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Field Work Fridays

Feb 24, 2023 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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Magnificent Marsh Mammals

Feb 25, 2023 4:00PM—6:00PM

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

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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 expert on otters, for a 1-3 mile walk. Look and listen for signs of activity while Chuck shares…

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Homeschool Hikers

Mar 01, 2023 10:00AM—12:00PM

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

Bring your homeschooler to explore Jug Bay and get outside. Our Spring programs cover a variety of topics but are all linked to a central theme and build on each other over the 4 sessions. We encourage signing up for all 4. There is a short lesson followed by outside hiking time and activities. Dress…

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Costa Rica with the Friends of Jug Bay

Mar 01, 2023 12:00AM—Mar 06, 2023 11:30PM

Costa Rica

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Travel to Lomas Barbudal Biological Reserve, Cipanci Wildlife Refuge, & Palo Verde National Park in Guanacaste Costa Rica with the Friends of Jug Bay from March 1 through March 6, 2023, and spend a week immersed in astounding biodiversity. This all-inclusive* journey includes guided naturalist hikes, aquatic tractor rides surrounded by waterfowl, boat tours through the croc-filled…

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Pollinator Wednesday

Mar 01, 2023 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. 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 pollinators. In warm months…

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Field Work Friday

Mar 03, 2023 9:00AM—12:00PM

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

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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

Mar 03, 2023 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 04, 2023 7:00AM—11:00AM

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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Winter Tree Identification Hike

Mar 04, 2023 3:00PM—4:30PM

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

Ever wonder what kind of tree you are looking at during your winter hike? Please join experienced County Forester Earl “Bud” Reaves for a hike through our forests to learn or practice your skills on winter tree identification. We will look at signs such as bark, buds, and twigs. We will end the hike with…

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Homeschool Ecology Inquiry for Middle Schoolers

Mar 06, 2023 9:30AM—12:00PM

Parris N. Glendening Nature Preserve 5207 Plummer Lane Lothian, MD 20711

Middle School Homeschool Ecology Inquiry Program 9:30 am – noon, March 6, April 3, May 1, June 5. Parris N. Glendening Nature Preserve. 5207 Plummer Lane, Lothian, MD 20711 Does your kid ask lots of questions and always want to know how things work? Do they crave a deeper understanding of life? Do they love…

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