Current & Upcoming

Everything Butterfly Garden 

May 24, 2022 8:00AM—11:00AM

Jug Bay's Glendening Nature Preserve  5702 Plummer Lane Lothian, MD 20711

Every Tuesday morning, when weather permits  Regular hours are 8-11 (April 12 – Sept 27), 7 am start in the heat of the summer 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 Plummer…

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Cancelled – Pollinator Wednesday 

May 25, 2022 9:00AM—12:00PM

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

Every Wednesday Year Round Cancelled – 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,…

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Waterbird Survey

May 26, 2022 7:30AM—9:30AM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary 1361 Wrighton Rd 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 Fridays

May 27, 2022 9:00AM—12:00PM

Various Jug Bay Parks locations Lothian, MD

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Every Friday Year Round  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, trash clean-ups,…

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FREE Guided Tour: Discover Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

May 27, 2022 1:00PM—1:30PM

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

Every Friday Year Round  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…

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Women on the Water

May 28, 2022 9:30AM—3:30PM

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

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Enjoy a day of serenity spent with other women, submersed in the peacefulness of nature. We will enjoy a  leisurely canoe paddle on the Patuxent River, where we will look for wildlife and flowering wetland plants along the shoreline. Enjoy a gourmet catered lunch at the historic Riggleman House, located on Jug Bay’s newest property.…

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Everything Butterfly Garden 

May 31, 2022 8:00AM—11:00AM

Jug Bay's Glendening Nature Preserve  5702 Plummer Lane Lothian, MD 20711

Every Tuesday morning, when weather permits  Regular hours are 8-11 (April 12 – Sept 27), 7 am start in the heat of the summer 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 Plummer…

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Pollinator Wednesday 

Jun 01, 2022 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

Jun 01, 2022 10:00AM—12:00PM

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

New time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm 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. No refunds for…

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Field Work Fridays

Jun 03, 2022 9:00AM—12:00PM

Various Jug Bay Parks locations Lothian, MD

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Every Friday Year Round  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, trash clean-ups,…

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Past | Archive

The Archaeology of Jug Bay: A Hike through History

May 21, 2022 10:00AM—1:00PM

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

Field Work Fridays

May 20, 2022 9:00AM—12:00PM

Various Jug Bay Parks locations Lothian, MD

FREE Guided Tour: Discover Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

May 20, 2022 1:00PM—1:30PM

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

Stream Water Chemistry

May 20, 2022 9:30AM—12:00PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary 1361 Wrighton Rd Lothian, MD 20711

Pollinator Wednesday 

May 18, 2022 9:00AM—12:00PM

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

Preschool Explorers! 

May 18, 2022 10:00AM—11:30AM

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