§19-1A-2. Legislative purposes.
The purposes of this article are to provide for promoting West
Virginia products; promoting new forest products industries;
developing existing forest products industries; promoting
coordination of all state forests resources; advising the governor
and Legislature on all aspects of forestry, the management of state
forests for conservation and preservation of wildlife, fish, forest
species, natural areas, aesthetic and scenic values and to provide
developed and undeveloped outdoor recreational opportunities, and
hunting and fishing for the citizens of this state and its
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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