Initiative Director Tom Rodd,; (c) 304-541-4494; 304-265-0018




Outings and More

Friends of Blackwater volunteers will lead one or more outings in Blackwater Falls State Park on Sunday June 8 starting at about 10:00 AM and lasting until about noon.   More information and a signup sheet will be available at the conference on Saturday.

There are also a number of outings associated with the Canaan Valley Birding Week that are described below.

Canaan Valley State Park Birding Festival Walks on June 6th and 8th:

Reduced rates for CCI attendees

Friday – all perks - $69
Sunday – all perks - $32 (walk, lunch, token)
Sunday _no perks- at Blackwater Falls State Park FREE
Friday – half day walk, reception/speaker, token (no lunch) $53
Friday – half day walk, lunch & token (no guest speaker or reception) $32
Friday/Sunday – half day walk & token only (no lunch, speaker, reception) $16
To get more information contact Festival Planner Andrea (Andy) Dalton 304-866-7037

Or Canaan Valley State Park coordinator Lenora Testerman 304-866-4121 ext 2673
For more detail go to the Birding Celebration website:

The Purple Fiddle

The Purple Fiddle is a super live music venue in the Town of Thomas.  This link takes you to their site and schedule.

In addition, you can look at the following sites for other Tucker County activities.

The Tucker County Development Authority Calendar