Dents Run Wildlife Management Area

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Coordinates: 39°32′43″N 80°23′18″W / 39.54528°N 80.38833°W / 39.54528; -80.38833
Dents Run Wildlife Management Area
West Virginia Wildlife Management Area
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Marion
Elevation 1,010 ft (307.8 m) [1]
Coordinates 39°32′43″N 80°23′18″W / 39.54528°N 80.38833°W / 39.54528; -80.38833
Area 1,226 acres (496.1 ha) [2]
Established 2010 [2]
 - Dedicated September 24, 2010 [2]
Management West Virginia Division of Natural Resources
Owner CONSOL Energy
Nearest city Mannington, West Virginia
Location of Dents Run Wildlife Management Area in West Virginia
Website: WVDNR District 1 Wildlife Management Areas

Dents Run Wildlife Management Area is located on 1,226 acres (496 ha)[2] near Mannington in Marion County, West Virginia. It includes a 30-acre (0.12 km2) lake and will provide hunting opportunities for deer, wild turkey, squirrel, and other species.[3]

Dents Run was leased from CONSOL Energy by the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources and dedicated on September 24, 2010.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey (1976). Glover Gap, West Virginia quadrangle (Map). 1:24,000. 7.5-Minute Series (Topographic).
  2. ^ a b c d e "Wildlife management area created in Marion". The Dominion Post. September 17, 2010. p. 2-A. Retrieved September 17, 2010. 
  3. ^ "CONSOL Energy Inc. leases property to DNR to establish Marion County wildlife management area Dedication Scheduled for Sept. 24". West Virginia Division of Natural Resources. September 16, 2010. Archived from the original on September 17, 2010. Retrieved September 17, 2010. 

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