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Brock Environmental Center - Chesapeake Bay Foundation

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3663 Marlin Bay Ct, Virginia Beach, VA 23455-3044
+1 757-622-1964
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Nice place for a walk

This is a really fun place to run, walk, or take the dog out to explore. Beautiful views of the... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2018
VirginiaBeachLivin
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
Absolutely gorgeous "green" property

Learn about your environment. Talk to people who are passionate about our world and its health... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2018
bauthentic
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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24 Feb 2018
“Nice place for a walk”
1 Feb 2018
“Absolutely gorgeous "green" property”
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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3663 Marlin Bay Ct, Virginia Beach, VA 23455-3044
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

This is a really fun place to run, walk, or take the dog out to explore. Beautiful views of the lynnhaven river

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Reviewed 1 February 2018

Learn about your environment. Talk to people who are passionate about our world and its health. Building used many recycled materials and has an earth friendly potty. You have to see it!

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Reviewed 13 July 2017

Call ahead and reserve a private tour of this Platinum LEED Building for your family, business or friends. You will be amazed at how the Chesapeake Bay Foundation ahs made this a true Living Building. Waterfront views, natture trails, Over 100 acres to explore. Bring...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is a hidden jewel - wonderful walks on paths thru a marsh like area - no shade so wear sunscreen - pretty water views - very informative displays inside the center.

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Reviewed 28 April 2017

The staff are informative and really care about their work to care for the environment. This lovely building that blends into its magnificent setting is a treasure with wide porch for reading, visiting, watching sea birds, doing yoga, or smelling the sea. The walk around...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2017

Everything about the physical Center indoor and out has been created in the most environmentally sensitive way. It is amazing that a structure can be aesthetically pleasing, highly functional and resource respectful. Intellectually it is just as impressive with high quality programs that engage K-12...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2016

The center is dedicated to being as self-sufficient and off the grid as possible. Beautiful setting on the western branch of the Lynnhaven River. Has educational lectures and exhibits.

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Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is a neat environmental/eco-tourism attraction. It's educational and very well done. It is a sustainable facility and the info on that alone is worth going to check it out.

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Reviewed 22 November 2015

This building, which is owned by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, is one of the few in the world that is self sustaining. They produce so much electricity through two wind turbines and multiple solar panels that they can sell some back to the power company....More

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Reviewed 22 November 2015

A friend and I took the Brock Building tour. We learned a developer purchased the property but plans fell through and several organizations including Va Beach City bought the land. Our guide showed us where wooden stadium seats and gym flooring among other things were...More

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