Volunteer Opportunities

Current & Upcoming

Jug Bay Canoe Guide Training

Apr 20, 2024 10:00AM—6:00PM

Jug Bay Wetland Sanctuary - Visitor Center 1361 Wrighton Road Lothian, MD 20711

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Paddling enthusiasts wanted! Do you love to get out on the water? Here is your chance to share your love with others by assisting to lead canoe and kayak trips on the Patuxent River. New and returning canoe and kayak volunteers are required to attend our canoe training before leading trips. Canoe experience required. Jug…

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Everything Butterfly Garden 

Apr 23, 2024 9:00AM—11:00AM

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

Every Tuesday morning, when weather permits Regular hours are 9-11am (April 9 – Oct 15), 8-10 am 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 Nature Preserve's Plummer…

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Pollinator Wednesday 

Apr 24, 2024 9:00AM—12:00PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary - 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 19-Sept 11, 2024. 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 Friday with a Twist: Cleaning Jug Bay Marshes!

Apr 26, 2024 9:00AM—12:00PM

Jug Bay Wetland Sanctuary - Visitor Center 1361 Wrighton Road Lothian, MD 20711

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9:00 am – 12:00 pm 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. In April, volunteers will have a…

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Everything Butterfly Garden 

Apr 30, 2024 9:00AM—11:00AM

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

Every Tuesday morning, when weather permits Regular hours are 9-11am (April 9 – Oct 15), 8-10 am 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 Nature Preserve's Plummer…

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Pollinator Wednesday 

May 01, 2024 9:00AM—12:00PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary - 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 19-Sept 11, 2024. 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

May 02, 2024 7:30AM—9:30AM

Jug Bay Wetland Sanctuary - Visitor Center 1361 Wrighton Road 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 Friday

May 03, 2024 9:00AM—12:00PM

Jug Bay Wetland Sanctuary - Visitor Center 1361 Wrighton Road Lothian, MD 20711

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Every Friday Year Round 9:00 am – 12:00 pm 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…

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Everything Butterfly Garden 

May 07, 2024 9:00AM—11:00AM

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

Every Tuesday morning, when weather permits Regular hours are 9-11am (April 9 – Oct 15), 8-10 am 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 Nature Preserve's Plummer…

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Pollinator Wednesday 

May 08, 2024 9:00AM—12:00PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary - 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 19-Sept 11, 2024. See Jug Bay’s newest property and learn about native perennials that support our native butterflies, bees, and other…

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Past | Archive

Stream Water Chemistry

Apr 19, 2024 8:30AM—11:30AM

Jug Bay Wetland Sanctuary - Visitor Center 1361 Wrighton Road Lothian, MD 20711

Field Work Friday with a Twist: Cleaning Jug Bay Marshes!

Apr 19, 2024 9:00AM—12:00PM

Jug Bay Wetland Sanctuary - Visitor Center 1361 Wrighton Road Lothian, MD 20711

Waterbird Survey

Apr 18, 2024 7:30AM—9:30AM

Jug Bay Wetland Sanctuary - Visitor Center 1361 Wrighton Road Lothian, MD 20711

Pollinator Wednesday 

Apr 17, 2024 9:00AM—12:00PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary - Emory Waters Nature Preserve 6032 Pindell Road Lothian, MD 20711

Everything Butterfly Garden 

Apr 16, 2024 9:00AM—11:00AM

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

Become a Turtle Telemetry Volunteer – Training Workshop

Apr 13, 2024 10:00AM—1:00PM

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