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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2021 Jug Bay Post Turkey 5K Trail Run

Nov 27, 2021 8:30AM

Glendening Nature Preserve 5702 Plummer Lane Lothian, MD 20711

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Join us for a fun 5K run along our beautiful, scenic trails of the Jug Bay Glendening Nature Preserve. Registration starts at 8:30 am.The run will start promptly at 9:00 am. The trail is all off-road with some single track areas. Run times are not recorded. Hot cider and a light snack will be provided…

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Pollinator/Preserve Wednesday 

Dec 01, 2021 9:00AM—12:00PM

Jug Bay's 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 22-Sept 14, 2022. See Jug Bay’s newest property and learn about native perennials that support our native butterflies, bees, and other…

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Homeschool Hikers

Dec 01, 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…

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Field Work Fridays

Dec 03, 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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FREE Friday Guided Tour: Discover Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

Dec 03, 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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Deer Management at GNP

Dec 03, 2021 9:00AM—5:00PM

Glendening Nature Preserve

Glendening Nature Preserve will be CLOSED all day for deer management. The entrances at both Plummer Lane and Wrighton Road will be closed to the public.

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Bird Walk

Dec 04, 2021 7:00AM—10:00AM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary 1361 Wrighton Rd 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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Pollinator/Preserve Wednesday 

Dec 08, 2021 9:00AM—12:00PM

Jug Bay's 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 22-Sept 14, 2022. See Jug Bay’s newest property and learn about native perennials that support our native butterflies, bees, and other…

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Deer Management at GNP

Dec 08, 2021 9:00AM—5:00PM

Glendening Nature Preserve

Glendening Nature Preserve will be CLOSED all day for deer management. The entrances at both Plummer Lane and Wrighton Road will be closed to the public.

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Past | Archive

POSTPONED: Field Work Fridays

Nov 26, 2021 9:00AM—12:00PM

Various Jug Bay Locations ,

GNP CLOSED for Thanksgiving

Nov 25, 2021 ALL DAY

Glendening Nature Preserve

Waterbird Survey

Nov 25, 2021 7:30AM—9:30AM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary  1361 Wrighton Rd Lothian, MD 20711

Pollinator Wednesday 

Nov 24, 2021 9:00AM—12:00PM

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

Stream Water Chemistry

Nov 20, 2021 9:30AM—12:00PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary 1361 Wrighton Rd Lothian, MD 20711

Stream Water Chemistry

Nov 19, 2021 9:30AM—12:00PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary 1361 Wrighton Rd Lothian, MD 20711