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Wild Ginseng Survival Threatened by Poachers and Out of Season Digging

 CHARLESTON, W.Va.- Digging ginseng before the season opens Sept. 1 is illegal. 

   The West Virginia Division of Forestry reminds the public that poaching this slow-growing herb is not a victimless crime. 

   “Because out-of . . .

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