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The Pinchot Institute for Conservation (Pinchot Institute) operates this website (the “Website”) for the education and personal use of our visitors (the “Users”). Use of this Website is conditioned on the User’s acceptance of all of these Terms of Use, including the Privacy Policy and disclaimers set forth below. Use of this Website constitutes the User’s agreement to all those terms and conditions. If you cannot agree with all these terms, please exit this Website.

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Users may print or reproduce discrete portions of Pinchot Institute materials published on this site, for purposes of commentary or the User’s personal non-commercial use and enjoyment, so long as proper credit is given to the Pinchot Institute. No User is authorized to change the material or the meaning of the Pinchot Institute material. Use or review of this Website does not give any User a license or right under any patent, copyright, trademark or other intellectual property or personal right of the Pinchot Institute or any third party. No Pinchot Institute trademark may be used in advertising or other commercial materials without the prior express permission of the Pinchot Institute. You also agree to observe the privacy of all other Users and not to use the personal information of any other User for any commercial, promotional, or other purpose.

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