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Refuge biologist Dawn Washington visits Davis-Thomas Elementary Middle School sixth-grade class to talk about trees and forests.
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
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Wild School is getting a makeover

For over ten years the annual Wild School event has been held at Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge. Middle school students from local schools including Davis-Thomas and Tucker Valley Elementary Middle Schools More...

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Tucker County AmeriCorps members spent Martin Luther King Day helping out at the Tucker County Animal Shelter. Volunteers were Emma Donovan, Rachel Fedders, Travis Ferry, Mimi Gunderson, Sydney Haltom, Daniel Hobbs, Alex Hodges, Audrey Stefenson, Emily Wilson-Hauger and Becca Ferry.
By Beth Christian Broschart On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
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AmeriCorps members participate in Day of Service

PARSONS – Most folks look forward to having a long weekend off for the Martin Luther King holiday, but a local group of young folks chose to use their day off as a Day of Service. Tucker County AmeriCorps members More...

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By Beth Christian Broschart On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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U.S. Fish and Wildlife decides not to acquire Canaan Valley Institute

DAVIS – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced last Monday it has decided not to acquire the Canaan Valley Institute building and associated land in Davis. According to Ron Hollis, refuge manager at More...

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By Beth Christian Broschart On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
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Local comments on Canaan Valley Institute property sale compiled

PARSONS – Public comments regarding the potential sale of the Canaan Valley Institute property were received, compiled and forwarded on to those responsible for making decisions about who will have the right to More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, January 6th, 2015
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Snowshoe Discovery Tour: Winter Tree Identification

Sunday, January 11, 10 am. Snowshoe Discovery Tour: Winter Tree Identification. Meet at White Grass Ski Touring Center lodge. Come along with Mimi Gunderson, an AmeriCorps member currently serving at Canaan Valley More...

Joseph McCauley, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Northeast Region Chief of Realty, explains the proposed plan for the Canaan Valley Institute property during Wednesday’s meeting in Davis.
By Beth Christian Broschart On Wednesday, December 10th, 2014
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Tucker County Commission hosts open meeting on potential sale of the Canaan Valley Institute Property

DAVIS – Tucker County residents came out Wednesday to gather information as well as share their thoughts on the potential sale of the Canaan Valley Institute property. Two entities, the Canaan Valley National More...

Judge Ronald G. Pearson, Chairman, National Youth Science Foundation Board of Trustees, addresses Tucker County Commissioners Wednesday regarding the sale of Canaan Valley Institute.
By Beth Christian Broschart On Wednesday, November 19th, 2014
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Who will purchase Canaan Valley Institute?

PARSONS – Two groups have stepped forward announcing the desire to purchase the Canaan Valley Institute, located in Davis. Ron Hollis, manager of the Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge and Judge Ronald G. More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, November 11th, 2014
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Betty Marie Evans Riley

Betty Marie Evans Riley, age 75, of Sissonville went Home to the Lord on Sunday, October 26, 2014 during a brief stay at Hubbard Hospice House. It was a beautiful autumn morning full of sunshine and fall colors. More...