2019 Roadsides in Bloom Calendar Now Available to Order

 
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Dec. 6, 2018) – The 2019 Roadsides in Bloom Calendar is now available to order.

The free calendar, which is sponsored by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (WVDEP) and Department of Transportation (WVDOT), includes 12 pictures of Mountain State wildflowers growing naturally along roadways or in Operation Wildflower beds planted by the Division of Highways (WVDOH). The pictures were chosen from dozens of entries submitted by photographers from West Virginia and surrounding states. 

West Virginia’s Operation Wildflower beautification program is a joint effort between the WVDEP and the WVDOH. It includes more than 100 acres of wildflowers grown along West Virginia’s roadways. 

The photographers and flowers in this year’s calendar include: 
 
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Melodee Price – Goldenrod on Up There Road, Pendleton County

January
Mary Beth O’Dell – Dogwood near Alta, Greenbrier County 

February
Charmagne Vecchio – Wild Phlox along Sardis River Road, Harrison County 

March
Jarrod Riffe – Eastern Redbud Flower at I-64 Sandstone exit, Summers County 
 
April
Morgan Craddock – Yellow Ironweed on Price Creek Road, Cabell County

May
Kilsong Cox – Wild Azalea Bloom and Golden Sun on Spruce Knob, Pendleton County

June
Ann Walker – Blackberry Blossom on Hill Creek Road, Pocahontas County 

July
Allan Tucker – Joe Pye Weed and Wingstem along Teter Road, Upshur County 

August
Melodee Price – Goldenrod on Up There Road, Pendleton County

September
Karl Boone – Chicory along Edray Road, Pocahontas County 

October
Sandra Miller – Yellow Daisies along Bickel Knob Road, Randolph County 

November
Sharon & Gladys Carper – Ironweed and Goldenrod, Wood County 

December
Ed Rehbein – Bee Balm and Turk’s Cap Lily on Highland Scenic Highway, Pocahontas County

To order a calendar CLICK HERE, call 1-800-322-5530, or email dep.aah@wv.gov. If you call and get voicemail please leave your name and address in the mailbox. Requests are limited to one calendar per household. West Virginia residents receive priority.

For more WVDEP news and information, go to www.dep.wv.gov. Also, connect with the agency on all social media platforms. Follow @DEPWV on Twitter, Like us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/depwv/, and find us on YouTube by searching “Environment Matters.”

Contact:

Terry Fletcher
(304) 926-0499 ext. 1641
Terry.A.Fletcher@wv.gov
 

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