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Volunteer Naturalist Training (New)

Mar 06, 2020 9:00AM—4:00PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary
1361 Wrighton Rd
Lothian, MD 20711

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Ready to become a Volunteer Naturalist? Join us to learn the details of the program, walk through a mock field trip, and learn about Jug Bay’s wonderful ecosystem. Gain insight from the experience of returning volunteers and get through the paperwork. After the full day of training, schedule a day to shadow a field trip,…

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Volunteer Naturalist Training (New & Returning)

Mar 06, 2020 1:00PM—4:00PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary
1361 Wrighton Rd
Lothian, MD 20711

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Welcome all new and returning Volunteer Naturalist to our refresher course. Let’s get ready for the spring field trip season! We will review the field trip programs, share ideas with other naturalists, learn about any additions or changes, and find out what new things are happening at the Sanctuary. In addition, we will manage all…

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FREE Guided Tour: Discover Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

Mar 07, 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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Vernal Pool Monitoring

Mar 07, 2020 10:00AM—4:00PM

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

Click here to register! Join our volunteer team to survey our eleven vernal pools throughout the 2019-2020 season each Monday or Saturday weekly beginning Dec 2 and ending May 30. Volunteers receive full training on water quality monitoring and sampling for animal life. Volunteers are expected to commit to visiting our pools a minimum once…

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Bird Walk

Mar 07, 2020 8:00AM—11:00AM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary
1361 Wrighton Road
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

Mar 07, 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 Garden Fun Day

Mar 10, 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…

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FREE Guided Tour: Discover Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

Mar 14, 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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Vernal Pool Monitoring

Mar 14, 2020 10:00AM—4:00PM

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

Click here to register! Join our volunteer team to survey our eleven vernal pools throughout the 2019-2020 season each Monday or Saturday weekly beginning Dec 2 and ending May 30. Volunteers receive full training on water quality monitoring and sampling for animal life. Volunteers are expected to commit to visiting our pools a minimum once…

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Wootons Landing Wetland Park Clean Up

Mar 14, 2020 9:00AM—11:00AM

4550 Sands Rd, Harwood, MD 20776

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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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