Tag: Jug Bay

Magnificent Marsh Mammals

jug bay wetlands sanctuaryWhat mammals inhabit the lovely marshes at Jug Bay? Find out, and perhaps see some in person on an evening hike through the woods and along the edge of the marsh. Join Chuck Hatcher, Jug Bay’s resident expert on otters, for a 1-3 mile walk. Look and listen for signs of activity while Chuck shares interesting facts about these magnificent marsh mammals. Bring a flashlight. All ages. Free with $6 per vehicle park entrance fee. Registration and current health guidelines required. To register go to www.jugbay.org Event Calendar and click on the event.

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jug bay wetlands sanctuary logoJoin a Jug Bay Naturalist for a free guided tour of the Marsh Boardwalk to discover the wonderful and unique plants and animals found here at the Sanctuary! A brief history of the Sanctuary will be included. Tour is approximately 45 minutes in length and is free with the $6 vehicle entrance fee to the park. No registration is required. Meet outside the McCann Wetlands Center (visitor center) promptly at 1pm.

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jug bay wetlands sanctuary logoJoin a Jug Bay Naturalist for a free guided tour of the Marsh Boardwalk to discover the wonderful and unique plants and animals found here at the Sanctuary! A brief history of the Sanctuary will be included. Tour is approximately 45 minutes in length and is free with the $6 vehicle entrance fee to the park. No registration is required. Meet outside the McCann Wetlands Center (visitor center) promptly at 1pm.

More info.

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jug bay wetlands sanctuary logoJoin a Jug Bay Naturalist for a free guided tour of the Marsh Boardwalk to discover the wonderful and unique plants and animals found here at the Sanctuary! A brief history of the Sanctuary will be included. Tour is approximately 45 minutes in length and is free with the $6 vehicle entrance fee to the park. No registration is required. Meet outside the McCann Wetlands Center (visitor center) promptly at 1pm.

More info.

GreenGive 2022 PartnerFriends of Jug Bay is a GreenGive partner

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Saturday Bird Walk

jug bay wetlands sanctuaryJoin an avid Jug Bay birder to learn skills for identifying birds by sight and sound. Novice and experienced birders are welcome on this 2-3 mile walk to explore the forests and wetlands in search of the 250+ species of birds that call Jug Bay home, or migrate through.

Wear comfortable walking shoes, dress for the weather, and bring a spotting scope and binoculars if you have them. Ages 12 and older. Free with $6 per vehicle park entrance fee. Gate opens at 6:45 am for a 7 am prompt start time.

Current health guidelines and registration required. Space is limited. To register go to www. jugbay.org Event Calendar and click on the event.

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jug bay wetlands sanctuary logoJoin a Jug Bay Naturalist for a free guided tour of the Marsh Boardwalk to discover the wonderful and unique plants and animals found here at the Sanctuary! A brief history of the Sanctuary will be included. Tour is approximately 45 minutes in length and is free with the $6 vehicle entrance fee to the park. No registration is required. Meet outside the McCann Wetlands Center (visitor center) promptly at 1pm.

More info.

GreenGive 2022 PartnerFriends of Jug Bay is a GreenGive partner

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Waterbird Survey

jug bay wetlands sanctuaryJoin 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. Free (entrance fee waived).

Wear comfortable walking shoes, dress for the weather, and bring a spotting scope and binoculars if you have them. Ages 12 and older. Free with $6 per vehicle park entrance fee. Gate opens at 6:45 am for a 7 am prompt start time.

Current health guidelines will be required. COVID mask, social distancing, and registration required. To register go to www. jugbay.org Event Calendar and click on the event.

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jug bay wetlands sanctuary logoJoin a Jug Bay Naturalist for a free guided tour of the Marsh Boardwalk to discover the wonderful and unique plants and animals found here at the Sanctuary! A brief history of the Sanctuary will be included. Tour is approximately 45 minutes in length and is free with the $6 vehicle entrance fee to the park. No registration is required. Meet outside the McCann Wetlands Center (visitor center) promptly at 1pm.

More info.

GreenGive 2022 PartnerFriends of Jug Bay is a GreenGive partner

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Magnificent Marsh Mammals

jug bay wetlands sanctuaryWhat mammals inhabit the lovely marshes at Jug Bay? Find out, and perhaps see some in person on an evening hike through the woods and along the edge of the marsh. Join Chuck Hatcher, Jug Bay’s resident expert on otters, for a 1-3 mile walk. Look and listen for signs of activity while Chuck shares interesting facts about these magnificent marsh mammals. Bring a flashlight. All ages. Free with $6 per vehicle park entrance fee. Registration and current health guidelines required. To register go to www.jugbay.org Event Calendar and click on the event.

GreenGive 2022 PartnerFriends of Jug Bay is a GreenGive partner.

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Become a Vernal Pool Monitor

jug bay wetlands sanctuaryJoin Jug Bay’s volunteer team to survey our ten vernal pools throughout the 2022 season, beginning Feb 1 and ending May 30. Volunteers will receive an introduction to vernal pools, water quality monitoring, and our methods for sampling for animal life. Volunteers are expected to commit to visiting our pools once per month for 4-6 hours throughout the survey season which includes off-trail hiking. Registration and current health guidelines required. Ages 16 and older. Free. To register go to www.jugbay.org, Event Calendar and click on the event. For questions call 410-222-8006 or email jugbay@aacounty.org.

