The Kanawha State Forest Foundation is pleased to announce its new Photography Contest for 2013. Now is a good time to get out to the Forest and try your skills at capturing the beauty and appeal of the area. This is also your opportunity to share your favorite picture of the Forest. Choose your best images and enter them into our contest.
People of diverse backgrounds and interests have joined together as the Kanawha State Forest Foundation in order to promote, preserve and protect the State Forest for recreation, nature study and a variety of outdoor experiences. The Foundation exists to aid the mission of the West Virginia DNR and to extend the work of the original CCC laborers who are and were responsible for the existence of this wonderful resources.
As you walk along Davis Creek Trail in the Kanawha State Forest, you can be transported from the day to day turmoil of the world to tranquility. You hear the Creek gurgling, you hear the birds chirping, you see the wildflowers, you smell the earth, and you breathe in the forest air. Such a special place so near Charleston.
What defines West Virginia for many of us is our mountains and our forests. You may be stirred to these thoughts in Kanawha State Forest - this microcosm of the great ancient beautiful Appalachian forests of the East. It is love of the forest that motivates the members of the Kanawha State Forest Foundation.