The Refuge Friends Connect website is maintained by National Wildlife Refuge Association (NWRA) to provide information to Friend groups supporting wildlife conservation through the protection and perpetuation of the National Wildlife Refuge System.

The information contained in this website is for general purposes only. While we endeavor to keep this information current and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purposes. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

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If you use this site, you agree to and are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account. You are also responsible for restricting access to your computer and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account. If you are under 18 you may only access and use this site under the direct supervision of a parent or guardian. The site is for your personal use only and may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, modified or exploited for any reason without our express written consent.

We work hard to ensure that your experience on our site is a positive one. If you have any questions about this privacy policy or your dealings with our office, please contact Taylor Tench at ttench@refugeassociation.org or write to:

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