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 »
Available to schools in: Greenbrier, Monroe, Raleigh & Summers counties
Grade Level: 2nd
Program Length: 1 hour
1. define community
2. give an example of how plants and animals interact
3. state two ways that New River Gorge NR and people can protect natural communities
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Did You Know?
The New River Gorge was logged extensively thoughout the past century. The landscape is now recovering, with the park ecosystem returning to its more natural state, but there are still plenty of signs of the past activities.