§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 visitors.