Current & Upcoming

Waterbird Survey

Apr 02, 2020 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 a freshwater, tidal, marsh 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. Free (entrance…

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Preschool Explorers!

Apr 02, 2020 10:00AM—11:30AM

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 Click here to register!

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Field Work Fridays

Apr 03, 2020 9:00AM—12:00PM

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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, gardening, citizen science monitoring,…

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FREE Guided Tour: Discover Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

Apr 04, 2020 1:00PM—1:30PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

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 approximately 45 minutes in length and $6 vehicle entrance fee to the park is required. There is no participant limit and no registration is required.…

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The Archaeology of Glendening Nature Preserve: A Hike through History

Apr 04, 2020 9:30AM—11:30AM

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Join expert archaeologist Dr. Zachary Singer, Research Archeologist at the Maryland Historical Trust, to hike through the Glendening Nature Preserve and discuss the results of a recent archaeological survey of Jug Bay, which documented archaeological resources ranging from occupations from 13,000 years ago to the historic period. He will talk about how these archaeological sites…

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Bird Walk

Apr 04, 2020 8:00AM—11:00AM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary
1361 Wrighton Rd
Lothian, MD 20711

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Join longtime Jug Bay volunteer and birder, Gordon Reynolds, to learn skills for identifying birds by sight and sound on a guided hike. Binoculars and field guides are available to borrow. Wear comfortable walking shoes and dress for the weather. Ages 12 and older. Fee: $6 per vehicle park entrance fee. 

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Patuxent Wetland Park Clean Up

Apr 04, 2020 9:00AM—11:00AM

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

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Every year hundreds of bags of trash are collected from the Sanctuary’s properties with the help of volunteers. This year we want to start keeping track of the kinds of trash we find to gain a better understanding of the problem. We need citizen scientists like you to help with the data collection! Join Jug…

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Butterfly Gardening

Apr 07, 2020 9:00AM—11:00AM

Join fellow gardeners, butterfly watchers, and native plant enthusiasts in our butterfly gardening group! Volunteers weed, water, prune, and otherwise maintain the Butterfly Garden at the Glendening Preserve’s Plummer House. Volunteers learn all about which plants support our native pollinators and how to take care of a vibrant and healthy garden. Occasionally volunteers are welcome to…

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Field Work Fridays

Apr 10, 2020 9:00AM—12:00PM

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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, gardening, citizen science monitoring,…

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FREE Guided Tour: Discover Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

Apr 11, 2020 1:00PM—1:30PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

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 approximately 45 minutes in length and $6 vehicle entrance fee to the park is required. There is no participant limit and no registration is required.…

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Past | Archive

Butterfly Gardening

Mar 31, 2020 9:00AM—11:00AM

FREE Guided Tour: Discover Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

Mar 28, 2020 1:00PM—1:30PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

Lothian, MD 20711

Vernal Pool Monitoring

Mar 28, 2020 10:00AM—4:00PM

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

Nature Preserve at Waysons Corner Clean Up 

Mar 28, 2020 9:00AM—11:00AM

Jug Bay's Nature Preserve at Waysons Corner 
5490 Sands Road
Lothian, MD 20711

Cancelled: Field Work Fridays

Mar 27, 2020 9:00AM—12:00PM