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Joe Manchin III, Governor

Frank Jezioro, Director

News Release
For release:
March 2, 2005


Hoy Murphy , Public Information Officer (304) 558-3380

Contact: Curtis Taylor , Wildlife Resources Section Chief (304) 558-2771

Division of Natural Resources Announces Dates for Regulations Meetings

  The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources will hold 12 public meetings across the state in March to give hunters, anglers, trappers, landowners and other interested parties an opportunity to review and comment on proposed 2005 hunting regulations for white-tailed deer and black bear, proposed 2006-2007 general hunting and trapping regulations and proposed 2006 fishing regulations. These meetings will be held from 6 - 8 p.m. March 21 and March 22.

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  “In an effort enhance public input into our agency's hunting and fishing regulations process, the agency will continue the ‘Open House' style meeting format,” said DNR Director Frank Jezioro. “This format allows people to arrive at any time during the scheduled meeting, learn of proposed regulation changes, discuss these proposals with wildlife biologists and conservation officers and comment on the proposed regulations and other wildlife-related issues.”

  As in the past, written comments from the public on these proposed hunting,trapping and fishing regulations will also be encouraged. Anyone interested in attending the “Open Houses” scheduled in their areas should note the following list of meeting dates and locations.


Monday, March 21, 2005

  • Fairmont – East Fairmont High School (Commons Area)
  • Harrisville - North Bend State Park – Main Lodge
  • Summersville – Summersville High School (Gymnasium)
  • Martinsburg – James Rumsey Vo-Tech Center
  • Lewisburg – Brier Inn (River Oak Room)
  • Milton – WV Pumpkin Park 4-H Building

Tuesday, March 22, 2005

  • Elkins – DNR Operations Center
  • Glen Dale – John Marshall High School (Commons Area)
  • Moorefield – Moorefield Middle School
  • Parkersburg – BIDS Room at WVUP ( Parkersburg Campus, Rt. 47)
  • Logan – Logan High School (Cafeteria)
  • Twin Falls State Park – Main Lodge


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