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Join our Monthly Bird Walk at 8am the first Saturday of each month! Photo Credit: Wayne Bierbaum

Welcome to Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary!

Our mission is to increase awareness, understanding, and appreciation of estuarine and other natural ecosystems and their conservation through outdoor education, research, stewardship, and volunteering.


Upcoming Park Closures

Glendening Nature Preserve will be CLOSED for deer management on the following days from 5am – 1pm:
Friday, January 19
Wednesday, January 24

The Sanctuary Proper will be CLOSED for deer management on the following days from 5am - 1pm: 
Monday, January 29