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Liana Vitali added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted September 23, 2022

Friday, 10/21/2022: Jug Bay Campfire Chat: Native History along the Patuxent River with Rico Newman and Stephanie Sperling (Lothian, MD)

Join us for a night at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary and journey back in time to learn about Maryland Indian life along the Patuxent River. Considered a hotbed of Native American activity, archaeological studies at Jug Bay have identified nearly 25 sites spanning at least 12,000 years of Native inhabitation or nearly the entire length…

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Liana Vitali added a new Announcement in Chesapeake Network

Posted June 15, 2022

Volunteers Needed: Nature Escape: Mini-Camp in Anne Arundel County (Aug 22-26, 9am-12pm)

We are seeking volunteers for Anne Arundel County’s Nature Escape: Mini-Camp the week of August 22-26, 2022, 9 am-12 pm. Nature Escape strives to engage children in a week full of morning activities, games, and crafts designed to disconnect children from their screens and connect them to nature. Nature Escape: Mini-Camp serves to both bridge…

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Liana Vitali added a new Program in Chesapeake Network

Posted March 29, 2022

Space Still Available – Jug Bay Tree Canopy Survey Volunteer

If you like bugs, science, and the outdoors, we have the perfect citizen science project for you! We are seeking volunteers to help carry out a tree canopy survey for Emerald Ash Borers that may be present in the forests of Jug Bay. Volunteers will receive a full field training in field methods and insect…

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Liana Vitali added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted February 24, 2022

Saturday, 03/12/2022: Bluebird Nestbox Volunteer Training at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary (Lothian, MD)

Do you love birds? Especially baby birds? We are seeking volunteers to monitor our bluebird boxes at Glendening Nature Preserve and River Farm properties through October 2022! There are 15 boxes in total and monitoring involves visiting each box, determining which species is using it by the nest construction, counting eggs, hatchlings, and fledglings, and…

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Liana Vitali added a new Announcement in Chesapeake Network

Posted January 12, 2022

Become a Vernal Pool Monitoring Volunteer at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary! (Lothian, MD)

Join our 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…

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Liana Vitali added a new Announcement in Chesapeake Network

Posted November 29, 2021

Applications Open: Three (3) Summer Research/Education Internships Available at Jug Bay (PAID)

See the attached flyer for information and application details. All applications are due by March 18th, 2022.

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Liana Vitali added a new Job in Chesapeake Network

Posted November 3, 2021

Sanctuary Education Coordinator – Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary (Part-time) (Lothian, MD)

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary is hiring a PT Education Coordinator! Details can be found on the attached job announcements. Position is open until filled.

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Liana Vitali added a new Job in Chesapeake Network

Posted September 7, 2021

PT Education Coordinator: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary is excited to announce a position opening for a part-time Education Coordinator with competitive pay in a stunning work environment. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. The position is open until filled. See the attached announcement for details!

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Liana Vitali added a new Announcement in Chesapeake Network

Posted June 30, 2021

Volunteer Opportunity: Nature Escape Mini-Camp!

Anne Arundel County’s popular child-directed, screen-free nature program is back with a summer twist! Join our amazing group of volunteers to help deliver an affordable nature-immersive camp-like experience that will occur for one week simultaneously across five county parks! Details in the flyer below and also available by contacting Naturalist Liana Vitali at rpvita23@aacounty.org today!

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Liana Vitali added a new Program in Chesapeake Network

Posted June 21, 2021

Field Work Fridays at Jug Bay!

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.

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Liana Vitali added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted March 18, 2021

Wednesday, May 26, 2021: Nature Escape is BACK for Spring 2021!

Turn off your computers and escape to the parks every week this spring! Park Rangers from across our county have worked together to create Nature Escape, a weekly screen-free outdoor learning and free play experience that aims to provide a safe, creative, and energetic outlet. Each week children will explore a different theme in nature…

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Liana Vitali added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted March 18, 2021

Wednesday, May 19, 2021: Nature Escape is BACK for Spring 2021!

Turn off your computers and escape to the parks every week this spring! Park Rangers from across our county have worked together to create Nature Escape, a weekly screen-free outdoor learning and free play experience that aims to provide a safe, creative, and energetic outlet. Each week children will explore a different theme in nature…

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Liana Vitali added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted March 18, 2021

Wednesday, May 12, 2021: Nature Escape is BACK for Spring 2021!

Turn off your computers and escape to the parks every week this spring! Park Rangers from across our county have worked together to create Nature Escape, a weekly screen-free outdoor learning and free play experience that aims to provide a safe, creative, and energetic outlet. Each week children will explore a different theme in nature…

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Liana Vitali added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted March 18, 2021

Wednesday, May 5, 2021: Nature Escape is BACK for Spring 2021!

