Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge
Location: Davis, WV
Project: Remove Trees and Debris
Project type: Recovery
Funding awarded: $19,000
This project will remove trees and debris from the Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge.
Conservation / Restoration Goals
- Remove debris and clear timber
- Cleans trails and restores staff and visitor access
- Addresses fire hazard and visitor safety concerns
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.