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FREE Guided Tour: Discover Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

Apr 25, 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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Nature Preserve at Waysons Corner Clean Up 

Apr 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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Postponed- Friends of Jug Bay Annual Meeting

Apr 26, 2020 2:00PM—5:00PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary
1361 Wrighton Rd
Lothian, MD 20711

Join the Friends of Jug Bay at their Annual Meeting. Enjoy presentations, cake, and a sneak peak at the Jug Bay Farm Preserve.

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4th Sunday Hike – What’s Hopping at the Sanctuary?

Apr 26, 2020 1:00PM—3:00PM

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

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Join Maryland Master Naturalist and long time Jug Bay volunteer, Mike Quinlan, to search some of the Sanctuary’s hot spots for herp (reptile and amphibian) activity. Along the way we’ll practice using the iNaturalist app (free for IOS and Android in the App Store) to ID some of the things we see. Ages 10 and…

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Butterfly Gardening

Apr 28, 2020 9:00AM—11:00AM

Jug Bay's - Nature Preserve at Waysons Corner 
5490 Sands Road
Lothian, MD 20711

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 30, 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

May 01, 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

May 02, 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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Bird Walk

May 02, 2020 8:00AM—11:00AM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary
1361 Wrighton Rd
Lothian, MD 20711

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Join longtime Jug Bay volunteer and birder, Gordon Reynolds, to learn skills for identifying birds by sight and sound on a guided hike. Binoculars and field guides are available to borrow. Wear comfortable walking shoes and dress for the weather. Ages 12 and older. Fee: $6 per vehicle park entrance fee. 

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Jug Bay Canoe Guide Training

May 02, 2020 10:00AM—6:00PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary
1361 Wrighton Rd
Lothian, MD 20711

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Paddling enthusiasts wanted! Do you love to get out on the water? Here is your chance to share your love with others by assisting to lead canoe and kayak trips on the Patuxent River. New and returning canoe and kayak volunteers are required to attend our canoe training session before leading trips. Dress accordingly to…

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