Autumn Conservation Festival at the National Zoo
Autumn Conservation Festival
When: Saturday, October 05, 2013 @ 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Age: All ages
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Join us for an unforgettable day of fun, tours, and activities at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI) in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. This is the one time every year that SCBI Front Royal is open to the public. Chat with our world-famous scientists one on one and learn about their fascinating research that spans the globe. Scientists will also be on hand to help you explore the tools and technology they use to understand animals and their environments. Guests will have the opportunity to learn about the partnership between the Zoo s Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI) and George Mason University (GMU) which established the Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation. Its mission is sustaining global biodiversity by advancing the theory and practice of conservation biology with transformative, transdisciplinary education.
3001 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, DC 202-633-4800
Approximately 36 miles away
A beautiful urban park offering family fun and excitement, stimulating education programs, as well as a peaceful place to enjoy nature. There is something new to discover on every visit.