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VMNH curators and staff are trying to save as many fossil beds as possible before they are lost to expanded mining operations at Solite Quarry.
Check out the latest issue of the ASV Quarterly Bulletin – how many places figures or photos contain VMNH labs or specimens?
Our address is 21 Starling Avenue in Martinsville, Virginia. We do a lot, and a lot of good, down here in the south-central area of the Commonwealth. But... our mission says we are to interpret Virginia’s natural heritage for all citizens. That’s a big task – and we’re getting there!
Museums are good at preserving the record of the past, and using the knowledge gained from our specimens and artifacts to plot new roads to the future. Information gleaned from archaeological records hundreds of years ago assists wildlife management experts restore natural communities as they were prior to European contact.