Joe Manchin III, Governor
Frank Jezioro, Director
News Release : July 1, 2009
WVDNR Physically Challenged Advisory Board to Meet at Cabela’s in Triadelphia on August 5 at 1 p.m.
The next regular meeting of the West Virginia Division of Natural
Resources Physically Challenged Advisory Board (PCAB) is scheduled for
Wednesday, August 5, at 1 p.m. at the Cabela’s store at One Cabela
Drive in Triadelphia (Wheeling), West Virginia. Items to be discussed
- legislative updates, including
Senate Bill 448, creating a special hunting and fishing license for
severely disabled and terminally ill persons under 21 years of age;
request by the West Virginia Bowhunters Association for endorsement of
the concept of an earlier starting date to the deer archery season; the
association is proposing that the deer archery season begin on the
closest Saturday to September 15 and end on December 31;
- other business, including public comment.
The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources strives to provide
reasonable access to its programs and facilities to the physically
challenged in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act
(ADA). The DNR develops and maintains fishing access sites and hunting
areas for the physically challenged. The Law Enforcement Section offers
Hunter Education classes designed for hunters with special needs.
The purposes of the Physically Challenged Advisory Board are:
advise the Division of Natural Resources on matters pertaining to the
accessibility of all Division programs and services by physically
- to identify and evaluate needs of physically challenged persons and communicate them to the Division;
- to increase public awareness and sensitivity to the needs of physically challenged persons; and
- to communicate with individuals and other organizations and agencies with similar purposes.
Information regarding access to the DNR's Facilities and programs can
be obtained by contacting the Charleston Office, Elkins Operations
Center or any of the District Offices.
Eric Ridenour North Central West Virginia
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