Ecotourism

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EcoTourism at Berkeley Springs offer visitors a great experience in both discovering and learning about the indigenous culture and natural systems. Efforts have been made to minimize the effects of tourism on sustainability and conservation. Almost all businesses in Berkeley Springs are locally owned and operated, which allows for interaction with the resident population. West Virginia recognized the importance ecotourism has within the state. It is the only state with an ecotourism policy, which was created in 2001.

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    Sleepy Creek Watershed Association

    Our mission is to protect the Sleepy Creek watershed and to educate and assist community members to improve this irreplaceable natural resource for future generations. in the spring of 1999, Abby Chapple, then president of Friends of the Cacapon River, asked me to start a watershed association for Sleepy Creek. Since there had once been […]