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ANS Task Force
National Meeting

November 9-10, 2016
Falls Church, VA

The meeting will be held in the Lucille Stickel Conference Room at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Headquarters:

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
5275 Leesburg Pike
Falls Church, VA 22041

If you plan to attend, please register for the meeting at:

If you are not able to access the online registration page, please RSVP to Susan Pasko with your name, affiliation, and dates of attendance.

Overnight Accomodations

  • A block of rooms have been reserved at the Homewood Suites by Hilton Alexandria/Pentagon South at the Federal per diem rate of $182/night, plus 12% tax per night (if applicable).
  • Hotel Address: 4850 Leesburg Pike, Alexandria, VA 22302; Phone: (703) 671-6500
  • The hotel is 0.4 miles from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Headquarters; walk time is 10 minutes, yet hotel has will offer shuttle service each day before and after the meeting.
  • To make a reservation use the following link:
  • You may also call the hotel directly and ask for the group rate under U.S Fish and Wildlife Service.

Deadline for hotel reservations: Monday, October 24, 2016.

Diving Directions to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Headquarters
From I-395 (N or S):

  • Take 395 (Henry G. Shirley Memorial Hwy) to Exit 5 (VA-7 W/King St) in Virginia.
  • Take exit 5 (VA-7 W/King St) from 395
  • Continue on VA-7 W/King St for about 1.6 miles until you cross over S. George Mason Drive.
  • After crossing S. George Mason Drive, you will see a Target on your left.
  • Skyline Technology Center is on the left, right after the Target, and can be accessed from the next two lights.

From Tyson’s Corner:

  • Take exit #50A-B/US-50/US-29/Arlington Blvd/Lee Hwy/Fairfax/Arlington onto Arlington Blvd (US-50 E)
  • Bear right toward VA-338/Falls Church/VA-7/Alexandria
  • Continue on Arlington Blvd
  • Bear right onto Leesburg Pike (VA-7 E) toward Alexandria
  • Your destination on Leesburg Pike (VA-7 E) is on the right.
  • Visitor / daily parking at U.S. Fish and Wildlife Headquarters are located in the surface parking lotsbehind 5205-5203-5201 Leesburg Pike or in front of 5111-5109 Leesburg Pike (Skyline Buildings).
  • The cost is $5 for the first hour and $10 for the first two hours. After two hours, the cost is the daily maximum of $20.
  • Free hotel parking is available for guests of Homewood suites.

Traveling by Metro:

  • Transportation is available to/from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Headquarters at the Ballston and Pentagon City Metros.
  • Homewood Suites offers complimentary shuttle to hotel guests to/from the King Street metro.

Shuttle Service

There are four shuttle services available to FWS employees and visitors:

  • Shuttle Schedule
  • Skyline / Ballston Metro (operated by Chariots for Hire; managed by Vornado)
  • Skyline / Pentagon City Metro / Crystal City Metro (operated by Chariots for Hire; managed by Vornado)
  • Skyline Seven / Main Interior Building (operated by International Limo; managed by FWS)
  • Skyline Seven / Main Interior Building / Farragut North Metro (operated by International Limo; managed by FWS)

Air Travel

  • Regan National Airport is the closest airport (~ 8 miles from U.S Fish and Wildlife Service building and Homewood Suites , approximately 20 minute drive time)
  • Washington Dulles International Airport (~25 miles, approximately 35 minute drive time)
  • Baltimore/Washington International Airport (~40 miles, approximately 1 hour drive time)


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