The Atlantic Wildfowl Heritage Museum and gift shop are operated by the Back Bay Wildfowl Guild, whose members founded the endeavor.
Mission: Protect, Preserve, Promote and Provide Vision: To be a passionate advocate for Coastal Virginia’s environmental and conservation needs through the use of our core values. We aim to keep the past alive in order to shape a bright, educated future for our area. Core Values: Protectthe natural resources of Coastal Virginia; home to a variety of waterfowl Preserve the oral, written, artistic history and legacy of waterfowl hunting and decoys throughout Coastal Virginia. Promote the education of conservation, history, and the arts through a variety of events and community partnerships. Provide a connection to the past and venue for collaboration and celebration,
The Board of Directors meets on the third Tuesday of each month, except for July, August and December.
President – Jason Seward Vice-President – Wayne Jarman Secretary – Jim Mehne Treasurer – Larry Davenport Parke Atkinson Jim Briggs Mark Cromwell Tom Richards Jeff Tinkham William Walsh, Jr. - Curator Fletcher Bryant - President Emeritus
Meet our Carvers
Sit and talk to an expert carver at work in our Carvers' Room. Many carvings are available in our museum gift shop.