Current & Upcoming

Pollinator/Preserve Wednesday

Feb 28, 2024 9:00AM—12:00PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary - 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. See Jug Bay’s newest property and learn about native perennials that support our native butterflies, bees, and other pollinators. In warm months volunteers will weed, mulch, prune, and plant to revive, maintain, and build pollinator gardens.…

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Field Work Friday

Mar 01, 2024 9:00AM—12:00PM

Jug Bay Wetland Sanctuary - Visitor Center 1361 Wrighton Road Lothian, MD 20711

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Every Friday Year Round 9:00 am – 12:00 pm 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…

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FREE Guided Tour: Discover Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

Mar 01, 2024 1:00PM—1:30PM

Jug Bay Wetland Sanctuary - Visitor Center 1361 Wrighton Road Lothian, MD 20711

Join a Jug Bay Naturalist for a free guided tour of the wetland boardwalk to discover the wonderful and unique plants and animals found here at the Sanctuary! Tour is 45 minutes in length and is free with the $6 per vehicle entrance fee. No registration required. Meet outside the Jug Bay Visitor Center promptly…

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Bird Walk

Mar 02, 2024 7:00AM—10:00AM

Jug Bay Wetland Sanctuary - Visitor Center 1361 Wrighton Road Lothian, MD 20711

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Join an avid Jug Bay birder to learn skills for identifying birds by sight and sound. Novice and experienced birders are welcome on this 2-3 mile walk to explore the forests and wetlands in search of the 250+ species of birds that call Jug Bay home, or migrate through. Wear comfortable walking shoes, dress for…

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Homeschool Hikers – Spring Series

Mar 06, 2024 10:00AM—12:00PM

Jug Bay Wetland Sanctuary - Visitor Center 1361 Wrighton Road Lothian, MD 20711

Your homeschooler is invited to join us as we explore a variety of topics related to the natural spaces of Jug Bay. Our goal is to spend ample time outdoors, delve into various topics, and have some fun learning. This spring our (4) programs will cover a variety of topics related to Who Lives at…

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Pollinator Wednesday 

Mar 06, 2024 9:00AM—12:00PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary - Emory Waters Nature Preserve 6032 Pindell Road Lothian, MD 20711

Every Wednesday Year Round  Join Jug Bay staff and volunteers on Wednesdays 9 am – 12 noon at the Emory Waters Nature Preserve. To beat the summer heat we will meet 8-11 am June 19-Sept 11, 2024. See Jug Bay’s newest property and learn about native perennials that support our native butterflies, bees, and other…

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Waterbird Survey

Mar 07, 2024 7:30AM—9:30AM

Jug Bay Wetland Sanctuary - Visitor Center 1361 Wrighton Road Lothian, MD 20711

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Every other Thursday  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;…

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Field Work Friday

Mar 08, 2024 9:00AM—12:00PM

Jug Bay Wetland Sanctuary - Visitor Center 1361 Wrighton Road Lothian, MD 20711

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Every Friday Year Round 9:00 am – 12:00 pm 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…

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Magnificent Marsh Mammals

Mar 09, 2024 4:00PM—6:00PM

Jug Bay Wetland Sanctuary - Visitor Center 1361 Wrighton Road Lothian, MD 20711

What mammals inhabit our fascinating marshes at Jug Bay? Find out, and perhaps see some in person, on an evening hike through the woods and along the edge of the marsh. Join Chuck Hatcher, Jug Bay’s resident otter expert for a 1-3 mile walk. Look and listen for signs of activity while Chuck shares interesting…

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FOJB Soup & Science Lecture Series

Mar 10, 2024 12:00PM—2:30PM

Jug Bay Wetland Sanctuary - Visitor Center 1361 Wrighton Road Lothian, MD 20711

Join the Friends of Jug Bay on Sunday afternoon for our Soup and Science series. From noon to 1 pm, enjoy homemade soup and fresh bread, and catch up with friends and colleagues. Then sit back with dessert and enjoy listening to our guest speaker. Ages 16+. Free to FOJB Members and Active Military, $6…

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Past | Archive

100 Mile Hike Club – Guided Friday Hike

Feb 23, 2024 2:00PM—5:00PM

Sanctuary Proper

Field Work Friday

Feb 23, 2024 9:00AM—12:00PM

Jug Bay Wetland Sanctuary - Visitor Center 1361 Wrighton Road Lothian, MD 20711

Waterbird Survey

Feb 22, 2024 7:30AM—9:30AM

Jug Bay Wetland Sanctuary - Visitor Center 1361 Wrighton Road Lothian, MD 20711

Preschool Explorers! – Groundhogs

Feb 21, 2024 10:00AM—11:30AM

Jug Bay Wetland Sanctuary - Visitor Center 1361 Wrighton Road Lothian, MD 20711

Pollinator/Preserve Wednesday

Feb 21, 2024 9:00AM—12:00PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary - Emory Waters Nature Preserve 6032 Pindell Road Lothian, MD 20711

Stream Water Chemistry

Feb 16, 2024 8:30AM—11:30AM

Jug Bay Wetland Sanctuary - Visitor Center 1361 Wrighton Road Lothian, MD 20711