WVU Extension Service expert offers advice, tips for landowners dealing with ice storm aftermath

Earlier this week, Old Man Winter packed a dual punch of ice and snow that blanketed a large part of the U.S., including southwestern West Virginia. In addition to causing power outages and dangerous roads, ice storms also present a number of hazards for landowners, including severe damage to forests and the value of timber. WVU Extension Service Forestry Resources Specialist David McGill notes it’s important for landowners to remain calm and seek out resources to develop a plan to address the damage.

Scholarships help WVU graduate students focus on their research

Nine graduate students from around the world and the U.S. will be able to focus on their research first as West Virginia University Foundation Scholarships help relieve their financial stresses as they work towards the completion of their thesis.