Friends of Patuxent

Supporting Research, Wildlife Conservation, and Education at the Patuxent Research Refuge
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Join us for the return of the Pollinator Festival!

The Friends of Patuxent's Pollinator Festival 2022 will take place on Patuxent Research Refuge's North Tract (230 Bald Eagle Drive; Laurel) at the Education Building and vicinity, on Saturday, September 24th, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Click here for more information.

Welcome!

Friends of Patuxent is a non-profit organization supporting the Patuxent Research Refuge and the Eastern Ecological Science Center in Maryland.

    Learn more about the Friends.

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    Quarterly Newsletter

    Our newsletter keeps members informed about activities and research being done at Patuxent Research Refuge.

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    Native Pollinator Gardens

    Visit the gardens at North Tract and South Tract to see pollinators in action in their native habitats.

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    Dr. Chan Robbins

    Memorial Endowment

    Projects undertaken with endowment funds honor Chan's legacy and love of birds.

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    ABOUT the Refuge

    Patuxent Research Refuge is home to an abundance of wildlife and offers excellent hiking and bird-watching opportunities.

    Visiting the Refuge

    Who We Are

    The Friends of Patuxent Research Refuge, Inc., is a tax-exempt, non-profit organization supporting the missions of Patuxent Research Refuge and Eastern Ecological Science Center in Laurel, Maryland. Friends of Patuxent raises funds for educa­tional programs, exhibits, and re­search.

    Friends of Patuxent Research Refuge, Inc.

    Contact Us:
    Office: (301) 497-5789
    Fax: (301) 497-5765

    friendsprr@friendsofpatuxent.org

    Address:

    10901 Scarlet Tanager Loop

    Laurel, Maryland 20708-4011

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