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2018 AERGC
Annual Meeting

U of Maryland

July 23 - 26,
University of Maryland
College Park, MD

Hosts: Sydney Wallace, Shaun Faulkner, Meghan Fisher Holbert

Thanks to our generous corporate sponsorship, the AERGC is proud to offer the Annual Meeting Travel Grant. This program enables selected members requiring financial assistance funding to attend the annual meeting.

Travel Grant Application


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Interested in becoming a meeting sponsor? 
Sponsor the 2018 AERGC Meeting

       The AERGC would like to thank all of the generous sponsors for their donations 
in making the 2017 Annual Meeting a success!
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Registration Information

Registration for the 2018 Annual Meeting is now open!

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Meeting Agenda


Greenbelt Marriott
6400 Ivy Lane
Greenbelt, MD 20770

Book your room for the 2018 AERGC Annual Meeting

A block of rooms is available until July 1, 2018.  The AERGC group rate is available from July 22 - 27, 2018. The group rate is $129.00 USD + tax per night.

Transportation Information

Transportation options:

Baltimore/Washington International Thrugood Marshall Airport - BWI
Hotel is 20 miles south of this airport.  The hotel does not provide shuttle service to this airport.

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport - DCA
Hotel is 22 miles northeast of this airport.  The hotel does not provide shuttle service to this airport.

Washington Dulles International Airport - IAD
Hotel is 40 miles east of this airport.  The hotel does not provide shuttle service to this airport.

Dining Information

Coming soon
Things to Do

DC Gardens Attractions


Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens

1900 Anacostia Avenue, SE

Washington, DC 20020


9:00 AM- 5:00 PM

Free Admission
Closest Metro Station: Deanwood


Enid A. Haupt Garden (Smithsonian Castle)

Between the Smithsonian Castle and Independence Avenue, NW

Washington DC

Free Admission
Closest Metro Station: Smithsonian

Brookside Gardens

1800 Glenallan Avenue
Wheaton, MD 20902


Gardens, sunrise - sunset
Visitors Center: 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Conservatories: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Free Admission


McCrillis Gardens

Gardens open daily from 10:00 AM to sunset.

6910 Greentree Road
Bethesda, Maryland 20817

Free Admission


Hillwood Estate, Museum, and Gardens

4155 Linnean Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20008

Open Tues through Sun, 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

Suggested Donation (Mansion and Gardens): Adult: $18, Senior: $15, College Students: $10


Dumbarton Oaks

1703 32nd Street, NW
Washington, DC 20007


11:30 AM–5:30 PM; Closed Mondays and federal holidays

Free Admission


Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens

3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway
Mount Vernon, Virginia 22121



Smithsonian’s National Zoo & Conservation Biology Institute

 3001 Connecticut Ave, NW

Washington, DC 20008


Grounds: 8:00 AM-7:00 PM Summer Hours

Buildings, Dining & Shopping: 9:00 AM-6:00 PM Summer Hours

Visitor Center: 8:00 AM-6:00 PM

Free Admission


Franciscan Monastery Gardens

1400 Quincy Street NE

Washington, DC 20017

9:00 AM-4:45 PM

Guided Garden Tours on Saturdays from April to September 11 AM and 12 PM