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Chapter Activities

The DC Chapter serves as an invaluable networking venue, bringing practitioners from the huge range of conservation organizations, governmental entities, and academic institutions found in the greater DC area together for discussion groups, regularly scheduled meetings, speaker events, and that honored and time-tested DC networking tradition: the DC Happy Hour.  Please feel free to contact us at if you have any questions or ideas for events.

Upcoming Events

Why Biodiversity Matters to the U.S. Government
April 29, 2014
America Association for the Advancement of Science

AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships and the AAAS Fellows Biodiversity Affinity Group in a panel discussion explore how different U.S. Government agencies address biodiversity conservation. Experts from federal agencies discuss why biodiversity matters to their agency; their agency’s comparative advantage for dealing with biodiversity loss, and active conservation initiatives and monitoring programs implemented by their agency. RSVP here.

AAAS is located at 1200 New York Avenue, NW 20005 

Past Events
• December 4, 2013 - SCB Open House - A mixer at SCB headquarters
• January 9, 2014 - Smith Fellows Social on the Hill - Lounge 201
• March 27, 2014 - Project Passenger Pigeon - A conservation conversation at the Koshland Science Museum