(By Delegate Yeager)

"Recognizing the importance of preserving and protecting the beautiful and irreplaceable resources of the West Virginia State park system."

Whereas, The West Virginia State Park system is nationally recognized for the preservation of natural, scenic, historic, and cultural wonders and at the same time provides excellent recreational and vacation opportunities for the citizens of the State and its visitors; and
Whereas, The West Virginia State Park system serves as a model of the wise and conservation minded use of natural resources while enhancing for all West Virginians their quality of life; and
Whereas, The West Virginia State Park system's scenic beauty, lush forests, clean streams, abundant wildlife and areas of simple tranquility can be enjoyed by all while simultaneously providing an important source of economic growth and employment; therefore, be it
Resolved by the House of Delegates:
That the House of Delegates recognizes and supports the West Virginia State Park system and the areas which it includes as well as pledging its commitment to assuring that these special places where people and nature meet will be protected as a public trust to serve as our gift to future generations.