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Mysteries of the Marsh – Harvest Moon Canoe

Sep 18, 2021 5:00PM—9:00PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary 1361 Wrighton Rd Lothian, MD 20711

When Native Americans gathered their crops each autumn, they looked to September’s Full Moon as a sign that it was time to harvest. As a result, the September full moon came to be known as the Full Harvest Moon. It is the full moon closest to the Autumn Equinox – the moment when the Sun…

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Mysteries of the Marsh – Sunset Paddleboard & Kayak

Sep 17, 2021 5:00PM—9:00PM

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

Unwind and start the weekend off with a leisurely paddle. 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…

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FREE Friday Guided Tour: Discover Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

Sep 17, 2021 1:00PM—1:30PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary 1361 Wrighton Road Lothian, MD 20711

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 with the $6 vehicle entrance fee to the…

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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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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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Latinos y Senderismo en Jug Bay (Program offered in Spanish

Sep 04, 2021 9:30AM—11:30AM

Glendening Nature Preserve 5702 Plummer Lane Lothian, MD 20711

Los invitamos a visitar Jug Bay y descubrir la belleza de sus pantanos, bosques, pastizales y su fauna. Acompañe a Patricia Delgado (directora del parque) en una caminata guiada que te enseñará sobre las maravillas naturales de Jug Bay, la joya del Río Patuxent. Al final de nuestra caminata compartiremos un pedazo de pastel con…

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Bird Walk

Sep 04, 2021 7:00AM—10:00AM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary 1361 Wrighton Rd Lothian, MD 20711

Join an avid Jug Bay birder 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 shoes, dress for…

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FREE Friday Guided Tour: Discover Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

Sep 03, 2021 1:00PM—1:30PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary 1361 Wrighton Road Lothian, MD 20711

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 with the $6 vehicle entrance fee to the…

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