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Man living in harmony with nature. ~ B.W. Wells

What We Do

The Association's mission is to educate the public about B.W. Wells, North Carolina’s first plant ecologist, and promote his conservation ethic of "Man living in harmony with nature."

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About B.W. Wells

B.W. Wells was one of North Carolina's pioneer ecologists and a passionate conservationist.  During his long life, he taught many about the state's remarkable natural diversity. 

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Rockcliff Farm

Rockcliff Farm is the home of the B.W. Wells Association.  The 154-acre farm was the retirement home of B.W. and Maude Wells when they moved here in 1954.

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Become a member

Join the B. W. Wells Association and enjoy the many benefits of membership in this family-centered organization.

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Arrange a Tour

To schedule a group tour, follow the link below and fill out the form.  You will receive an e-mail confirmation of your tour date.

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Upcoming Events

Don't be left out!  Click below to find out what's happening at Rockcliff Farm in the coming months.

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