MEDIA ADVISORY: Come to NOAA’s annual open house in Silver Spring on Feb. 6
NOAA will open its Silver Spring, Maryland campus to the public for a series of free activities, including scientific presentations, interactive exhibits and hands-on activities. Meet and talk with scientists, weather forecasters, hurricane hunter pilots, and others, who work to understand our environment, protect life and property, and conserve and protect natural resources. A full list of activities can be found at http://noaa.gov/openhouse.
NOAA open house
Saturday, Feb. 6, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., registration opens at 8:30 a.m.
1315 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, Maryland (Metro: Red line to Silver Spring)
A government-issued photo ID is required for adults.
The day before the Open House, on Friday, Feb. 5, NOAA’s mascots, Owlie Skywarn and Sanctuary Sam, and NOAA staff will be available for interviews and photos/videos between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Please contact Keeley Belva (phone and email below) to attend or for further information.