West Virginia Conservation Agency  •  1900 Kanawha Blvd. E. •  Charleston, WV 25305  •  304-558-2204

Little Kanawha District

   Calhoun, Ritchie, Roane, <br>Wirt, and Wood

Serving Calhoun, Ritchie, Roane,
Wirt, and Wood counties

District Manager:
Jess Nichols
91 Boyles Lane
Parkersburg, WV 26104
Phone: (304) 422-9088
Fax: (304) 422-9086
Email: LKCD@wvca.us
Driving Directions


From around the LKCD

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District Supervisors

- Mike Nichols

- Roger Shaver

- Norma Collins

- Dexter Graham

- Delmas Carr

- Ivan Banks

- Judy Saunders

- Roger Collins

- Rose Ann Adams

- Sam Sheets

Recent Activity

posted by: Jessica Nichols

NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS!  The Little Kanawha Conservation District is seeking firms/companies interested in performing stream work.  Work may include debris removal, stream bank stabilization, etc.  Interested parties must submit the following contact information to the Conservation District: Name, Address, and Phone Number.  Submit to the Little Kanawha Conservation District 91 Boyles Lane, Parkersburg, WV 26104.  Contractors will be placed on a contact list that will remain current for 1 year.  Contractors must have a valid WV Contractor’s License.  The contact list will be used for job showings.  Disclaimer: Being placed on the contact list does not guarantee work.  Information will be accepted till May 4th.  

Expression of Interest From Engineering Firm Being Taken - 4/12/17
posted by: Jessica Nichols

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST Notice is hereby given that the Little Kanawha Conservation District shall receive proposals from qualified engineering firms to provide civil engineering services for a period of two years for projects that may include but are not limited to the design of: stream restoration, channel & bank stabilization, storm water construction, agricultural best management practices and field surveys, with projects adhering to Federal, State and Local regulations.  Interested parties please submit expressions of interest to: Little Kanawha Conservation District 91 Boyles Lane, Parkersburg, WV 26104.  The Little Kanawha Conservation District reserves the right to accept or reject any/and or all expressions of interest. Information will be accepted till May 4th.   

Don’t let the name of the conference fool you! - 3/29/17
posted by: Jessica Nichols

4th Annual WV Urban Agriculture Conference

Mark your calendars, the date and location of the 4th annual WV Urban Agriculture Conference have been announced. 
This year the conference will be held at Camp Virgil Tate (see map and directions below) on April 28 & 29.  This conference is one of the most interesting and relevant conferences for home gardeners that you may ever attend. 
The website for the conference is http://urbanagwv.com/.  

Information as received by email - 

The lodge at Camp Virgil Tate has accommodations available for $60 per night if you choose to stay at the camp. Don’t let the name of the conference fool you! Workshops will focus on topics such as livestock, conservation, land owner stream bank erosion solutions, rain barrels, service providers programs (FSA, NRCS, WVCA, RD, NASS, RMA) horticulture, homesteading, post-harvest handling, marketing farm products, adaptive gardening, and much more.

The conference is a dynamic gathering of farmers, gardeners and homesteaders hosted and planned by The Capitol Conservation District, WVU Extension ServiceWVSU Extension Service, and the WV Department of Agriculture. It promises to be an EGG-citing experience!

On Saturday we will offer a full day of Jr. Master Gardener leadership training for WV Teachers. This course will provide CE credits to interested educators. 

High Tunnel Systems - webinar - 3/29/17
posted by: Jessica Nichols

Participants will learn about techniques used in high tunnel cropping systems to address issues with salinity, nutrient management, and pest management.

This webinar will present techniques that can be used in high tunnels to address salinity, pest management, and nutrient management issues in high value crops. Different cropping systems that can be used in high tunnels will be discussed. Nutrient management and irrigation water management will be presented as techniques that can address salinity issues. Another technique is temperature management to control pest outbreaks and improve crop growth within the high tunnel.


Apr 26, 2017 2:00 pm US/Eastern

Length: 01:00   (hh:mm)

Pre-registration not required.


  • Lewis Jett, Ph.D., Extension Specialist, Horticulture, University of West Virginia, Morgantown, WV


  • Certified Crop Advisors - 1 hour CCA - CM Credit
  • Conservation Planner - 1 hour Conservation Planning Credit

Webinar Format:

This webinar is presented by the USDA NRCS East National Technology Support Center. Contact Holli Kuykendall, Ph.D., National Technology Specialist, for more information about this webinar.

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