cancels 2020 National Hunting and Fishing Days celebration - West Virginia MetroNews
7/2/2020 3:00:00 AM
DNR cancels 2020 National Hunting and Fishing Days celebration    West Virginia MetroNews

Free fishing this weekend in Virginia | State | yourgv.com - YourGV.com
6/4/2020 3:00:00 AM
Free fishing this weekend in Virginia | State | yourgv.com    YourGV.com

Two months of free fishing could be costly to DNR coffers - West Virginia MetroNews
5/8/2020 3:00:00 AM
Two months of free fishing could be costly to DNR coffers    West Virginia MetroNews

Resident license free fishing is extended - West Virginia MetroNews
5/5/2020 3:00:00 AM
Resident license free fishing is extended    West Virginia MetroNews

Gov. Justice extends free fishing for West Virginians through the month of May - WHSV
5/5/2020 3:00:00 AM
Gov. Justice extends free fishing for West Virginians through the month of May    WHSV

Brown: Virginia's wildlife and open spaces offer essential outlet - Roanoke Times
4/24/2020 3:00:00 AM
Brown: Virginia's wildlife and open spaces offer essential outlet    Roanoke Times

Gov. Justice waives fishing license requirement for West Virginia residents - WHSV
3/27/2020 3:00:00 AM
Gov. Justice waives fishing license requirement for West Virginia residents    WHSV

Gov. Justice announces free month of fishing for all West Virginia residents - WBOY.com
3/26/2020 3:00:00 AM
Gov. Justice announces free month of fishing for all West Virginia residents    WBOY.com

Virginia DGIF issues reminder that hunting licenses are still required - WHSV
3/24/2020 3:00:00 AM
Virginia DGIF issues reminder that hunting licenses are still required    WHSV

KEN PERROTTE: A rundown of Virginia outdoor legislation - Fredericksburg.com
3/11/2020 3:00:00 AM
KEN PERROTTE: A rundown of Virginia outdoor legislation    Fredericksburg.com

19th annual West Virginia Fishing, Hunting and Outdoor Sports Show held at Mylan Park. - WDTV
3/7/2020 3:00:00 AM
19th annual West Virginia Fishing, Hunting and Outdoor Sports Show held at Mylan Park.    WDTV

A gigantic 700-pound bluefin tuna caught by a Virginia Beach captain likely smashes record - The Virginian-Pilot - The Virginian-Pilot
2/20/2020 3:00:00 AM
A gigantic 700-pound bluefin tuna caught by a Virginia Beach captain likely smashes record - The Virginian-Pilot    The Virginian-Pilot

West Virginia takes a hard look at the future of outdoor recreation - West Virginia MetroNews
2/9/2020 3:00:00 AM
West Virginia takes a hard look at the future of outdoor recreation    West Virginia MetroNews

33rd West Virginia Hunting and Fishing show this weekend - West Virginia MetroNews
1/23/2020 3:00:00 AM
33rd West Virginia Hunting and Fishing show this weekend    West Virginia MetroNews

Celebrating hunting and fishing this weekend in West Virginia - West Virginia MetroNews
9/19/2019 3:00:00 AM
Celebrating hunting and fishing this weekend in West Virginia    West Virginia MetroNews

Natural Heritage - Cultural Tourism News Items
W.Va. seeks landowners keen to improve wildlife habitat - West Virginia Explorer
12/25/2020 3:00:00 AM
W.Va. seeks landowners keen to improve wildlife habitat    West Virginia Explorer

National Coal Heritage Area calls for grant applications - West Virginia Explorer
12/24/2020 3:00:00 AM
National Coal Heritage Area calls for grant applications    West Virginia Explorer

Larry Oakley tells the tale of an old West Virginia hunter - West Virginia Explorer
12/24/2020 3:00:00 AM
Larry Oakley tells the tale of an old West Virginia hunter    West Virginia Explorer

2020 "good year for deer hunting," says DNR biologist - West Virginia Explorer
12/24/2020 3:00:00 AM
2020 "good year for deer hunting," says DNR biologist    West Virginia Explorer

Historic Tyree Tavern opens window on West Virginia's past - West Virginia Explorer
12/23/2020 3:00:00 AM
Historic Tyree Tavern opens window on West Virginia's past    West Virginia Explorer

New River Gorge in W.Va. to be designated national park - West Virginia Explorer
12/21/2020 3:00:00 AM
New River Gorge in W.Va. to be designated national park    West Virginia Explorer

