Members of the public will have the opportunity this weekend to learn more about the mission of U.S. Customs and Border Protection at the USA Science and Engineering Festival in Washington.
On Saturday, Oct. 23, at 4:30 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 24, at 11 a.m., CBP agriculture specialists from the New York field office and a CBP agriculture canine team from the Baltimore field office will be part of the events.
Their presentation will take place at the Woodrow Wilson Plaza, which is located at the corner of 14th Street and Pennsylvania Ave., NW. The plaza is the courtyard outside the Ronald Reagan Building, located directly outside the Federal Triangle Metro stop.
The event is free, open to the public and suitable for all ages.
For more information, go to the festival Website. (usasciencefestival.org)
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.