Lands & Facilities Closures and Notices

The current forecast has Virginia in the path of Hurricane Joaquin, which may bring heavy rain and wind to the Commonwealth over the weekend. In response to this forecast, Governor McAuliffe has declared a State of Emergency. The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries cautions outdoor enthusiasts to exercise good judgment before venturing outdoors through the weekend.

Please refer to our website, Facebook, and Twitter (alerts-only feed here) for alerts and possible closure of facilities.

Public Meetings on Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Scheduled

Effective this fall, VDGIF expanded the Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Containment Area to include all of Clarke, Frederick, Shenandoah, and Warren counties due to detections of the disease near Interstate 81 during the last two years. In order to address any questions or concerns that area hunters may have regarding these changes, VDGIF has scheduled public meetings. Learn more »

Nuisance & Problem Wildlife

As human populations continue to rise and move into traditional wildlife habitat, human/wildlife contact is becoming more prevalent. Here is some general information and techniques for Virginia property owners when wildlife becomes a problem. Read more »

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