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2nd Saturday Evening Hike – Marsh Mammals

Apr 11, 2020 5:00PM—7:00PM

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Early evening is a good time to look for beavers and otters! Join Chuck Hatcher, Jug Bay’s resident expert on otters, for a 1.5 mile (total) walk through the woods to the Beaver Pond. There you will look and listen for signs of activity while Chuck shares interesting facts about these amazing creatures. Bring a…

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Wootons Landing Wetland Park Clean Up

Apr 11, 2020 9:00AM—11:00AM

Jug Bay's - Wootons Landing
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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Butterfly Gardening

Apr 14, 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 to…

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Waterbird Survey

Apr 16, 2020 7:30AM—9:30AM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary 
1361 Wrighton Rd
Lothian, MD 20711

Join a periodic survey of waterbirds on a freshwater, tidal, marsh 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. Free (entrance…

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Field Work Fridays

Apr 17, 2020 9:00AM—12:00PM

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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, gardening, citizen science monitoring,…

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FREE Guided Tour: Discover Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

Apr 18, 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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Survival Skills Series: Part I: Orienteering

Apr 18, 2020 1:00PM—3:30PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary
1361 Wrighton Rd.
Lothian, MD 20711

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Join experienced orienteer and Jug Bay volunteer Dave Linthicum in a fun, hands-on field experience to learn “old fashioned” orienteering skills for finding your way in the forest. In this era of “Hey Siri, Open Maps” and GPS – smart phone navigation and compass apps, park rangers are reporting more lost hikers than ever and…

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Glendening Nature Preserve Clean Up

Apr 18, 2020 9:00AM—11:00AM

Jug Bay's - Glendening Nature Preserve
5702 Plummer Ln
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 Gardening

Apr 21, 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 to…

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Field Work Fridays

Apr 24, 2020 9:00AM—12:00PM

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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, gardening, citizen science monitoring,…

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