Patuxent River Conference (PAXCON)

Feb 01, 2024 9:00AM—3:30PM


Patuxent Research Refuge 10901 Scarlet Tanager Loop Laurel, MD 20708

Cost $35.00 - $55.00


The Patuxent River Conference (PAXCON) is the premier forum uniting scientists, environmental educators, natural resource managers, and anyone passionate about the health and future of the Patuxent River.  To know and understand the Patuxent River is to take one more step towards its protection. ​​The 2024 Patuxent River Conference is centered around the theme of water quality, with a focus on issues and solutions. Join us as experts, thought leaders, and passionate individuals converge to share their insights, ideas, and stories. This event promises a dynamic lineup of presenters. Attendees can interact with presenters, exchange ideas, and connect with participants who share a common goal: a cleaner Patuxent Watershed. To register go to

Early Bird Registration through January 7: $35

Registration fee after January 8: $55

PAXCON 2024 will feature presentations, posters, panel discussions, and networking on these four pillars:

Activism/Citizen Participation
Science and Research
Policy and Legislation
Communication, Engagement, and Education