Volunteer Opportunities

Current & Upcoming

Wootons Landing Wetland Park Clean Up

Jul 11, 2020 9:00AM—11:00AM

Jug Bay's - Wootons Landing
4550 Sands Rd
Harwood, MD 20776

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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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Pollinator Monday at JBFP

Jul 13, 2020 9:00AM—11:00AM

Jug Bay Farm Preserve 6032 Pindell Lothian, MD 20711

Join us on Mondays from 9-11am at the Jug Bay Farm Preserve (JBFP) to work on our pollinator gardens. We will be learning about native plants and their pollinators as we work to create more spaces for them to thrive. Volunteers will be weeding out invasive plants to provide more habitat for native species, and…

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Butterfly Gardening

Jul 14, 2020 9:00AM—11:00AM

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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Field Work Fridays

Jul 17, 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 Patuxent River Canoe Clean Up

Jul 18, 2020 9:00AM—1:00PM

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

Have fun on the water and help clean up the Patuxent River. We will paddle the Patuxent and Western Branch picking up trash along the way. Prompt start time. Canoes, paddles, PFD’s, and bags provided. Please bring a paddle buddy you are comfortable sharing a canoe with, plenty of water, sunscreen, sun hat, sunglasses, gloves,…

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Free Patuxent River Canoe Clean Up

Jul 18, 2020 9:00AM—1:00PM

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

Have fun on the water and help clean up the Patuxent River. We will paddle the Patuxent and Western Branch picking up trash along the way. Canoes, paddles, PFD’s, and bags will be provided. Please bring a paddle buddy you are comfortable sharing a canoe with, plenty of water, sunscreen, sun hat, sunglasses, gloves, a…

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Cancelled: Glendening Nature Preserve Clean Up

Jul 18, 2020 9:00AM—11:00AM

Jug Bay's - Glendening Nature Preserve 5702 Plummer Ln 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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Pollinator Monday at JBFP

Jul 20, 2020 9:00AM—11:00AM

Jug Bay Farm Preserve 6032 Pindell Lothian, MD 20711

Join us on Mondays from 9-11am at the Jug Bay Farm Preserve (JBFP) to work on our pollinator gardens. We will be learning about native plants and their pollinators as we work to create more spaces for them to thrive. Volunteers will be weeding out invasive plants to provide more habitat for native species, and…

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Butterfly Gardening

Jul 21, 2020 9:00AM—11:00AM

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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Cancelled: Waterbird Survey

Jul 23, 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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Past | Archive

Field Work Fridays

Jul 10, 2020 9:00AM—12:00PM

Cancelled: Waterbird Survey

Jul 09, 2020 7:30AM—9:30AM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary 
1361 Wrighton Rd
Lothian, MD 20711

Butterfly Gardening

Jul 07, 2020 9:00AM—11:00AM

Pollinator Monday at JBFP

Jul 06, 2020 9:00AM—11:00AM

Jug Bay Farm Preserve 6032 Pindell Lothian, MD 20711

Patuxent Wetland Park Clean Up

Jul 04, 2020 9:00AM—11:00AM

Jug Bay's - Patuxent Wetland Park
1426 Mt. Zion Marlboro Rd
Lothian, MD 20711

Butterfly Gardening

Jun 30, 2020 9:00AM—11:00AM