• Upcoming Events

    • Pollinator Festival

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      Saturday, September 21, 2019 - Join the Friends of Patuxent as they celebrate the magnificent pollinators of North America. See biologist and volunteers tag monarch butterflies. Discover how domestic and native bees sustain your environment.  Join in on a guided nature walk. Learn More
    • Federal Duck Stamp Contest & Activities

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      Friday & Saturday, September 27 & 28 – See 2019 Contest entries exhibited, judged, and winner announced.   Additional activities include decoy carving demonstration, live animals, tram tours, games for kids, and much, much more. Learn More
    • Friends Wildlife Holiday Bazaar

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      November 2, 2019 -   Shop for wild and not-so-wild, new and gently-used treasures. Find unique gifts from local crafters and at the same time support the Patuxent Research Refuge.  Attractions include Live Animals, Tram Rides (weather permitting), Door Prizes, and much more. Learn More