Volunteer Opportunities

Current & Upcoming

Pollinator Wednesday

Jun 07, 2023 9:00AM—12:00PM

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

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‚Äôs newest property and learn about native perennials that support our native butterflies, bees, and other pollinators. In warm months…

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Field Work Friday

Jun 09, 2023 9:00AM—12:00PM

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

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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 

Jun 13, 2023 8:00AM—11:00AM

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

Every Tuesday morning, when weather permits Regular hours are 8-11 (April 11 – 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 House.…

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Pollinator Wednesday

Jun 14, 2023 9:00AM—12:00PM

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

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‚Äôs newest property and learn about native perennials that support our native butterflies, bees, and other pollinators. In warm months…

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Waterbird Survey

Jun 15, 2023 7:30AM—9:30AM

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

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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; 12 to 14…

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Field Work Friday

Jun 16, 2023 9:00AM—12:00PM

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

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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

Jun 16, 2023 8:30AM—11:30AM

Jug Bay Wetland Sanctuary - Visitor Center 1361 Wrighton Road 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 

Jun 20, 2023 8:00AM—11:00AM

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

Every Tuesday morning, when weather permits Regular hours are 8-11 (April 11 – 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 House.…

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Pollinator Wednesday

Jun 21, 2023 9:00AM—12:00PM

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

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‚Äôs newest property and learn about native perennials that support our native butterflies, bees, and other pollinators. In warm months…

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Field Work Friday

Jun 23, 2023 9:00AM—12:00PM

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

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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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Past | Archive

Everything Butterfly Garden 

Jun 06, 2023 8:00AM—11:00AM

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

Field Work Friday

Jun 02, 2023 9:00AM—12:00PM

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

Waterbird Survey

Jun 01, 2023 7:30AM—9:30AM

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

Pollinator Wednesday

May 31, 2023 9:00AM—12:00PM

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

Everything Butterfly Garden 

May 30, 2023 8:00AM—11:00AM

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

Field Work Friday

May 26, 2023 9:00AM—12:00PM

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