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Pollinator Wednesday 

Mar 13, 2024 9:00AM—12:00PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary - 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 19-Sept 11, 2024. See Jug Bay’s newest property and learn about native perennials that support our native butterflies, bees, and other…

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Field Work Friday

Mar 15, 2024 9:00AM—12:00PM

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

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Every Friday Year Round 9:00 am – 12:00 pm 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…

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Become a Bluebird Nest Box Monitor

Mar 16, 2024 10:00AM—2:00PM

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

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Do you love birds? Especially baby birds? We are seeking volunteers to monitor our bluebird boxes at Glendening Nature Preserve and River Farm properties from April through October! There are 15 boxes in total and monitoring involves visiting each box, determining which species is using it by the nest construction, counting eggs, hatchlings, and fledglings,…

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Spring Equinox Hike

Mar 16, 2024 5:00PM—7:00PM

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

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Join Jug Bay Volunteer and Maryland Master Naturalist, Mike Quinlan, to welcome in the new spring season and enjoy a rare, after hours visit to the Sanctuary. The official change in season from winter to spring occurs on Tuesday, March 19, 2024, at 11:06 pm, and is called the Vernal Equinox. The Vernal Equinox marks…

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Preschool Explorers! – Soil and Worms

Mar 20, 2024 10:00AM—11:30AM

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

Bring the little ones for an opportunity to practice a variety of skills and explore nature! Each class focuses on a different topic and follows the same basic structure. We begin with a story, head outside for some movement and exploration, and finish with a craft or hands on activity. We look, listen, feel, and…

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Pollinator Wednesday 

Mar 20, 2024 9:00AM—12:00PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary - 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 19-Sept 11, 2024. See Jug Bay’s newest property and learn about native perennials that support our native butterflies, bees, and other…

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Waterbird Survey

Mar 21, 2024 7:30AM—9:30AM

Jug Bay Wetland Sanctuary - Visitor Center 1361 Wrighton Road 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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Stream Water Chemistry

Mar 22, 2024 8:30AM—11:30AM

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

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Join our Stream Water Chemistry volunteer team to conduct field tests on dissolved oxygen content, and other parameters, at important streams feeding Jug Bay. Water samples are also collected for lab analysis. This is a great way to learn how to use professional equipment, see the park, and become involved in habitat monitoring efforts. Free.…

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Field Work Friday

Mar 22, 2024 9:00AM—12:00PM

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

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Every Friday Year Round 9:00 am – 12:00 pm 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…

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Awesome Ospreys 

Mar 23, 2024 10:00AM—11:30AM

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

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Join volunteer naturalist Diane Diaz Goebes in searching for ospreys as they return to Jug Bay from Central and South America. Learn about their habits through a short presentation. An easy hike will follow, making various stops along the way to observe these magnificent birds. Cost $5 pp. Includes park entrance fee. No refunds. Limit:…

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