Hurricane Sandy Recovery
Recovery, restoration & building coastal resilience
Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge - Ken Sturm/USFWS
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Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge

Location: Davis, WV

Project: Remove Trees and Debris

Project type: Recovery

Funding awarded: $19,000

Project Summary

This project will remove trees and debris from the Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge.

Conservation / Restoration Goals

  • Remove debris and clear timber

Project Benefits

  • Cleans trails and restores staff and visitor access
  • Addresses fire hazard and visitor safety concerns

Additional Details

Hurricane Sandy dumped up to three feet of snow at the refuge, burying visitor facilities and refuge staff living quarters, damaging trails and leaving downed trees and debris strewn across refuge land. Downed trees and debris will be removed utilizing refuge staff complemented by partner/volunteer organizations.

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Last updated: October 28, 2014