As a public health precaution, the Smithsonian is extending the cancelation or postponement of all rentals, public events, programming and gatherings through June 1. The Smithsonian Environmental Research Center remains temporarily closed to the public, including our buildings, trails and other parts of the campus. Due to the rapidly changing nature of the situation, we are not announcing a reopening date at this time and will provide updates on a week-to-week basis on our website. Please check back frequently for updates.
Saturday, March 21, 2020 - 9:30am - 12:00pmSaturday, June 20, 2020 - 9:30am - 12:00pm
Mathias Lab on SERC campus
Join us for explorations of SERC research with our Science Saturdays. Bring the family for a day of hands-on activities alongside Smithsonian scientists
Advance Registration Required
Saturday, March 21, 2020 9:30am-12pm All About Climate Change
Learn about how SERC scientists are studying climate change and how its affecting local species and environment.
Saturday, June 20, 2020 9:30am-12pm SERC Research and our Earth Optimism
Changing the conversation about conservation from doom and gloom to optimism and opportunity.
Saturday, Sept 12, 2020 9:30am-12pm Human Impacts on the Environment
Come learn about how humans are impacting the environment but also what we can do about it.
Saturday, Nov 21, 2020 9:30am-12pm Biodiversity
Explore biodiversity in and around the Chesapeake Bay.
Cost: FREE and open to all Location: Mathias Lab on SERC campus. We’ll show you where to park when you get here. Directions can be found on our website. Bring: You are welcome to bring your own lunch or snacks, food will not be available for purchase.
Thank you to our donor
We hope to see you all there!
If you have any questions please contact Karen McDonald at email@example.com or (443) 482-2216.