MDAS Waiver of Liability

In consideration of the opportunity to participate with Mt. Diablo Audubon Society (MDAS), I hereby acknowledge and agree to the following terms, conditions and required code of conduct (the Agreement) on behalf of myself and on behalf of any child or ward of whom I am a guardian or parent:

I acknowledge that this Event may include strenuous physical activity, potentially hazardous trail conditions, exposure to plants, wildlife or pathogens (e.g., poison oak, ticks, rattlesnakes or viruses) that may cause illness, allergic reactions or other harm, and other risks. I represent that I am in good physical condition and know of no reason why it would be unsafe for me to participate in the Event, and agree to act in a safe and responsible manner at all times. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW, I ASSUME ANY AND ALL RISKS OF PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH, OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, WHETHER KNOWN OR UNKNOWN, AND I AGREE TO RELEASE MDAS, AND ITS DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, VOLUNTEERS AND AGENTS, FROM ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, CAUSES OF ACTION, AND LIABILITY FOR ANY INJURY, EXPENSE, OR OTHER DAMAGES WHICH I MIGHT SUSTAIN AS A RESULT OF MY PARTICIPATION IN THE EVENT, REGARDLESS OF CAUSE, INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE. Without limiting the foregoing, I agree that MDAS shall not be responsible for any loss, damage or theft of property, or for personal injury, illness (including COVID-19) or death resulting from my participation in any activities related to the Event, including carpooling during the Event, or any travel to or from the Event. I understand that I must rely on my own insurance in the event I sustain any injury or damage during this activity. If a personal injury occurs during participation in the Program, I hereby authorize MDAS, its employees, or adult volunteers, to seek and consent to emergency medical attention for me and I further agree to be liable for and to pay all costs incurred in connection with such medical attention.

Publicity Release: I hereby give my consent to MDAS and its agents and licensees to use, without additional compensation, my likeness and/or voice in any photo, video or audio recording of the Event for marketing and promotional purposes, including but not limited to use in MDAS websites, newsletters, mailings and other materials.

I have read this Release and understand and agree to its contents. If I am the parent/legal guardian of a participant under age 18, I understand that I must sign this Release on that participant’s behalf.