Pre- and Post-Conference Trips

Pre-Conference Trip to Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

Join us a day early in Washington, DC and explore an amazing animal care facility in Baltimore, Maryland! On Sunday, August 27th, AAZK delegates will travel ~45 minutes to the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore for an in depth and behind the scenes look of the 141 year old institution. Sponsored and hosted by the Greater Baltimore AAZK Chapter and the Maryland Zoo.

Post-Conference Trip to the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute

Stascbi-aerial-2y an extra day with us on Friday, September 1st, and visit the 3,000 acres of nearly unspoiled Virginia wilderness that houses some of the most endangered species in the world. The Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute is only open one weekend a year, but we’ll be getting a behind-the-scenes peek and an opportunity to meet staff. The facility is about a 90-minute trip from the Grant Hyatt hotel.

More information about pre- and post-trips will be forthcoming.