Snorkeling in West Virginia rivers provides a fresh perspective.
If you’re under the impression West Virginia’s maple syrup production is on the rise, you’re probably right. This story was originally published in the March 2016 issue of Wonderful West Virginia. written by Pam Kaseyphotographed by Carla Witt Ford In the fall of 2012, Henry Brenneman came from Pennsylvania to Randolph
This spring, take time to discover West Virginia’s many species of dogwood—and their importance to their ecosystems. This story was originally published in the April 2017 issue of Wonderful West Virginia. written by Mikenna Pierotti It’s the last few days of April, and with them the last of the early morning
One of the oldest pursuits in the Appalachian Mountains, trapping looks for a new generation to carry on its legacy. For an occupation that’s been around since the earliest days of human existence, trapping is still pretty misunderstood. “People think it’s easy,” says John Pingley, president of the West Virginia
This former mining town is more than a symbol of the West Virginia coal industry—it’s a window into the transformation of a nation. The New River, geologists tell us, is quite old. And as with many ancient things, it has collected many legends. Like the claim that the New River
This story was originally published in the August 2018 issue of Wonderful West Virginia. To subscribe, visit wonderfulwv.com. Dark skies make West Virginia the perfect playground for skywatchers. Ed Conners refers to himself as an amatuer stargazer. His resume notes otherwise. Twenty years ago, building on a childhood fascination with