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FOJB General Meeting

Aug 10, 2021 7:00PM—9:00PM

The Friends of Jug Bay (FOJB), a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization governed by an all-volunteer board, supports the research, education, and stewardship missions of Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary through grants, fundraising, donations, and memberships. Curious about how a nonprofit board operates? Interested in a professional or personal development opportunity? Come see what FOJB is about…

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Preschool Explorers! 

Aug 10, 2021 10:00AM—11:30AM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary 1361 Wrighton Rd Lothian, MD 20711

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Bring the little ones to explore nature! Learn about a nature topic and then head out to experience the Sanctuary. We look, feel, listen, and discover at preschooler speed. Dress for the weather – we will always try to go outside! Parents play along with their children. Ages: 3-5. Fee: $6 per child, payable day…

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Pollinator Wednesday at EWNP

Aug 11, 2021 8:00AM—11:00AM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary's Emory Waters Nature Preserve 6032 Pindell Road Lothian, MD 20711

Every Wednesday Year Round Join staff and volunteers on Wednesday days 9 am – 12 noon at the Emory Waters Nature Preserve to work in our pollinator gardens. To beat the heat we will meet 8-11 am June 16 – Sept 15. Learn about native perennials that support our native butterflies, bees, and other pollinators.…

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FREE Friday Guided Tour: Discover Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

Aug 13, 2021 1:00PM—1:30PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary 1361 Wrighton Road Lothian, MD 20711

FREE Friday Guided Tour: Discover Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Join a Jug Bay Naturalist for a free guided tour of the Marsh Boardwalk to discover the wonderful and unique plants and animals found here at the Sanctuary! A brief history of the Sanctuary will be included. Tour is approximately 45 minutes in length and is free…

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Field Work Fridays

Aug 13, 2021 9:00AM—12:00PM

Various Jug Bay Locations Lothian, MD 20711

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Every Friday Year Round 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,…

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The Archaeology of Jug Bay: A Hike through History

Aug 14, 2021 9:30AM—12:30PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary 1361 Wrighton Rd Lothian, MD 20711

Join expert archaeologist Drew Webster, from the Anne Arundel County’s Cultural Resources Division to hike from the Jug Bay’s Visitor Center to the Emory Waters Nature Preserve (formerly Jug Bay Farm Preserve/Riggleman). Along the hike you will learn about the many archaeological findings and research sites ranging from occupations from 13,000 years ago to the historic…

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Mysteries of the Marsh Canoe

Aug 14, 2021 9:00AM—1:00PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary 1361 Wrighton Rd Lothian, MD 20711

Discover the abundant wildlife and plants at the wetlands of Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. We will paddle the Patuxent River and some of the smaller branches to look for beavers, muskrats, osprey, bald eagles, red winged black birds, ducks, and many other animals. See the beautiful colors of plants blooming in the wetlands and along…

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Nature Escape: Mini-Camp at Jug Bay

Aug 16, 2021 9:30AM—Aug 20, 2021 12:00PM

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Our popular child-directed, screen-free nature program is back with a new summer twist! Engage your child in screen-free, creative nature play for a whole week this summer in our new program, Nature Escape: Mini-Camp! Building off the highly successful Fall and Spring Nature Escape programs this past year, your child will spend a…

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Everything Butterfly Garden 

Aug 17, 2021 7:00AM—10:00AM

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

Every Tuesday morning beginning April 13 through September, when weather permits  Regular hours are 8-11 am April- Sept; 7-10 am in the summer heat. 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 Preserve’s Plummer House. Benefits:…

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Pollinator Wednesday at EWNP

Aug 18, 2021 8:00AM—11:00AM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary's Emory Waters Nature Preserve 6032 Pindell Road Lothian, MD 20711

Every Wednesday Year Round Join staff and volunteers on Wednesday days 9 am – 12 noon at the Emory Waters Nature Preserve to work in our pollinator gardens. To beat the heat we will meet 8-11 am June 16 – Sept 15. Learn about native perennials that support our native butterflies, bees, and other pollinators.…

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