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Archaeology of the Patuxent River: Canoeing through History

Aug 03, 2024 9:00AM—1:00PM

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

Join archaeologist Drew Webster, from Anne Arundel County’s Cultural Resources Section, in a canoeing expedition to learn about the archaeological and cultural history along the Patuxent River. Drew will share how archaeological sites inform us about past ways of life from early occupations over 10,000 years ago to historic times. Children must be at least…

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Bird Walk

Aug 03, 2024 7:00AM—10:00AM

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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Everything Butterfly Garden 

Aug 06, 2024 8:00AM—10:00AM

Jug Bay’s Glendening Nature Preserve  5702 Plummer Lane Lothian, MD 20711

Every Tuesday morning, when weather permits Regular hours are 9-11am (April 9 – Oct 15), 8-10 am in the heat of the summer. Join fellow gardeners, butterfly watchers, and native plant enthusiasts in our butterfly garden maintenance group. Volunteers weed, water, prune, socialize, and otherwise maintain the Butterfly Garden near the Glendening Nature Preserve's Plummer…

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Pollinator Wednesday 

Aug 07, 2024 8:00AM—11:00AM

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

Aug 08, 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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Field Work Friday

Aug 09, 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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Everything Butterfly Garden 

Aug 13, 2024 8:00AM—10:00AM

Jug Bay’s Glendening Nature Preserve  5702 Plummer Lane Lothian, MD 20711

Every Tuesday morning, when weather permits Regular hours are 9-11am (April 9 – Oct 15), 8-10 am in the heat of the summer. Join fellow gardeners, butterfly watchers, and native plant enthusiasts in our butterfly garden maintenance group. Volunteers weed, water, prune, socialize, and otherwise maintain the Butterfly Garden near the Glendening Nature Preserve's Plummer…

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Pollinator Wednesday 

Aug 14, 2024 8:00AM—11:00AM

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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Stream Water Chemistry

Aug 16, 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

Aug 16, 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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