The Virginia Natural History Society (VNHS) was formed in 1992 to bring together persons interested in the natural history of the Commonwealth of Virginia. The VNHS defines natural history in a broad sense, from the study of plants, animals, and other organisms to the geology and ecology of the state, to the natural history of the native people who inhabit it. The goals of the VNHS are to promote research on the natural history of Virginia, educate the citizens of the Commonwealth on natural history topics, and to encourage the conservation of natural resources.

  • Announcing the General Meeting of the Virginia Natural History Society. Saturday, October 13, 2018, 9AM - 4PM: Host: Virginia Museum of Natural History (Martinsville). Schedule: 15-minute oral presentations in the morning, lunch break and poster session, and general members' meeting from 3 - 4PM. The VMNH staff will also offer tours of the VMNH Collections areas after 4PM. There will be a reception at a local restaurant on the evening of Friday the 12th.
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    • Alypia octomaculata; Eight-spotted Forester
    • Atteva punctella; Ailanthus Webworm Moth
    • Canis latrans; Coyote
    • Castor canadensis; Beaver
    • Entylia carinata; Tree Hopper
    • Hellinsia homodactyla; Plume Moth

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