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jug bay wetlands sanctuary logoJoin a Jug Bay Naturalist for a free guided tour of the Marsh Boardwalk to discover the wonderful and unique plants and animals found here at the Sanctuary! A brief history of the Sanctuary will be included. Tour is approximately 45 minutes in length and is free with the $6 vehicle entrance fee to the park. No registration is required. Meet outside the McCann Wetlands Center (visitor center) promptly at 1pm.

More info.

GreenGive 2022 PartnerFriends of Jug Bay is a GreenGive partner

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Waterbird Survey

jug bay wetlands sanctuaryJoin 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. Free (entrance fee waived).

Wear comfortable walking shoes, dress for the weather, and bring a spotting scope and binoculars if you have them. Ages 12 and older. Free with $6 per vehicle park entrance fee. Gate opens at 6:45 am for a 7 am prompt start time.

Current health guidelines will be required. COVID mask, social distancing, and registration required. To register go to www. jugbay.org Event Calendar and click on the event.

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skunk cabbage

Skunk Cabbage Swamp Stomp

jug bay wetlands sanctuary

Join 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. Ages: 12+. Fee: $5 per person. Registration and current health guidelines required. To register go to www.jugbay.org, Event Calendar and click on the event.

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jug bay wetlands sanctuary logoJoin a Jug Bay Naturalist for a free guided tour of the Marsh Boardwalk to discover the wonderful and unique plants and animals found here at the Sanctuary! A brief history of the Sanctuary will be included. Tour is approximately 45 minutes in length and is free with the $6 vehicle entrance fee to the park. No registration is required. Meet outside the McCann Wetlands Center (visitor center) promptly at 1pm.

More info.

GreenGive 2022 PartnerFriends of Jug Bay is a GreenGive partner

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jug bay wetlands sanctuary logoJoin a Jug Bay Naturalist for a free guided tour of the Marsh Boardwalk to discover the wonderful and unique plants and animals found here at the Sanctuary! A brief history of the Sanctuary will be included. Tour is approximately 45 minutes in length and is free with the $6 vehicle entrance fee to the park. No registration is required. Meet outside the McCann Wetlands Center (visitor center) promptly at 1pm.

More info.

GreenGive 2022 PartnerFriends of Jug Bay is a GreenGive partner

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Magnificent Marsh Mammals

jug bay wetlands sanctuaryWhat mammals inhabit the lovely marshes at Jug Bay? Find out, and perhaps see some in person on an evening hike through the woods and along the edge of the marsh. Join Chuck Hatcher, Jug Bay’s resident expert on otters, for a 1-3 mile walk. Look and listen for signs of activity while Chuck shares interesting facts about these magnificent marsh mammals. Bring a flashlight. All ages. Free with $6 per vehicle park entrance fee. Registration and current health guidelines required. To register go to www.jugbay.org Event Calendar and click on the event.

GreenGive 2022 PartnerFriends of Jug Bay is a GreenGive partner.

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Magnificent Marsh Mammals

jug bay wetlands sanctuaryWhat mammals inhabit the lovely marshes at Jug Bay? Find out, and perhaps see some in person on an evening hike through the woods and along the edge of the marsh. Join Chuck Hatcher, Jug Bay’s resident expert on otters, for a 1-3 mile walk. Look and listen for signs of activity while Chuck shares interesting facts about these magnificent marsh mammals. Bring a flashlight. All ages. Free with $6 per vehicle park entrance fee. Registration and current health guidelines required. To register go to www.jugbay.org Event Calendar and click on the event.

GreenGive 2022 PartnerFriends of Jug Bay is a GreenGive partner.

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Waterbird Survey

jug bay wetlands sanctuaryJoin 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. Free (entrance fee waived).

Wear comfortable walking shoes, dress for the weather, and bring a spotting scope and binoculars if you have them. Ages 12 and older. Free with $6 per vehicle park entrance fee. Gate opens at 6:45 am for a 7 am prompt start time.

Current health guidelines will be required. COVID mask, social distancing, and registration required. To register go to www. jugbay.org Event Calendar and click on the event.

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Saturday Bird Walk

jug bay wetlands sanctuaryJoin an avid Jug Bay birder to learn skills for identifying birds by sight and sound. Novice and experienced birders are welcome on this 2-3 mile walk to explore the forests and wetlands in search of the 250+ species of birds that call Jug Bay home, or migrate through.

Wear comfortable walking shoes, dress for the weather, and bring a spotting scope and binoculars if you have them. Ages 12 and older. Free with $6 per vehicle park entrance fee. Gate opens at 6:45 am for a 7 am prompt start time.

Current health guidelines and registration required. Space is limited. To register go to www. jugbay.org Event Calendar and click on the event.

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Jug Bay
jug bay wetlands sanctuaryJoin fellow gardeners, butterfly watchers and native plant enthusiasts in the butterfly garden. Volunteers weed, water, prune and otherwise maintain the Butterfly Garden at the Glendening Preserve’s Plummer House at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. 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 take plants and cuttings home for their own gardens. Bring work gloves, a snack, a refillable water bottle, hat and sunscreen and clothes and shoes that can get dirty. Registration is not required and walk-ins are welcome!
Ages: Open to anyone willing to work
Time: 9 – 11 am
Place:Glendening Nature Preserve (Plummer entrance), 5702 Plummer Ln, Lothian, MD 20711
Contact jugbay@aacounty.org or call 410-222-8006 for more information.

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