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John Schmidt
John Schmidt. Credit: USFWS

Going with the Flow: Restoring the West Fork River benefits people and wildlife

March 30, 2015

The Clarksburg Water Board's approval Monday to remove three dams in the West Fork River is a decision that will benefit both people and wildlife in the river's surrounding communities of Harrison County, West Virginia. Read the opinion piece from John Schmidt, West Virginia Field Office project leader, and Frank Jernejcic, a retired fishery biologist with West Virginia Division of Natural Resources, here.

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Last updated: May 28, 2015