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We seek to enhance environmental literacy through our focus onOur Foundation works hard to preserve the natural, historical, ecological and agricultural resources of the Rockfish Valley. We accomplish this by enriching the lives of our community by supporting the Rockfish Valley Loop Trail system, Spruce Creek Park and the lands associated with them. The mission furthers supports conservation, recreation, preservation, and environmental education and promotes a rural tourism experience in the Rockfish Valley of Nelson County, Virginia. Water Tye River Study | Chesapeake Bay Foundation | Friends of the Rockfish Rocks Summits of Nelson County | Geology Trail | Geologic History of the Rockfish Valley Plants Native Plant Walk | Natural Resources Conservation Service | Blue Ridge PRISM Animals Butterfly Nature Trail | Bird Camera | Birding
REMEMBERING HURRICANE CAMILLE IN THE BEECH GROVE AND NELLYSFORD COMMUNITIES
THE ROCKFISH VALLEY FOUNDATION NATURAL HISTORY CENTER is recognizing the 50th commemoration of Hurricane Camille with an exhibit of pictures and stories from the night of August 19-20, 1969 in the Beech Grove and Nellysford communities.
Saturday, August 17 — Sunday, October 13
The Natural History Center
1368 Rockfish Valley Highway
Nellysford, VA 22958
Open Saturdays and Sundays
12 noon – 4 p.m.
Groups can be arranged by appointment.
If you have pictures or stories, please come share them with us
or call the Rockfish Valley Foundation at 434-361-0271 and leave your name and number for us to call you back. We can copy your pictures on our cell phone and write up your story. After the exhibit, we will give what we have collected to the Nelson County Historical Society at Oaklands to add to their records of what happened in the Beech Grove and Nellysford communities.