Outdoor recreation plays larger role in W.Va. real estate market - West Virginia Explorer
12/18/2020 3:00:00 AM
Outdoor recreation plays larger role in W.Va. real estate market    West Virginia Explorer

Boone County student chronicles vacation in West Virginia - West Virginia Explorer
12/17/2020 3:00:00 AM
Boone County student chronicles vacation in West Virginia    West Virginia Explorer

Governor and First Lady Justice invite West Virginia students to participate in 2021 “Almost Heaven” Governor's Art Exhibition - My Buckhannon
12/16/2020 3:00:00 AM
Governor and First Lady Justice invite West Virginia students to participate in 2021 “Almost Heaven” Governor's Art Exhibition    My Buckhannon

W.Va. DNR promotes lifetime license giveaway for the holidays - West Virginia Explorer
12/15/2020 3:00:00 AM
W.Va. DNR promotes lifetime license giveaway for the holidays    West Virginia Explorer

Fighting for equitable land access in Southwest Virginia - Appalachian Voices
12/11/2020 3:00:00 AM
Fighting for equitable land access in Southwest Virginia    Appalachian Voices

A restless Virginia resident finds sights that evoke the West - The Guam Daily Post
10/20/2020 3:00:00 AM
A restless Virginia resident finds sights that evoke the West    The Guam Daily Post

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts acquires 19th-century work by Cheyenne artist Howling Wolf - rvahub.com
10/20/2020 3:00:00 AM
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts acquires 19th-century work by Cheyenne artist Howling Wolf    rvahub.com

Washington Football Team Rolls Out DMVotes Initiatives Encouraging Fans in DC, Maryland and Virginia to "Get in the Game" Ahead of the Election - PRNewswire
10/13/2020 3:00:00 AM
Washington Football Team Rolls Out DMVotes Initiatives Encouraging Fans in DC, Maryland and Virginia to "Get in the Game" Ahead of the Election    PRNewswire

Governor Northam announces Tazewell and 3 other new Virginia Main Street Communities - WVVA TV
9/16/2020 3:00:00 AM
Governor Northam announces Tazewell and 3 other new Virginia Main Street Communities    WVVA TV

Mason Advisors Listed as "Top Financial Professionals" in Northern Virginia Magazine - PRNewswire
9/16/2020 3:00:00 AM
Mason Advisors Listed as "Top Financial Professionals" in Northern Virginia Magazine    PRNewswire

Shenandoah Valley: Living & Recreation 2020 - VirginiaLiving.com - Virginia Living
8/31/2020 3:00:00 AM
Shenandoah Valley: Living & Recreation 2020 - VirginiaLiving.com    Virginia Living

New Guyandotte Water Trail opening in southern W.Va. - West Virginia Explorer
8/20/2020 3:00:00 AM
New Guyandotte Water Trail opening in southern W.Va.    West Virginia Explorer

Comcast NBCUniversal Awards $70,000 in Scholarships to 28 Virginia High School Seniors - PRNewswire
7/29/2020 3:00:00 AM
Comcast NBCUniversal Awards $70,000 in Scholarships to 28 Virginia High School Seniors    PRNewswire

Ever Green and Growing - VirginiaLiving.com - Virginia Living
7/9/2020 3:00:00 AM
Ever Green and Growing - VirginiaLiving.com    Virginia Living

Instagram initiative promotes safe Metro Valley travel options - West Virginia Explorer
7/3/2020 3:00:00 AM
Instagram initiative promotes safe Metro Valley travel options    West Virginia Explorer

The Archaeological Conservancy, West Virginia Land Trust, and Greenbrier Historical Society announce the launch of a crowdfunding campaign to save Arbuckle's Fort - PR Web
6/29/2020 3:00:00 AM
The Archaeological Conservancy, West Virginia Land Trust, and Greenbrier Historical Society announce the launch of a crowdfunding campaign to save Arbuckle's Fort    PR Web

Prehistoric W.Va. was not an uninhabited hunting ground - West Virginia Explorer
6/11/2020 3:00:00 AM
Prehistoric W.Va. was not an uninhabited hunting ground    West Virginia Explorer

Justice confirms state support for Wheeling streetscape - West Virginia Explorer
6/5/2020 3:00:00 AM
Justice confirms state support for Wheeling streetscape    West Virginia Explorer

West Virginia Shop Owner Wants Congress to Invest in National Park Repairs - The Pew Charitable Trusts
5/26/2020 3:00:00 AM
West Virginia Shop Owner Wants Congress to Invest in National Park Repairs    The Pew Charitable Trusts

