ELKINS, W.Va. (AP) - The Nature Conservancy says a "land bridge" between two wildlife habitats in Randolph County will be protected from development. The conservancy says in a news release that Steve Callan of Morgantown has provided a permanent conservation easement for 555 acres on his Gandy Ranch property.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - A new state policy gives county school systems in West Virginia more control over their school calendars. The policy approved by the West Virginia Board of Education provides two options for making up canceled school days.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Representatives from several states will be discussing the future of the 30-year-old Chesapeake Bay Program. Officials from Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia are scheduled to gather today in Washington at the U.S. National Arboretum Visitor Center to discuss future restoration and conservation efforts.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Skiers and snowboarders are hitting the slopes across West Virginia. The West Virginia Ski Areas Association says with the opening of Timberline in Tucker County and the reopening of Winterplace in Raleigh County, all of the state's ski resorts will be open beginning tomorrow.
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