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Brock Environmental Center - Chesapeake Bay Foundation

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If you love the Planet, this place is calling your name.

This is a place that you read about in NetZero or Sustainability or Environmental publications. Now... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2018
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Nice walking

Stumbled upon this by accident. Enjoyed walking around along the water, marshes, and in the woods... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2018
Scott M
Farmville, United States
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3663 Marlin Bay Ct, Virginia Beach, VA 23455-3044
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Reviewed 3 July 2018

This is a place that you read about in NetZero or Sustainability or Environmental publications. Now you can experience how things could be if we all focused on protecting and saving our planet. Take a short sidetrip from the VB oceanfront and learn how easy...More

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Reviewed 24 June 2018

Stumbled upon this by accident. Enjoyed walking around along the water, marshes, and in the woods. Did not do all of the trails, so may go back our next time in the area.

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Reviewed 1 May 2018

Completed in 2015, built to LEED Platinum standards, meets the zero net impact prerequisites of the Living Building Challenge. Almost everything is made from recycled materials, with a few exceptions. Recycling rainwater, wastewater and waste is included. Solar panels and windmills. Emphasis on sustainability and...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

The Brock Environmental Center invites visitors to enjoy and learn from this recently constructed (2015) spectacular super-green building and grounds near the mouth of the Lynnhaven River. Even though it is primarily the Hampton Roads administrative office of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, the Center encourages...More

1  Thank BillF20639
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!

1  Thank bauthentic
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

2  Thank Kayaklil
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.

1  Thank Rita23890
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

1  Thank 2FOODY2017
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

2  Thank SW547
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