is with great sadness that I share the news that Emy Holdridge, Chair of the
Friends of Patuxent, passed away on Monday, January 5.
had been a dedicated volunteer at Patuxent since 1999. She was involved in
many programs and activities at the refuge over the years, including
Friends Board member and Chairperson, special events, birding events,
waterfowl surveys, volunteer management and mentoring, staffing the front
desk, office/clerical support, outreach, and much more. She touched so many lives and will be greatly