Looking At W.Va.'s Elk Herd Four Years In - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
3/13/2020 3:00:00 AM
Looking At W.Va.'s Elk Herd Four Years In    West Virginia Public Broadcasting

Discover Virginia Gardens & Events During the National Cherry Blossom Festival® - PR Web
3/5/2020 3:00:00 AM
Discover Virginia Gardens & Events During the National Cherry Blossom Festival®    PR Web

Bobwhite Quail Return To West Virginia | WVPB - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
3/4/2020 3:00:00 AM
Bobwhite Quail Return To West Virginia | WVPB    West Virginia Public Broadcasting

Dove And The CROWN Coalition Proclaim Victory In The Commonwealth Of Virginia And The State Of Colorado Making Them The Fourth And Fifth States To Join The CROWN Act Movement - PRNewswire
3/4/2020 3:00:00 AM
Dove And The CROWN Coalition Proclaim Victory In The Commonwealth Of Virginia And The State Of Colorado Making Them The Fourth And Fifth States To Join The CROWN Act Movement    PRNewswire

Canon Virginia, Inc. to Showcase Open Innovation, Advanced Technologies and Heritage of Quality and Expertise at PLASTEC West Expo 2020 - PRNewswire
2/6/2020 3:00:00 AM
Canon Virginia, Inc. to Showcase Open Innovation, Advanced Technologies and Heritage of Quality and Expertise at PLASTEC West Expo 2020    PRNewswire

In Virginia, Healthy Shorelines and Coastal Economies Rely on State Program - The Pew Charitable Trusts
11/14/2019 3:00:00 AM
In Virginia, Healthy Shorelines and Coastal Economies Rely on State Program    The Pew Charitable Trusts

Nature-Based Tourism News Items
PHOTOS: Winners of Scenic Virginia's 2020 photo contest capture the state's beauty - Richmond.com
12/21/2020 3:00:00 AM
PHOTOS: Winners of Scenic Virginia's 2020 photo contest capture the state's beauty    Richmond.com

Virginia Governor's Budget Funds Marijuana Expungements And Preparation For Legalization - Marijuana Moment
12/16/2020 3:00:00 AM
Virginia Governor's Budget Funds Marijuana Expungements And Preparation For Legalization    Marijuana Moment

New VMFA exhibition portrays the majestic beauty of Virginia’s Natural Bridge - rvahub.com
12/2/2020 3:00:00 AM
New VMFA exhibition portrays the majestic beauty of Virginia’s Natural Bridge    rvahub.com

Top Virginia Officials Submit Marijuana Legalization Recommendations To Governor And Lawmakers - Marijuana Moment
11/30/2020 3:00:00 AM
Top Virginia Officials Submit Marijuana Legalization Recommendations To Governor And Lawmakers    Marijuana Moment

War and peace - Virginia Business Magazine
11/29/2020 3:00:00 AM
War and peace    Virginia Business Magazine

DST Innovations Project To Create 1,000 Jobs In West Virginia - Business Facilities Magazine
11/24/2020 3:00:00 AM
DST Innovations Project To Create 1,000 Jobs In West Virginia    Business Facilities Magazine

Virginia Governor Calls For Marijuana Legalization In 2021 As Commission Issues Recommendations On Provisions - Marijuana Moment
11/16/2020 3:00:00 AM
Virginia Governor Calls For Marijuana Legalization In 2021 As Commission Issues Recommendations On Provisions    Marijuana Moment

Up Next Police Can't Search You For Smelling Like Marijuana Under New Virginia Law - Marijuana Moment
11/10/2020 3:00:00 AM
Up Next Police Can't Search You For Smelling Like Marijuana Under New Virginia Law    Marijuana Moment

From the top: Virginia film productions ramping back up after ‘grinding halt’ - 8News
11/10/2020 3:00:00 AM
From the top: Virginia film productions ramping back up after ‘grinding halt’    8News

In Madagascar, endangered lemurs find a private refuge - Virginian-Pilot
10/31/2020 3:00:00 AM
In Madagascar, endangered lemurs find a private refuge    Virginian-Pilot

North Carolina will work with Maryland, Virginia to grow offshore wind industry - Raleigh News & Observer
10/30/2020 3:00:00 AM
North Carolina will work with Maryland, Virginia to grow offshore wind industry    Raleigh News & Observer

In Virginia, Sea-Level Rise and Flooding Prompt New Strategy - The Pew Charitable Trusts
10/28/2020 3:00:00 AM
In Virginia, Sea-Level Rise and Flooding Prompt New Strategy    The Pew Charitable Trusts

