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Nominations sought for 28th annual Thomas Jefferson Awards

August 29, 2014

Nominations are being sought for the Virginia Museum of Natural History Foundation’s 28th annual Thomas Jefferson Awards honoring individuals and corporations for outstanding contributions to natural science and natural science education

Dr. Joe B. Keiper named to VAM Governing Council

August 21, 2014

Dr. Joe B. Keiper, executive director of the Virginia Museum of Natural History, has been named to the Virginia Association of Museums Governing Council, serving as the director for nature, science, and planetaria.

Dooley named executive director of Western Science Center in California

August 8, 2014

Virginia Museum of Natural History Curator of Paleontology Dr. Alton "Butch" Dooley, Jr. has accepted the position of executive director at the Western Science Center in Hemet, California.

VMNH, City of Waynesboro reach fundraising milestone

July 24, 2014

VMNH and the City of Waynesboro, in partnership with the Center for Coldwaters Restoration, recently announced that they have successfully raised $50,000 to fund the development of a master plan for a proposed natural science interpretive facility in Downtown Waynesboro.

Reptile Day set for October 11

June 16, 2014

Slither your way into the Virginia Museum of Natural History on Saturday, October 11 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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