Tag: Friends of Jug Bay

Jug Bayjug bay wetlands sanctuaryJoin Annapolis Green at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary for a Patuxent River Cleanup by Canoe. We will having fun on the Patuxent and Western Branch picking up trash along the way. If the tide is low, some folks can walk into the firmer parts of the marsh and to reach any trash.

We’ll start promptly at 10 am. Canoes, paddles, PFDs, bags, and gloves will be provided. Bring plenty of water, sunscreen, sun hat, sunglasses, a lunch, and closed toe shoes that can get wet. Bring a grabber stick if you have one. For ages 13 and older.

For questions about the wetlands sanctuary, call 410-222-8006. The numbers will be limited. RSVP will be online via Annapolis Green. Stay tuned.

GreenGiveThe GreenGive is a local, environmentally-focused, online initiative designed to both raise funds and expand residents’ and businesses’ engagement with local environmental organizations, issues, projects and actions.

On May 12-13, 2020, we invite the Annapolis and Anne Arundel County community to join with us to support clean water in our own communities. Through an interactive online platform, individuals and businesses are invited to invest in clean water by donating to any of the 2020 GreenGive partners listed below.

  • Annapolis Green
  • Arundel Rivers Federation
  • Clear Shark H2O
  • Friends of Jug Bay
  • Scenic Rivers Land Trust
  • Severn Riverkeeper
  • Spa Creek Conservancy
  • St. Luke’s Restoration of Nature
  • Unity Gardens
  • Watershed Stewards Academy

More information to come. Read about last year’s GreenGive.

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Anne Arundel Celebrates Earth Day!

GreenGive

Join the GreenGive organizations — Annapolis Green, Arundel Rivers Federation, ClearShark H2O, Friends of Jug Bay, Scenic Rivers Land Trust, Severn River Association, Severn Riverkeeper, Spa Creek Conservancy, St. Luke’s Restoration of Nature, Unity Gardens, Watershed Stewards Academy, (entries in green) — as we collaborate with local environmental partners — Maryland Hall, Arlington Echo Outdoor Education Center, Anne Arundel County Watershed Protection and Restoration Program, National Aquarium, Annapolis Maritime Museum (entries in blue) — to celebrate Earth Day through the end of April! Even while social distancing, there are many ways to make your celebration of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day informative and fun! Read on!

Join a Jug Bay Naturalist for a free guided tour of the wetland boardwalk to discover the wonderful and unique plants and animals found here at the Sanctuary! Tour is approximately 45 minutes in length and $6 vehicle entrance fee to the park is required. There is no participant limit and no registration is required. Meet inside the McCann Wetlands Center (visitor center) promptly at 1pm.

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friends of jug bay logoJoin a Jug Bay Naturalist for a free guided tour of the wetland boardwalk to discover the wonderful and unique plants and animals found here at the Sanctuary! Tour is approximately 45 minutes in length and $6 vehicle entrance fee to the park is required. There is no participant limit and no registration is required. Meet inside the McCann Wetlands Center (visitor center) promptly at 1pm.

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Bird Walk

friends of jug bay logoLearn the skills of identifying birds by sight and sound on a guided hike with an experienced birder. Binoculars and field guides are available to borrow. Wear comfortable walking shoes and dress for the weather.

For ages: 12 and up. Fee: $6 per vehicle entrance fee

Registration: Call 410-222-8006 or e-mail jugbay@aacounty.org. If e-mailing, please include program name, participant name(s), indicate adult or child, and contact phone number.

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friends of jug bay logoJoin a Jug Bay Naturalist for a free guided tour of the wetland boardwalk to discover the wonderful and unique plants and animals found here at the Sanctuary! Tour is approximately 45 minutes in length and $6 vehicle entrance fee to the park is required. There is no participant limit and no registration is required. Meet inside the McCann Wetlands Center (visitor center) promptly at 1pm.

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Skunk Cabbage Swamp Stomp

friends of jug bay logoJoin volunteer Siobhan Percey who studied skunk cabbage and learned a lot about this unusual wetland inhabitant. Walk off-trail to visit this fascinating plant, in bloom, along the swamp edges.

Wear boots that can get wet. Bring a small flashlight if you have one.

For ages 12+. Free with $6 vehicle admission fee. Registration required: 410-741-9330 or email jugbay@aacounty.org

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friends of jug bay logoJoin a Jug Bay Naturalist for a free guided tour of the wetland boardwalk to discover the wonderful and unique plants and animals found here at the Sanctuary! Tour is approximately 45 minutes in length and $6 vehicle entrance fee to the park is required. There is no participant limit and no registration is required. Meet inside the McCann Wetlands Center (visitor center) promptly at 1pm.

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Soup and Science: Lecture

friends of jug bay logoSpend a Sunday afternoon at the first of Jug Bay’s 2020 Soup and Science series. From noon to 1 pm, enjoy homemade soup and fresh bread, and catch up with friends and colleagues. Then sit back with dessert and enjoy listening to guest speaker Dr. Zachary Singer.
For ages 16+. Admission fee $5 per person for non Friends of Jug Bay (FOJB) members, paid at lecture. FOJB members are admitted free.

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