WV Division of Natural Resources
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The WV Furbearer Management Newsletter, published by the WV-DNR, is one of the most informative of its time. You'll find data on muskrat, bobcats, otter and more.
In order to view the newsletters, you'll need Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available free (see below).
Fall 2009 - This issue contains detailed information from the otter survey, furbearer harvest statistics, and detailed photo descriptions for removing the coyote stomach for the coyote study.
Spring/Summer 2009 - This issue contains muskrat pelt data, detailed information from the raccoon field trial survey plus more.
Fall/Winter 2008/09 - This issue contains adaptive management for furbearers, muskrat population decline and more.
Spring/Summer 2008 - This issue contains detailed information on muskrat harvest data, plus data on beaver and bobcat harvests, and more.
Newsletters are in .pdf format. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view these files.
Dates to Remember
March 1-3, 2019: WVTA Fur Auction & Spring Rendezvous