Preserving West Virginia for future generations
The West Virginia Highlands Conservancy promotes, encourages and works for the conservation – including both preservation and wise management – and an appreciation of the natural resources of West Virginia and the Nation. We focus primarily on the Highlands Region of West Virginia, but our work is for the cultural, social, educational, physical health, spiritual and economic benefit of present and future generations of residents and visitors alike.
We work for government policies and actions that protect, encourage and enforce laws for the health and well being of the natural world and her inhabitants.
Study and Educate
We support nature study and conservation, education for personal enrichment and cultural and scientific advancement.
Preserve and Protect
We work for preservation and protection of the mountains and streams of West Virginia with a focus on wilderness and areas with recreation, scenic, geologic, biologic and historic importance.