Parental Consent Form

Parental/Guardian Consent, Liability Waiver, and Photo Release


This Consent and Liability Waiver is required for persons under age 18 to participate as a volunteer with American Bird Conservancy (“ABC”).



I, as parent or legal guardian of my son/daughter, do hereby consent to allow him/her to volunteer with ABC staff in the Houston-Galveston region of Texas.


General Liability Waiver 

I hereby forever release and waive my and/or my child’s right to bring suit, on my behalf or my child’s, against ABC and/or any of its officers, employees, trustees, volunteers, agents, and/or representatives for any liability, claims, demands, and/or causes of action for any loss, damage or injury, including any exposure to or infection with the Covid-19 virus, sustained in connection with my child’s participation as an ABC volunteer, except for ABC’s acts of gross negligence or deliberate misconduct. 


Choice of Law 

This Waiver is binding on the family, heirs, executors, administrators, successors, and assigns of the participant. The law of the District of Columbia will apply to this Consent, Liability Waiver, and Photo Release, without regard to its choice-of-law provisions. 


Parent’s/Legal Guardian Information

YES: ABC may use photographs/videos of myself and/or my child for any of its publications, including web-based publications, without payment or any other consideration. ABC is the exclusive owner of all rights in the photos/videos, including copyrights. ABC may use these photos/videos for any lawful purpose. NO: ABC may not use photographs of myself or my child for any purpose.

By clicking 'I Agree' below, you agree that you have read and agree with the terms of the waiver and that the information you provided is accurate. You furthermore agree that your submission of this form, via the 'I Agree' button, shall constitute the execution of this document in exactly the same manner as if you had signed, by hand, a paper version of this agreement.