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Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute

The Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI) facilitates and promotes conservation biology programs at the National Zoo. Scientists at SCBI have long been leaders in the study, management, protection and restoration of threatened species, ecological communities, habitats and ecosystems.

Front Royal, VA
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Mailing Address
Smithsonian Conservation
Biology Institute
1500 Remount Road
Front Royal, VA 22630


Phone: 540-635-6500
Fax: 540-635-6506
The Front Royal Facility is open to the public the first weekend of October each year, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., but is closed to the public at all other times during the year except for occasional events.