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PRE-REGISTRATION & ADVANCE PAYMENT REQUIRED: Once you've reviewed the event details, and decided you'd like to join us, you MUST sign up at the bottom of this page.You will then make your payment for this event at the venue, NOT in advance to the MOC.

You are STRONGLY encouraged to read this page in its entirety before signing up. If you'd like to attend, we ask that you abide by our rules and procedures as a time/cost saving process (with an end result of keeping membership free and lower cost events).

Sustaining Our Global Heritage

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Washington, DC
Date(s) & Time:Thu, Nov 16 2006  7:15 pm
Registration Opens: Mon, Oct 23 2006 12:00 am
Registration Cut Off: Mon, Nov 6 2006 12:59 pm
Event Duration:2 hrs
Difficulty Rating:D2: Easy to Moderate
Event Organizer(s):

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Member Cost:$17.00/Person (See Detailed Cost Info Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:15
Minimum Group Size:1
Number Registered So Far: 4 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

It's not totally cold yet for indoor events but we are all outdoor people! This program will help us understand our effects in fragile places such as Peru’s Machu Picchu, Cambodia’s Angkor Wat, and the Galápagos Islands. This event is hosted by the National Geographic Society in The Grosvenor Auditorium.

This is a weekday evening event. There is no exact time that the event will be over. Refreshements are available for purchase prior to the event (for a more than nominal fee I'm sure).

For more information, and to make your payment- go to National Geographic.

Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
-cash for refreshments

How to Get There:
Event Directions:The Grosvenor Auditorium
National Geographic Society Headquarters
1600 M Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20036

From Baltimore:
-MD-295 S (Baltimore Washington Pkwy S)
-Bear right on ramp to US-50 W (New York Av)
-Continue onto Mt Vernon Pl NW
-Continue onto Massachusetts Av NW
-Continue onto Massachusetts Av NW Frontage Rd
-Enter Thomas Cir NW and go 230 feet to M St NW
-Take the first exit from Thomas Cir NW onto M St NW
-You are at 1600 M St NW,Washington,DC

Free parking is available at the NG garage located on the corner of M street and 16th street. However, tickets must be purchased in advanced. To gain enterance to the garage the Security officer requires that you show a lecture ticket or that your name
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Cost & Payment:
Member Cost:$17.00/Person
Non-Member Cost:$17.00/Person
Make a Payment:Although there is a cost for this event, you do not pay through the MOC. Please review the event details carefully for information about how/where to make your payment.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our Cancellation Policy carefully!