Current & Upcoming

Magnificent Marsh Mammals 

Feb 20, 2021 4:00PM—Feb 20, 2021 6:00PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary  1361 Wrighton Rd Lothian, MD 20711

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Early evening is a good time to look for beavers and otters! Join Chuck Hatcher, Jug Bay’s resident expert on otters, for a 1-2 mile walk through the woods to our Beaver Pond. There you will look and listen for signs of activity while Chuck shares interesting facts about these amazing creatures. Bring a flashlight.…

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FOJB General Meeting

Apr 13, 2021 7:00PM—9:00PM

The Friends of Jug Bay (FOJB), a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization governed by an all-volunteer board, supports the research, education, and stewardship missions of Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary through grants, fundraising, donations, and memberships. Curious about how a nonprofit board operates? Interested in a professional or personal development opportunity? Come see what FOJB is about…

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Preschool Explorers! 

Apr 13, 2021 10:00AM—11:30AM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary 1361 Wrighton Rd Lothian, MD 20711

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Bring the little ones to explore nature! Learn about a nature topic and then head out to experience the Sanctuary. We look, feel, listen, and discover at preschooler speed. Dress for the weather – we will always try to go outside! Parents play along with their children. Ages: 3-5. Fee: $6 per child, payable day…

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Everything Butterfly Garden 

Apr 13, 2021 8:00AM—11:00AM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary - Glendening Nature Preserve  5702 Plummer Lane Lothian, MD 20711

Every Tuesday morning in April beginning April 13, 2021, when weather permits  Regular hours are 8-11 am (April – Sept); 7-10 am in the summer heat. Join fellow gardeners, butterfly watchers, and native plant enthusiasts in our butterfly garden maintenance group. Volunteers weed, water, prune, socialize, and otherwise maintain the Butterfly Garden near the Glendening Preserve’s…

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Nature Escape – Jug Bay

Apr 14, 2021 1:00PM—3:00PM

Turn off you computers and escape to the parks every week this spring!   Park Rangers from across our county have come together to create Nature Escape, a weekly screen-free outdoor learning and free play experience that aims to provide a safe, creative, immersive, and energetic outlet during these unprecedented times. Nature Escape will be…

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Pollinator Monday at JBFP

Apr 14, 2021 9:00AM—12:00PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary - Jug Bay Farm Preserve  6032 Pindell Road Lothian, MD 20711

Temporarily on Wednesdays March 22 through May 26, 2021 Join staff amd volunteers on Mondays 9 am – 12 noon at the Jug Bay Farm Preserve (JBFP) to work in our pollinator gardens. To beat the heat we will meet 8-11 am June 21-Sept 15. Learn about native perennials that support our native butterflies, bees, and…

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Stream Water Chemistry

Apr 16, 2021 9:30AM—12:00PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary 1361 Wrighton Rd Lothian, MD 20711

**Public participation temporarily suspended due to Covid-19. We hope to resume public participation in the summer of 2021.** Join our Stream Water Chemistry volunteer team to conduct field tests on dissolved oxygen content, and other parameters, at important streams feeding Jug Bay. Water samples are also collected for lab analysis. This is a great way…

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Field Work Fridays

Apr 16, 2021 9:00AM—12:00PM

Various Jug Bay Locations Lothian, MD 20711

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Every Friday Year Round Various locations Kick off the weekend with the great feeling that comes with doing good and important work! Join our Field Work Fridays at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. Every Friday rain or shine, volunteers join staff naturalists to tackle a stewardship project in need of support. Projects include invasive plant removals,…

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Stream Water Chemistry

Apr 17, 2021 9:30AM—12:00PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary 1361 Wrighton Rd Lothian, MD 20711

**Public participation temporarily suspended due to Covid-19. We hope to resume public participation in the summer of 2021.** Join our Stream Water Chemistry volunteer team to conduct field tests on dissolved oxygen content, and other parameters, at important streams feeding Jug Bay. Water samples are also collected for lab analysis. This is a great way…

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Stream Water Chemistry

Apr 17, 2021 1:00PM—3:30PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary 1361 Wrighton Rd Lothian, MD 20711

**Public participation temporarily suspended due to Covid-19. We hope to resume public participation in the summer of 2021.** Join our Stream Water Chemistry volunteer team to conduct field tests on dissolved oxygen content, and other parameters, at important streams feeding Jug Bay. Water samples are also collected for lab analysis. This is a great way…

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Past | Archive

Cancelled – Slimy Sneakers

Apr 11, 2021 1:00PM—4:00PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary 1361 Wrighton Rd Lothian, MD 20711

Project Clean Stream – Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

Apr 10, 2021 10:00AM—1:00PM

Jug Bay's Patuxent Wetland Park 1426 Mt. Zion Marlboro Road Lothian, MD 20711

Field Work Fridays

Apr 09, 2021 9:00AM—12:00PM

Various Jug Bay Locations Lothian, MD 20711

Nature Escape – Jug Bay

Apr 07, 2021 1:00PM—3:00PM

Pollinator Monday at JBFP

Apr 07, 2021 9:00AM—12:00PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary - Jug Bay Farm Preserve  6032 Pindell Road Lothian, MD 20711