Public Programs

Current & Upcoming

Magnificent Marsh Mammals 

Feb 20, 2021 4:00PM—Feb 20, 2021 6:00PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary  1361 Wrighton Rd Lothian, MD 20711

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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 1-2 mile walk through the woods to our Beaver Pond. There you will look and listen for signs of activity while Chuck shares interesting facts about these amazing creatures. Bring a flashlight.…

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Nature Play Day at Jug Bay! 

Feb 24, 2021 1:00PM—3:00PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary 1361 Wrighton Rd Lothian, MD 20711

Get your kids outside for fun and exploration around Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. We will explore a specific nature topic and spend time immersed in nature at Jug Bay. Dress for the weather, and we will go out exploring! We might watch for Osprey, look for signs of spring, learn about trees, or look for…

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Soup & Science

Feb 28, 2021 2:00PM—3:00PM

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  Join us for an hour on Sunday February 28th, starting at 2pm for the second installment of this winter’s virtual Soup & Science series.   Thomas Baden, Facility Director, Natural and Historical Resources Division, Department of Parks and Recreation, Prince George’s County, will speak about the importance of deer management on Jug Bay properties and beyond. Registration is…

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Nature Play Day at Jug Bay! 

Mar 03, 2021 1:00PM—3:00PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary 1361 Wrighton Rd Lothian, MD 20711

Get your kids outside for fun and exploration around Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. We will explore a specific nature topic and spend time immersed in nature at Jug Bay. Dress for the weather, and we will go out exploring! We might watch for Osprey, look for signs of spring, learn about trees, or look for…

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Bird Walk

Mar 06, 2021 7:00AM—10:00AM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary 1361 Wrighton Rd Lothian, MD 20711

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Join avid birder and Maryland Master Naturalist, Mike Quinlan, to learn skills for identifying birds by sight and sound. Novice and experienced birders are welcome on this 2-3 mile walk to explore the forests and wetlands in search of the 250+ species of birds that call Jug Bay home, or migrate through. Wear comfortable walking…

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Preschool Explorers! 

Mar 09, 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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Nature Play Day at Jug Bay! 

Mar 10, 2021 1:00PM—3:00PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary 1361 Wrighton Rd Lothian, MD 20711

Get your kids outside for fun and exploration around Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. We will explore a specific nature topic and spend time immersed in nature at Jug Bay. Dress for the weather, and we will go out exploring! We might watch for Osprey, look for signs of spring, learn about trees, or look for…

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Nature Play Day at Jug Bay! 

Mar 17, 2021 1:00PM—3:00PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary 1361 Wrighton Rd Lothian, MD 20711

Get your kids outside for fun and exploration around Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. We will explore a specific nature topic and spend time immersed in nature at Jug Bay. Dress for the weather, and we will go out exploring! We might watch for Osprey, look for signs of spring, learn about trees, or look for…

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March Equinox Stroll

Mar 20, 2021 5:00PM—7:30PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary 1361 Wrighton Rd Lothian, MD 20711

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Welcome the arrival of Spring by observing signs of nature awakening.  Join Master Naturalist, Mike Quilan, on a walk around the Sanctuary to look and listen for indications of the changing seasons. We’ll end at the observation deck and watch the sun as it sets over the wetlands. Ages 10 and up. Free with $6…

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Nature Play Day at Jug Bay! 

Mar 24, 2021 1:00PM—3:00PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary 1361 Wrighton Rd Lothian, MD 20711

Get your kids outside for fun and exploration around Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. We will explore a specific nature topic and spend time immersed in nature at Jug Bay. Dress for the weather, and we will go out exploring! We might watch for Osprey, look for signs of spring, learn about trees, or look for…

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Past | Archive

Pysanky: Ukrainian Egg Decorating (VIRTUAL)

Feb 20, 2021 12:00PM—2:00PM

Virtual (Zoom)

Nature Play Day at Jug Bay! 

Feb 17, 2021 1:00PM—3:00PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary 1361 Wrighton Rd Lothian, MD 20711

Preschool Explorers! 

Feb 11, 2021 10:00AM—11:30AM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary 1361 Wrighton Rd Lothian, MD 20711

Bird Walk

Feb 06, 2021 7:00AM—10:00AM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary 1361 Wrighton Rd Lothian, MD 20711

Guided Marsh Hike 1

Feb 02, 2021 10:00AM—11:30AM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary 1361 Wrighton Rd Lothian, MD 20711

Guided Marsh Hike 2

Feb 02, 2021 1:00PM—2:30PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary 1361 Wrighton Rd Lothian, MD 20711