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West Virginia Highlands Conservancy
West Virginia Highlands Conservancy
Formed in 1967 to preserve the natural beauty of the West Virginia Highlands, the Conservancy is the state's oldest environmental advocacy organization. The WVHC has been instrumental in creation of the Monongahela National Forest Wilderness areas and in preventing the destruction of Canaan Valley.
West Virginia Envirothon
The West Virginia Envirothon is part of a national environmental program for high school students. An Environmental Olympics combining hands-on activities with skill development, mentoring, and natural resource education. The West Virginia Soil Conservation Agency, the Soil Conservation Districts, corporate partners, other state, and federal agencies sponsor the West Virginia Envirothon.

West Virginia Soil Conservation Agency
Through the guidance of this agency and its partnership, resources are brought to local communities and land users to address a broad range of priority conservation issues. This cooperative, grass roots approach is proving to be an effective method for solving the natural resource management issues we face in West Virginia. The West Virginia Conservation Partnership is working with community leaders, local landowners and government agencies to build a productive State that exists in harmony with its environment.

Greenbrier River Watershed Association
The Greenbrier River should be saved as a legacy. It is an essential part of our lives that enriches and inspires us. The river watershed is a unique ecosystem with rich varieties of aquatic, riparian, and upland wildlife, tributaries, farmland, forests, people and communities. Our purpose is to promote the maintenance, preservation, protection, and restoration of the ecological integrity of the Greenbrier River and its watershed.

Office of Water Resources
To enhance and preserve the physical, chemical, and biological integrity of surface and ground waters, considering nature and the health, safety, recreational, and economic needs of humanity. The Office of Water Resources implements programs controlling surface water pollution caused by industrial and municipal discharges and oversees erosion control planning efforts. The Office of Water Resources also focuses on groundwater and wetlands protection and non-coal dams.

Sierra Club
The battle we have fought, and are still fighting...is a part of the eternal conflict between right and wrong, and we cannot expect to see the end of it." - John Muir, 1896

Materials Exchange
This Materials Exchange is a free service provided by the WV Solid Waste Management Board toease the movement of materials for recycling or reuse. We require registration to receive theinformation in the Exchange. Register now and use the Exchange immediately.

Recycling Directory
This directory is published to assist West Virginians locate local facilities where recyclable materials may be sold or donated. This directory also provides listings of state industries that purchase bulk quantities of recycled materials.

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Department of Environmental Protection
. . .using all available resources to protect and restore our environment in concert with the needs of present and future generations. . .

Blue Heron Environmental Network Inc.
The Blue Heron Environmental Network Inc. is a non-profit 501(c) non-political environmental/conservation education organization.

Morgan County Citizens Coalition
To preserve our rural community, the quiet, natural and historical setting, the thriving arts and tourism trades and the healthy environment including clean air, water, and land.

CorridorH Alternatives
Corridor H Alternatives is a nonprofit citizens group whose purpose is to promote transportation systems which preserve and enhance the quality of life, the natural environment, local business and community cohesion, local history and culture in the Potomac and Allegheny Highlands and Shenandoah Valley of West Virginia and Virginia.

The NatureConservancy
The mission of The NatureConservancy is to preserve plants,animals and natural communitiesthat represent the diversity of lifeon Earth by protecting the landsand waters they need to survive.

Allegheny Conservation Association
The ACA is a grassroots, nonprofit organization.
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