Public Hearing on New River Park and Preserve – Saturday, 2/22, 9:30AM

Sandstone Falls. 

This Saturday, 2/22, the Senate committee considering a bill to change the federal designation for the New River National River will hold a public hearing in Beckley. The legislation, supported by Senators Manchin and Capito, would change the designation for the New River from a National River to a National Park and Preserve. The Park and Preserve designation allows for hunting, foraging, camping and private boating within the park boundaries. You can learn more about the proposal here and view maps of the area here.

What: Public Hearing on New River National Park and Preserve

When: February 22, 2020; 9:30AM

Where: Tamarack Conference Center, 1 Tamarack Park, Beckley, West Virginia.

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