The Monongahela National Forest is located in the eastern mountains of West Virginia.
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Smoke Hole Fire on the Monongahela National Forest

Smoke Hole Fire on Nov. 12, 2013

A wildfire on the Monongahela National Forest was first reported on adjacent private land on Sunday, November 10, 2013.  The fire is in the Smoke Hole Area of the Cheat-Potomac Ranger District, approximately 11 miles southwest of Petersburg, and 3 miles northeast from the community of Seneca Rocks in Pendleton County, WV. 

West Virginia Northern Flying Squirrel Partnership and Habitat Protection

Monongahela National Forest is working with The Nature Conservancy, US Fish and Wildlife Service and other partners to protect and enhance WV Northern Flying squirrels and habitat.  Additional information at

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