Public Programs

Current & Upcoming

Preschool Explorers!

Apr 02, 2020 10:00AM—11:30AM

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 Click here to register!

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FREE Guided Tour: Discover Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

Apr 04, 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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The Archaeology of Glendening Nature Preserve: A Hike through History

Apr 04, 2020 9:30AM—11:30AM

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Join expert archaeologist Dr. Zachary Singer, Research Archeologist at the Maryland Historical Trust, to hike through the Glendening Nature Preserve and discuss the results of a recent archaeological survey of Jug Bay, which documented archaeological resources ranging from occupations from 13,000 years ago to the historic period. He will talk about how these archaeological sites…

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Bird Walk

Apr 04, 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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FREE Guided Tour: Discover Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

Apr 11, 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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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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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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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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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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Past | Archive

FREE Guided Tour: Discover Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

Mar 28, 2020 1:00PM—1:30PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

Lothian, MD 20711

Cancelled: Awesome Osprey!

Mar 22, 2020 1:00PM—2:30PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary
1361 Wrighton Rd
Lothian, MD 20711

Cancelled: FREE Guided Tour: Discover Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

Mar 21, 2020 1:00PM—1:30PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

Lothian, MD 20711

Cancelled: Jump Into Spring

Mar 21, 2020 4:30PM—7:30PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary
1361 Wrighton Rd
Lothian, MD 20711

Cancelled: FREE Guided Tour: Discover Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

Mar 14, 2020 1:00PM—1:30PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

Lothian, MD 20711

Soup & Science

Mar 08, 2020 12:00PM—3:00PM