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WVU Extension webinar series to focus on sustainable rural tourism in West Virginia

West Virginia's scenic beauty offers opportunities for sustainable rural tourism.

Morgantown, W.Va. — West Virginia’s scenic highways, mountain vistas and outdoor recreation have long provided tourism opportunities for the state. But the pandemic, coupled with remote work options and a new national park, has elevated the interest from visitors and residents to the Mountain State. With that enhanced interest comes opportunities and the need for an enhanced emphasis in helping to ensure our communities are equipped with resources and knowledge to sustain those tourism opportunities long term.