Current & Upcoming

Pollinator Monday at JBFP

Sep 28, 2020 9:00AM—11:00AM

Jug Bay Farm Preserve 6032 Pindell Lothian, MD 20711

Join us on Mondays from 9-11am at the Jug Bay Farm Preserve (JBFP) to work on our pollinator gardens. Learn about native plants and their pollinators as we work to create more spaces for them to thrive. Volunteers will be weeding out invasive plants to provide more habitat for native species, and other gardening tasks.…

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Butterfly Gardening

Sep 29, 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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Nature Escape

Sep 30, 2020 1:00PM—3:00PM

Turn off you computers and escape to the parks every week this fall! Park Rangers from across our county have come together to create Nature Escape, a weekly screen-free outdoor learning and free play experience that aims to provide a safe, creative, immersive, and energetic outlet during these unprecedented times. One day each week children will…

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Waterbird Survey

Oct 01, 2020 7:30AM—9:30AM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary 
1361 Wrighton Rd
Lothian, MD 20711

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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Field Work Fridays

Oct 02, 2020 9:00AM—12:00PM

Various Jug Bay Locations Lothian, MD 20711

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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, trash clean-ups, gardening, citizen…

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First Friday Zoom @ Noon Webinar Series

Oct 02, 2020 12:00AM—12:30AM

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Join Jug Bay as we explore a range of topics pertinent the Patuxent River and the wider Chesapeake Bay Watershed. Learn from staff, volunteers, and other environment professionals about the ecological importance of protected wetlands and forests. Please join us 12:00-12:45, 30 minute presentation and 15 minutes of Q & A. Registration required.  

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Bird Walk

Oct 03, 2020 8:00AM—11:00AM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary 1361 Wrighton Rd Lothian, MD 20711

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Join avid birder and Jug Bay volunteer, Brad Mann, to learn skills for identifying birds by sight and sound on a guided hike. Wear comfortable walking shoes and dress for the weather. Registration required. Ages 12 and older. Free with $6 per vehicle park entrance fee. We are complying with state and federal guidelines regarding COVID-19:…

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Mindfulness Hike

Oct 04, 2020 9:00AM—11:00AM

Slow down, breath, and take in the beauty of autumn at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. Give yourself a chance to catch your breath and escape to nature for two hours of lightly guided and mostly silent mindfulness hiking over 1-2 miles of trails. Wear sturdy outdoor shoes and consider leaving your cell phone in your car. …

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Volunteer Appreciation Social

Oct 04, 2020 11:30AM—2:00PM

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Each year we gather at the Sanctuary to recognize the past year’s accomplishments from the hundreds of volunteers and thousands of hours they’ve devoted to the Sanctuary. All active volunteers, please join us to celebrate YOU! We’ll be gathering at the Sanctuary’s McCann Wetlands Center. 11:30am Social Hour 12:00 Catered Meal with Appetizers/Desserts created by Jug…

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Pollinator Monday at JBFP

Oct 05, 2020 9:00AM—11:00AM

Jug Bay Farm Preserve 6032 Pindell Lothian, MD 20711

Join us on Mondays from 9-11am at the Jug Bay Farm Preserve (JBFP) to work on our pollinator gardens. We will be learning about native plants and their pollinators as we work to create more spaces for them to thrive. Volunteers will be weeding out invasive plants to provide more habitat for native species, and…

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Past | Archive

Field Work Fridays

Sep 25, 2020 9:00AM—12:00PM

Meet at the Jug Bay Visitor Center located at 1361 Wrighton Road, Lothian.

Nature Escape

Sep 23, 2020 1:00PM—3:00PM

Butterfly Gardening

Sep 22, 2020 9:00AM—11:00AM

Pollinator Monday at JBFP

Sep 21, 2020 8:00AM—10:00AM

Jug Bay Farm Preserve 6032 Pindell Lothian, MD 20711

Women on the Water

Sep 19, 2020 9:30AM—3:30PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary 1361 Wrighton Rd Lothian, MD 20711

Equinox Hike 

Sep 19, 2020 5:00PM—7:00PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary 1361 Wrighton Rd Lothian, MD 20711