The Virginia Museum of Natural History's new "Living Off the Land" exhibit will show the many ways in which humans depend on nature. The exhibit will include information about Virginia's wildlife, modern and ancient hunting and fishing methods, and the evolution of the rifle.
VMNH staff members, educators and scientists developed the exhibit in partnership with the NWTF. It will be open from June 4 until Jan. 14, 2012. NWTF members will receive discounts on VMNH museum admission and in the museum's gift shop. NWTF merchandise will be available for purchase during the course of the exhibit.
The "Living Off the Land" exhibit will include several fascinating elements, such as a collection of trophy deer mounts, a large collection of firearms, information and displays highlighting fishing, hunting, and other outdoor activities in Virginia. The NWTF, Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, Orvis and other individuals and organizations loaned items for the exhibit.