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Waterbird Survey

Sep 16, 2021 7:30AM—9:30AM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary  1361 Wrighton Rd Lothian, MD 20711

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; 12 to 14…

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Pollinator Wednesday

Sep 15, 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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Homeschool Hikers

Sep 15, 2021 1:00PM—3:00PM

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

Bring the kids to Jug Bay to get outside and experience nature. We will learn about a variety of nature topics and then head outside to hike and explore. Dress for the weather. Wear comfortable closed-toe shoes. Ages 6 to 10. Fee: $6 per child. This is a drop-off program. No refunds. Register the child or…

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Everything Butterfly Garden 

Sep 14, 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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FOJB General Meeting

Sep 14, 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! 

Sep 14, 2021 10:00AM—11:30AM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary 1361 Wrighton Rd Lothian, MD 20711

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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Mysteries of the Marsh – Sunset Paddleboard & Kayak

Sep 10, 2021 5:00PM—9:00PM

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

Discover the abundant wildlife and plants at the wetlands of Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. We will paddle along the shore and marsh edges of the Patuxent River, looking 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. Kayaks may…

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FREE Friday Guided Tour: Discover Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

Sep 10, 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

Sep 10, 2021 9:00AM—12:00PM

Various Jug Bay Locations Lothian, MD 20711

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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Volunteer Naturalist Training

Sep 09, 2021 1:00PM—4:00PM

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

Share your love of nature! Outdoor education is a priority at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. Volunteer Naturalists share their love of nature with small groups of students during field trips and camps. Attend our training to become a Volunteer Naturalist, shadow a field trip, and then jump in to help. We will give you all…

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