Virginia Beach teen rejected in bid to be Neptune Festival prince - The Virginian-Pilot - The Virginian-Pilot
10/24/2020 3:00:00 AM
Virginia Beach teen rejected in bid to be Neptune Festival prince - The Virginian-Pilot    The Virginian-Pilot

A restless Virginia resident finds sights that evoke the West within driving distance - The Washington Post
10/15/2020 3:00:00 AM
A restless Virginia resident finds sights that evoke the West within driving distance    The Washington Post

Spanberger, Freitas race outspends presidential campaign in Virginia - Virginia Business Magazine
10/7/2020 3:00:00 AM
Spanberger, Freitas race outspends presidential campaign in Virginia    Virginia Business Magazine

Fitch Rates Virginia Beach, VA's Water and Sewer Revs 'AAA'; Outlook Stable - Fitch Ratings
9/28/2020 3:00:00 AM
Fitch Rates Virginia Beach, VA's Water and Sewer Revs 'AAA'; Outlook Stable    Fitch Ratings

New West Virginia Land Trust preserve a Mammoth undertaking - Charleston Gazette-Mail
9/19/2020 3:00:00 AM
New West Virginia Land Trust preserve a Mammoth undertaking    Charleston Gazette-Mail

Fitch Rates Virginia Beach, VA's Stormwater Revs at 'AAA'; Outlook Stable - Fitch Ratings
9/15/2020 3:00:00 AM
Fitch Rates Virginia Beach, VA's Stormwater Revs at 'AAA'; Outlook Stable    Fitch Ratings

Virginia Lawmakers Approve Another Round Of Marijuana Reforms While Broader Legalization Is Studied - Marijuana Moment
9/7/2020 3:00:00 AM
Virginia Lawmakers Approve Another Round Of Marijuana Reforms While Broader Legalization Is Studied    Marijuana Moment

Virginia Wine - SevenFifty Daily
9/1/2020 11:55:47 AM
Virginia Wine    SevenFifty Daily

Wildlife photos: Hummingbird forages on cardinal flowers - The Virginian-Pilot - Virginian-Pilot
9/1/2020 3:00:00 AM
Wildlife photos: Hummingbird forages on cardinal flowers - The Virginian-Pilot    Virginian-Pilot

Radical tourism: eco-lux Tree Houses coming to West Virginia - Globetrender
8/29/2020 3:00:00 AM
Radical tourism: eco-lux Tree Houses coming to West Virginia    Globetrender

Living Legends - Virginia Business Magazine
8/29/2020 3:00:00 AM
Living Legends    Virginia Business Magazine

Up Next Virginia Senate Approves Two Marijuana Bills As Lawmakers Pursue Broader Legalization - Marijuana Moment
8/28/2020 3:00:00 AM
Up Next Virginia Senate Approves Two Marijuana Bills As Lawmakers Pursue Broader Legalization    Marijuana Moment

UPDATED: Ex-associate claims sexual relationship involving Jerry and Becki Falwell - Virginia Business Magazine
8/24/2020 3:00:00 AM
UPDATED: Ex-associate claims sexual relationship involving Jerry and Becki Falwell    Virginia Business Magazine

Eupepsia Wellness Resort honored again by USA Today - Southwest Virginia Today
8/19/2020 3:00:00 AM
Eupepsia Wellness Resort honored again by USA Today    Southwest Virginia Today

Northam announces $70M grant program for Virginia small businesses in Hampton Roads - WAVY.com
7/27/2020 3:00:00 AM
Northam announces $70M grant program for Virginia small businesses in Hampton Roads    WAVY.com

Droves of jellyfish washing up on Virginia Beach’s Oceanfront - The Virginian-Pilot - Virginian-Pilot
7/27/2020 3:00:00 AM
Droves of jellyfish washing up on Virginia Beach’s Oceanfront - The Virginian-Pilot    Virginian-Pilot

'Almost Heaven' West Virginia offers outdoor adventure, recreation, and distant experiences - WV News
7/5/2020 3:00:00 AM
'Almost Heaven' West Virginia offers outdoor adventure, recreation, and distant experiences    WV News

Virginia Beach man arrested after white supremacist stickers reappear in Norfolk - The Virginian-Pilot - The Virginian-Pilot
7/3/2020 3:00:00 AM
Virginia Beach man arrested after white supremacist stickers reappear in Norfolk - The Virginian-Pilot    The Virginian-Pilot

