• An Opportunity to Meet the Moment

    By Marilynn Cuonzo It was 1891 when President Benjamin Harrison created the “Forest Reserves” in response to public concern that unrestrained logging across the country had created severe deforestation that […]

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  • What is the State of our Highlands?

    Your Fall Review Committee has started working on the upcoming Fall Review, scheduled for October 18-20 at Cacapon State Park. Save the dates and plan to attend. When thinking about a […]

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  • Thought From Our President

    By Marilyn Shoenfeld It is the end of February as I write this. Our beautiful winter turned into an early mud season this month. There has been a lot of […]

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  • January 2024 Board Highlights

    By John McFerrin The January 2024 Board meeting featured a new Board member, an expanded role for our Membership and Operations secretary, and reports on what our various committees are […]

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  • Thoughts From Our President 

    The month of January brought one of the most incredible snowstorms in recent memory to the West Virginia highlands. So far, Canaan Valley has seen 103.5 inches of snowfall. I […]

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  • Hydro in the Highlands: Third Time the Charm?

    By Hugh Rogers Seen from Snowy Point, Canaan Valley’s northern half is a wetland mosaic unbroken by human landmarks. Turn around, and they appear in every direction. To the northeast, […]

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  • 2023 Year in Review: WVHC Committee Updates

    As 2023 comes to a close, the West Virginia Highlands Conservancy would like to share the latest updates from our organization from the past year. 2023 has been another year […]

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  • Focus on Nature: Big Run Bog, A National Natural Landmark at Risk

    By Susan Rogers Rosenblum Big Run Bog, located in Tucker County, is a sometimes overlooked diamond in the crown of West Virginia. It is a beautiful place to experience a […]

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  • West Virginia Highlands Conservancy Preserving West Virginia for future generations 2023 Committee Updates

    2023 Year in Review: WVHC Committee Updates

    As 2023 comes to a close, the West Virginia Highlands Conservancy would like to share the latest updates from our organization from the past year. 2023 has been another year […]

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  • Board Highlights

    By John McFerrin This quarter’s meeting of the West Virginia Highlands Conservancy featured another transition while at the same time planning for the future. The transition was a new treasurer. […]

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