[Coral-List] 2011 D.C. Marine Celebration, Nov. 10, 6-10pm

Katheryn Patterson katherynpatterson at yahoo.com
Mon Oct 31 12:52:36 EDT 2011

2011 D.C. Marine Celebration 
6 – 10pm 10thNovember
Rock Bottom Brewery, Ballston, Arlington, VA
Happy hour celebration with SCB, DCMC, WAN and GMU, bringing the area’s top marine and conservation networks together for the second time!  With FREE appetizers (while they last)!
2011 has been quite a year for the international marine community. From the passing of the West Coast shark fin ban, through the huge success of the 2nd International Marine 
Conservation Congress, to the high seas purse-seining closures in the 
Western Tropical Pacific, there’s been much to celebrate! But, there is 
also still much to do.
To encourage celebration and facilitate networking for future successes, 
the D.C. Chapter of the Society for Conservation Biology (SCB) and the SCB Marine Section have teamed up with IUCN’s 
D.C. Marine Community (DCMC), the Women’s Aquatic Network (WAN) and 
GMU’s Environmental Science & Policy Department (ESP) and Graduate 
Student Association (ESP-GSA) to bring to you the 2nd D.C. Marine Celebration.
We invite you to attend this event, which will be held from 6 to 10pm on the 10thNovember 2011 at Rock Bottom in Ballston, Arlington, in honor of their now legendary contributions to the IMCC. Appetizers will be provided (while snacks last).
Please RSVP to Katheryn Patterson(kpatter3 at gmu.edu) by 8thNovember.
D.C. Chapter of SCB: www.conbio.org/chapters/DC/
SCB Marine Section: http://www.conbio.org/Sections/Marine/
IUCN’s DCMC: http://www.iucn.org/about/union/secretariat/offices/usa/about_usa/dcmc/
WAN: http://www.womensaquatic.net
GMU–ESP: http://esp.gmu.edu
Rock Bottom is at a central location (GMU is in Fairfax, VA) just a few minutes walk from Ballston Metro (Orange line) in Ballston Commons. There is also plenty of parking in the Commons Mall, but please designate a driver.
4238 Wilson Boulevard (NOTE: this is the address for Ballston Commons Mall 
and the car park, Rock Bottom is actually on the Glebe Avenue side of 
the Mall)Arlington, VA 22203.  Phone: (703) 516-7688
See attachment for map.

We look forward to seeing you there!!

(Apologies for cross-postings.)



Katheryn W. Patterson
Environmental Science and Policy Dept.
George Mason University

Student Representative
Society for Conservation Biology - Marine Section

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