Virginia Lawmakers Announce Plans To Legalize Marijuana, One Day After Decriminalization Takes Effect - Marijuana Moment
7/3/2020 3:00:00 AM
Virginia Lawmakers Announce Plans To Legalize Marijuana, One Day After Decriminalization Takes Effect    Marijuana Moment

West Virginia camping showcases a land of abundance - WV News
6/28/2020 3:00:00 AM
West Virginia camping showcases a land of abundance    WV News

Virginia Zoo in Norfolk reopens today to visitors - 13newsnow.com WVEC
6/9/2020 3:00:00 AM
Virginia Zoo in Norfolk reopens today to visitors    13newsnow.com WVEC

Jay Jones: EPA failing its charge to protect area waterways - The Virginian-Pilot - The Virginian-Pilot
6/3/2020 3:00:00 AM
Jay Jones: EPA failing its charge to protect area waterways - The Virginian-Pilot    The Virginian-Pilot

Fitch Rates Virginia Beach Dev Auth, VA's $190MM Pub Fac Revs 'AA+'; Outlook Stable - Fitch Ratings
5/27/2020 3:00:00 AM
Fitch Rates Virginia Beach Dev Auth, VA's $190MM Pub Fac Revs 'AA+'; Outlook Stable    Fitch Ratings

Coronavirus Latest: Northern Virginia Leaders Say They're Not Ready To Reopen - WAMU 88.5
5/4/2020 3:00:00 AM
Coronavirus Latest: Northern Virginia Leaders Say They're Not Ready To Reopen    WAMU 88.5

Virginia City aims to rise again: Historic Comstock mining town eager to welcome visitors back - Carson Now
5/3/2020 3:00:00 AM
Virginia City aims to rise again: Historic Comstock mining town eager to welcome visitors back    Carson Now

You can still pick your own strawberries this spring in Hampton Roads, but expect some new rules - The Virginian-Pilot - The Virginian-Pilot
4/14/2020 3:00:00 AM
You can still pick your own strawberries this spring in Hampton Roads, but expect some new rules - The Virginian-Pilot    The Virginian-Pilot

Virginia Governor Proposes Several Amendments To Marijuana Decriminalization Bill On His Desk - Marijuana Moment
4/13/2020 3:00:00 AM
Virginia Governor Proposes Several Amendments To Marijuana Decriminalization Bill On His Desk    Marijuana Moment

Warm weather draws snakes out of hibernation - The Virginian-Pilot - Virginian-Pilot
4/7/2020 3:00:00 AM
Warm weather draws snakes out of hibernation - The Virginian-Pilot    Virginian-Pilot

Investment in local open space, greenways and trails is critical - Virginia Mercury
3/31/2020 3:00:00 AM
Investment in local open space, greenways and trails is critical    Virginia Mercury

Virginia state and national parks are still open for those who are looking to get outside - Richmond.com
3/21/2020 3:00:00 AM
Virginia state and national parks are still open for those who are looking to get outside    Richmond.com

Solar could be installed on coalfields in West Virginia if The Nature Conservancy succeeds - pv magazine USA
2/27/2020 3:00:00 AM
Solar could be installed on coalfields in West Virginia if The Nature Conservancy succeeds    pv magazine USA

West Virginia's path to a brighter economic future - Martinsburg Journal
2/27/2020 3:00:00 AM
West Virginia's path to a brighter economic future    Martinsburg Journal

Virginia Aquarium, in the midst of renovations, has even bigger plans in store - The Virginian-Pilot - The Virginian-Pilot
1/28/2020 3:00:00 AM
Virginia Aquarium, in the midst of renovations, has even bigger plans in store - The Virginian-Pilot    The Virginian-Pilot

Clinch River star of new park in Virginia - The Columbian
12/29/2019 3:00:00 AM
Clinch River star of new park in Virginia    The Columbian

Southwest Virginia river the star of new state park - WSET
12/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
Southwest Virginia river the star of new state park    WSET

In Virginia Beach, ecotourism companies gaining in popularity, including in the off season - The Virginian-Pilot - Virginian-Pilot
8/25/2019 1:54:58 PM
In Virginia Beach, ecotourism companies gaining in popularity, including in the off season - The Virginian-Pilot    Virginian-Pilot

What West Virginia can learn from ecotourism in the Americas (1999) – Planeta.com - Planeta.com
7/30/2019 3:00:00 AM
What West Virginia can learn from ecotourism in the Americas (1999) – Planeta.com    Planeta.com