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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Homeschool Hikers

Oct 27, 2021 1:00PM—3:00PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary 1361 Wrighton Rd, Lothian, MD 20711

Bring the kids to Jug Bay to get outside and experience nature. We will learn about a variety of nature topics and then head outside to hike and explore. Dress for the weather. Wear comfortable closed-toe shoes. Ages 6 to 10. Fee: $6 per child. This is a drop-off program. No refunds. Register the child or…

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Pollinator Wednesday 

Oct 27, 2021 9:00AM—12:00PM

Jug Bay's - Emory Waters Nature Preserve  6032 Pindell Road Lothian, MD 20711

Join Jug Bay staff and volunteers on Wednesdays 9 am – 12 noon at the Emory Waters Nature Preserve to work in our pollinator gardens. See Jug Bay’s newest property and learn about native perennials that support our native butterflies, bees, and other pollinators. Volunteers will weed, mulch, prune, and plant to revive, maintain, and build…

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Waterbird Survey

Oct 28, 2021 7:30AM—9:30AM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary  1361 Wrighton Rd Lothian, MD 20711

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Join a periodic survey of waterbirds on freshwater, tidal, marshes at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. The ornithological knowledge and collaborative attitude of our volunteer team creates a phenomenal learning experience. All of this in the beautiful early morning light of the Jug Bay Wetlands, on the Patuxent River. Ages: 12 and older; 12 to 14…

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FREE Friday Guided Tour: Discover Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

Oct 29, 2021 1:00PM—1:30PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary 1361 Wrighton Road Lothian, MD 20711

FREE Friday Guided Tour: Discover Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Join a Jug Bay Naturalist for a free guided tour of the Marsh Boardwalk to discover the wonderful and unique plants and animals found here at the Sanctuary! A brief history of the Sanctuary will be included. Tour is approximately 45 minutes in length and is free…

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Field Work Fridays

Oct 29, 2021 9:00AM—12:00PM

Various Jug Bay Locations ,

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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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Halloween Critter Crawl

Oct 30, 2021 5:00PM—9:00PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary 1361 Wrighton Rd Lothian, MD 20711

Join Jug Bay staff and volunteers for a Halloween Critter Crawl. Walk through the forest to see different animals and insects displays, and enjoy campfires, s’mores, hayrides, and nature crafts. Family friendly. Please bring your headlamp or flashlight, and wear your costume if you have one. Limited food available for purchase. Fee: $5 per person,…

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Pollinator Wednesday 

Nov 03, 2021 9:00AM—12:00PM

Jug Bay's - Emory Waters Nature Preserve  6032 Pindell Road Lothian, MD 20711

Join Jug Bay staff and volunteers on Wednesdays 9 am – 12 noon at the Emory Waters Nature Preserve to work in our pollinator gardens. See Jug Bay’s newest property and learn about native perennials that support our native butterflies, bees, and other pollinators. Volunteers will weed, mulch, prune, and plant to revive, maintain, and build…

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FREE Friday Guided Tour: Discover Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

Nov 05, 2021 1:00PM—1:30PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary 1361 Wrighton Road Lothian, MD 20711

Join a Jug Bay Naturalist for a free guided tour of the Marsh Boardwalk to discover the wonderful and unique plants and animals found here at the Sanctuary! A brief history of the Sanctuary will be included. Tour is approximately 45 minutes in length and is free with the $6 vehicle entrance fee to the…

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Field Work Fridays

Nov 05, 2021 9:00AM—12:00PM

Various Jug Bay Locations ,

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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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Past | Archive

Women of the Woods

Oct 23, 2021 9:30AM—3:30PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary 1361 Wrighton Rd Lothian, MD 20711

The Archaeology of the Patuxent River: Kayaking through History

Oct 23, 2021 10:00AM—2:00PM

Emory Waters Nature Preserve 6032 Pindell Road Lothian, MD 20711

FREE Friday Guided Tour: Discover Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

Oct 22, 2021 1:00PM—1:30PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary 1361 Wrighton Road Lothian, MD 20711

Field Work Fridays

Oct 22, 2021 9:00AM—12:00PM

Various Jug Bay Locations ,

Deer Management at GNP

Oct 22, 2021 9:00AM—5:00PM

Glendening Nature Preserve

Deer Management at GNP

Oct 20, 2021 9:00AM—5:00PM

Glendening Nature Preserve