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Pollinator Monday at JBFP

Jul 20, 2020 9:00AM—11:00AM

Jug Bay Farm Preserve 6032 Pindell Lothian, MD 20711

Join us on Mondays from 9-11am at the Jug Bay Farm Preserve (JBFP) to work on our pollinator gardens. We will be learning about native plants and their pollinators as we work to create more spaces for them to thrive. Volunteers will be weeding out invasive plants to provide more habitat for native species, and…

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Into the Wild Nature Camp

Jul 20, 2020 9:00AM—Jul 24, 2020 3:00PM

Waitlist Only Get into the wild of the Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. Catch critters in the creek, squish through the marsh, paddle the river, catch some fish! Find out about the Native Americans that used to live here and the birds that are here now. We’ll spend every day outside exploring and discover the wild…

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Butterfly Gardening

Jul 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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Cancelled: Waterbird Survey

Jul 23, 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

Jul 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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The Archaeology of the Patuxent River: Kayaking through History

Jul 25, 2020 9:00AM—1:00PM

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

Join expert archaeologist Dr. Zachary Singer, Research Archeologist at the Maryland Historical Trust, in a kayaking expedition to learn about the archaeological and cultural history along the Patuxent River. He will be discussing the results of a recent archaeological survey of Jug Bay, which documented archaeological resources ranging from occupations from 13,000 years ago to…

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Nature Preserve at Waysons Corner Clean Up 

Jul 25, 2020 9:00AM—11:00AM

Jug Bay's - Nature Preserve at Waysons Corner 
5490 Sands Road
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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4th Sunday Hike – Mystery Hike

Jul 26, 2020 10:00AM—12:00PM

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

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Join Jug Bay volunteer naturalist, Eric Lind, on a mystery hike of the sanctuary. Topic and hike to be determined by participants. Our challenge will be to seek out the topic. Come with ideas. All ages. Be prepared to walk approximately 2 miles. Free program, but a $6 donation to the Friends of Jug Bay…

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Pollinator Monday at JBFP

Jul 27, 2020 9:00AM—11:00AM

Jug Bay Farm Preserve 6032 Pindell Lothian, MD 20711

Join us on Mondays from 9-11am at the Jug Bay Farm Preserve (JBFP) to work on our pollinator gardens. We will be learning about native plants and their pollinators as we work to create more spaces for them to thrive. Volunteers will be weeding out invasive plants to provide more habitat for native species, and…

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