River Detours and Closures at the Thomas Buford Pugh Memorial Bridge
The WV Department of Highways and the Federal Highways Administration is replacing the Thomas Buford Pugh Memorial Bridge on Route 41 in the town of Prince. Construction will require temporary full river traffic closures and long term river detours. More »
Endangered Species in West Virginia
Available to schools in:Greenbrier, Monroe, Raleigh & Summers counties
Grade Level: 4th – 6th
Program Length: 1 hour
1. Identify how plants and animals become endangered
2. List three plants or animals that are listed as endangered in West Virginia
3. State two things he or she can do to keep a species from going extinct
Pre-visit activities are:
WV Content Standards met:
Science/Technology – SC.4.4.1, SC.4.4.3, SC.4.4.5, SC.5.5.3, SC.5.4.6, SC.5.4.7, SC.6.4.8, SC.6.4.9
Did You Know?
One day each year, hundreds of BASE (Building, Antenna, Span, and Earth) jumpers come to New River Gorge to parachute from the New River Gorge Bridge.