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New River Gorge Expansion

Bad times for real estate can mean good times for land conservation. The New River Gorge National Park in West Virginia just confirmed plans to scoop up 100 acres from a private land owner, and according to the park superintendent, more acquisition could be on the way.

According to a story in the Charleston Gazette, the park is looking at another 600 acres owned by Gary Driggs, who planned to build a housing development called BridgeView Estates on the park border in Fayetteville.

Read more<a href=”http://www.wvgazette.com/News/200808010798″>here.</a>

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