reclaimed strip mines Looking At W.Va.'s Elk Herd Four Years In By Caitlin Tan • Mar 13, 2020 West Virginia Department of Natural Resources The West Virginia elk reintroduction program is four years in, and the project is not growing as fast as expected; however, there is a herd in the Southern Coalfields that is slowly getting bigger. Listen Listening... / 8:01 Listen to the story here. Bobwhite Quail Return To West Virginia By Caitlin Tan • Mar 4, 2020 Office of Gov. Jim Justice Officials from the West Virginia’s Department of Natural Resources announced Wednesday that an extinct species native to West Virginia were restored. Listen Listening... / 0:51 Listen to the story here.