Volunteer Opportunities

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Butterfly Gardening

Apr 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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Field Work Fridays

Apr 24, 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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Nature Preserve at Waysons Corner Clean Up 

Apr 25, 2020 9:00AM—11:00AM

Jug Bay's - Nature Preserve at Waysons Corner 
5490 Sands Road
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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Butterfly Gardening

Apr 28, 2020 9:00AM—11:00AM

Jug Bay's - Nature Preserve at Waysons Corner 
5490 Sands Road
Lothian, MD 20711

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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Waterbird Survey

Apr 30, 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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Field Work Fridays

May 01, 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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Jug Bay Canoe Guide Training

May 02, 2020 10:00AM—6:00PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary
1361 Wrighton Rd
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 session before leading trips. Dress accordingly to…

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Patuxent Wetland Park Clean Up

May 02, 2020 9:00AM—11:00AM

Jug Bay's - Patuxent Wetland Park 
1426 Mt. Zion Marlboro Rd
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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Butterfly Gardening

May 05, 2020 9:00AM—11:00AM

Jug Bay's - Nature Preserve at Waysons Corner 
5490 Sands Road
Lothian, MD 20711

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

May 08, 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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