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Supporting Research, Wildlife Conservation, and Education at the Patuxent Research Refuge
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Terms of Use & Privacy Policy

Last updated: April 5, 2024

Terms of Use Agreement

Agreement between User and

The website is comprised of various web pages operated by Friends of Patuxent Research Refuge, Inc.  (“Friends of Patuxent”).  It is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein. Your use of constitutes your agreement to all such Terms.

Privacy Policy

Your use of this website is subject to Friends of Patuxent’s Privacy Policy.  Please review our Privacy Policy (below).  

Electronic Communications

Visiting this website or sending emails to Friends of Patuxent constitutes electronic communications.  Friends of Patuxent periodically sends emails to its members.  Members can unsubscribe from these emails within their profiles or by clicking the Unsubscribe link within the content of an email message.

Your Account

If you use this site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password.  

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Membership fees are non-refundable.  Terms and conditions for event fees charged will be specified for each event.

Links to Third Party Sites/Third Party Services

This website contains links to other websites.  These linked websites are not under the control of Friends of Patuxent.  Friends of Patuxent is not responsible for the content of or privacy policy of any linked website.

Copyright/Intellectual Property

Content included as part of this website, such as text, graphics, logos, images, as well as the compilation thereof, and any software used on Friends of Patuxent’s website, is the property of Friends of Patuxent or its suppliers and protected by law. 

Changes to Terms 

Friends of Patuxent reserves the right to change the terms and policies of the website as needed.  The current version of the terms is in effect and supersedes all previous versions.

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy 

Friends of Patuxent will not distribute, sell, nor share any information given voluntarily by adult users (e.g., names, mailing addresses or email addresses from membership and donation transactions or newsletter subscriptions) unless required by law. This website does not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13, and we request that they do not submit any personal information through our services. Persons under 18 may use this website only with the permission of a parent or guardian.  

Use of Cookies

Cookies are small pieces of text sent to your browser by a website you visit.  The website uses cookies to analyze traffic and to allow the best experience possible.  Users may clear cookies from this website at any time using their browser settings.


Friends of Patuxent assumes no responsibility for consequences resulting from the use of information herein or from use of the information obtained at linked external Internet addresses. While Friends of Patuxent makes every effort to present accurate and reliable information on this website, Friends of Patuxent does not endorse, approve, or certify such information, nor do they guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy, timeliness, or correct sequencing of such information. Use of such information is voluntary, and reliance on it should only be undertaken after an independent review of its accuracy, completeness, efficacy, and timeliness. Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by Friends of Patuxent.

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Contact us

If you have any questions or comments regarding the Terms of Use or Policies, please contact:

Friends of Patuxent Research Refuge, Inc.

10901 Scarlet Tanager Loop

Laurel, MD 20708-4011


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10901 Scarlet Tanager Loop

Laurel, Maryland 20708-4011

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