Volunteer Opportunities

Current & Upcoming

Field Work Fridays

Jul 01, 2022 9:00AM—12:00PM

Various Jug Bay Parks locations Lothian, MD

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Every Friday Year Round  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,…

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Everything Butterfly Garden 

Jul 05, 2022 7:00AM—10:00AM

Jug Bay's Glendening Nature Preserve  5702 Plummer Lane Lothian, MD 20711

Every Tuesday morning, when weather permits  Regular hours are 8-11 (April 12 – Sept 27), 7 am start in the heat of the summer Join fellow gardeners, butterfly watchers, and native plant enthusiasts in our butterfly garden maintenance group. Volunteers weed, water, prune, socialize, and otherwise maintain the Butterfly Garden near the Glendening Preserve’s Plummer…

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Pollinator Wednesday 

Jul 06, 2022 8:00AM—11:00AM

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

Every Wednesday Year Round  Join Jug Bay staff and volunteers on Wednesdays 9 am – 12 noon at the Emory Waters Nature Preserve. To beat the summer heat we will meet 8-11 am June 22-Sept 14, 2022. See Jug Bay’s newest property and learn about native perennials that support our native butterflies, bees, and other…

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Waterbird Survey

Jul 07, 2022 7:30AM—9:30AM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary 1361 Wrighton Rd Lothian, MD 20711

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Every other Thursday  Join a periodic survey of waterbirds on freshwater, tidal, marshes 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;…

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Field Work Fridays

Jul 08, 2022 9:00AM—12:00PM

Various Jug Bay Parks locations Lothian, MD

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Every Friday Year Round  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,…

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Everything Butterfly Garden 

Jul 12, 2022 7:00AM—10:00AM

Jug Bay's Glendening Nature Preserve  5702 Plummer Lane Lothian, MD 20711

Every Tuesday morning, when weather permits  Regular hours are 8-11 (April 12 – Sept 27), 7 am start in the heat of the summer Join fellow gardeners, butterfly watchers, and native plant enthusiasts in our butterfly garden maintenance group. Volunteers weed, water, prune, socialize, and otherwise maintain the Butterfly Garden near the Glendening Preserve’s Plummer…

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Pollinator Wednesday 

Jul 13, 2022 8:00AM—11:00AM

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

Every Wednesday Year Round  Join Jug Bay staff and volunteers on Wednesdays 9 am – 12 noon at the Emory Waters Nature Preserve. To beat the summer heat we will meet 8-11 am June 22-Sept 14, 2022. See Jug Bay’s newest property and learn about native perennials that support our native butterflies, bees, and other…

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Field Work Fridays

Jul 15, 2022 9:00AM—12:00PM

Various Jug Bay Parks locations Lothian, MD

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Every Friday Year Round  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,…

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Stream Water Chemistry

Jul 15, 2022 9:30AM—12:00PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary 1361 Wrighton Rd Lothian, MD 20711

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Join our Stream Water Chemistry volunteer team to conduct field tests on dissolved oxygen content, and other parameters, at important streams feeding Jug Bay. Water samples are also collected for lab analysis. This is a great way to learn how to use professional equipment, see the park, and become involved in habitat monitoring efforts. Free.…

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Everything Butterfly Garden 

Jul 19, 2022 7:00AM—10:00AM

Jug Bay's Glendening Nature Preserve  5702 Plummer Lane Lothian, MD 20711

Every Tuesday morning, when weather permits  Regular hours are 8-11 (April 12 – Sept 27), 7 am start in the heat of the summer Join fellow gardeners, butterfly watchers, and native plant enthusiasts in our butterfly garden maintenance group. Volunteers weed, water, prune, socialize, and otherwise maintain the Butterfly Garden near the Glendening Preserve’s Plummer…

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Past | Archive

Pollinator Wednesday 

Jun 29, 2022 8:00AM—11:00AM

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

Everything Butterfly Garden 

Jun 28, 2022 7:00AM—10:00AM

Jug Bay's Glendening Nature Preserve  5702 Plummer Lane Lothian, MD 20711

Jug Bay BioBlitz

Jun 25, 2022 12:00PM—Jun 26, 2022 12:00PM

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

Field Work Fridays

Jun 24, 2022 9:00AM—12:00PM

Various Jug Bay Parks locations Lothian, MD

Waterbird Survey

Jun 23, 2022 7:30AM—9:30AM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary 1361 Wrighton Rd Lothian, MD 20711

Pollinator Wednesday 

Jun 22, 2022 8:00AM—11:00AM

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