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 »
People Are Part of the Ecosystem
Available to schools in:Greenbrier, Monroe, Raleigh & Summers counties
Grade Level: 3rd
Program Length: 1 hour
1. Explain how people are part of an ecosystem
2. Name a human or natural threat that can affect an ecosystem
3. List three ways that New River Gorge NR and people can protect ecosystems
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.