Turn off your computers and escape to the parks every week this spring! Park Rangers from across our county have worked together to create Nature Escape, a weekly screen-free outdoor learning and free play experience that aims to provide a safe, creative, and energetic outlet. Each week children will explore a different theme in nature…

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Liana Vitali added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted March 18, 2021

Wednesday, April 28, 2021: Nature Escape is BACK for Spring 2021!

Turn off your computers and escape to the parks every week this spring! Park Rangers from across our county have worked together to create Nature Escape, a weekly screen-free outdoor learning and free play experience that aims to provide a safe, creative, and energetic outlet. Each week children will explore a different theme in nature…

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Liana Vitali added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted March 18, 2021

Wednesday, April 21, 2021: Nature Escape is BACK for Spring 2021!

Turn off your computers and escape to the parks every week this spring! Park Rangers from across our county have worked together to create Nature Escape, a weekly screen-free outdoor learning and free play experience that aims to provide a safe, creative, and energetic outlet. Each week children will explore a different theme in nature…

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Liana Vitali added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted March 18, 2021

Wednesday, April 14, 2021: Nature Escape is BACK for Spring 2021!

Turn off your computers and escape to the parks every week this spring! Park Rangers from across our county have worked together to create Nature Escape, a weekly screen-free outdoor learning and free play experience that aims to provide a safe, creative, and energetic outlet. Each week children will explore a different theme in nature…

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Liana Vitali added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted March 18, 2021

Wednesday, April 7, 2021: Nature Escape is BACK for Spring 2021!

Turn off your computers and escape to the parks every week this spring! Park Rangers from across our county have worked together to create Nature Escape, a weekly screen-free outdoor learning and free play experience that aims to provide a safe, creative, and energetic outlet. Each week children will explore a different theme in nature…

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Liana Vitali added a new Program in Chesapeake Network

Posted March 4, 2021

Volunteer Opportunity: Anne Arundel Nature Escape – Spaces still available to help at London Town, Downs Park, South River Farm, Lake Waterford

A few  spaces are available to join the Nature Escape volunteer team! The deadline to register is March 19. Volunteers receive full training, work alongside experienced park rangers, and provide a safe, outdoor nature play experience for 6-10 year old children in Anne Arundel County. See the attached flyer to learn more and sign up!

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Liana Vitali added a new Announcement in Chesapeake Network

Posted February 19, 2021

It’s back! Anne Arundel County’s Nature Escape Program – Volunteer Opportunity

It’s back! We are thrilled to launch the spring edition of our popular new Nature Escape program in our county parks in a few short weeks. We have expanded the program and are seeking volunteers who can commit to helping for the entire eight (8) week program at a park of your choosing. Check out…

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Liana Vitali added a new Announcement in Chesapeake Network

Posted February 16, 2021

Upcoming spring field work opportunities at Jug Bay!

Getting spring fever? We have plenty of upcoming opportunities to get you outside in meaningful ways! Join us in the field this spring to support our stewardship and citizen science projects. Learn more at www.jugbay.org today!

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Liana Vitali added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted December 1, 2020

January 9, 2021: Jug Bay Vernal Pools Training Workshop (Virtual) (Lothian, MD)

Do you love frogs, salamanders, and healthy water habitats? We are seeking volunteers for our 2021 vernal pool monitoring season!  Join our volunteer team to survey our 10+ vernal pools throughout the 2021 season, beginning Feb 1 and ending May 30. In this virtual workshop, volunteers will receive an introduction to vernal pools, water quality…

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Liana Vitali added a new Announcement in Chesapeake Network

Posted November 23, 2020

Applications Now Open: Four (4) Paid Summer Undergraduate Research Internships at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

Applications Now Open: Four (4) Paid Summer Undergraduate Research Internships at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Deadline: March 26th, 2021 Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary is one of ten parks operated by the Anne Arundel County Department of Recreation and Parks. It is also one of three sites that comprise the Maryland Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. It…

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Liana Vitali added a new Announcement in Chesapeake Network

Posted September 15, 2020

Registration Now Open for Anne Arundel County Nature Escape!

Park Rangers from across Anne Arundel County have worked together to create Nature Escape, a weekly screen-free outdoor learning and free play experience that aims to provide a safe, creative, and energetic outlet. Each week children will explore a different theme in nature from Animal Homes and Water Worlds, to Geology and Mindfulness in Nature…

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Liana Vitali added a new Announcement in Chesapeake Network

Posted September 1, 2020

Outdoor Education Volunteer Opportunity (Fort Smallwood & Beverly Triton Parks): Anne Arundel County’s Nature Escape Program

*Volunteers now needed for Fort Smallwood Park & Beverly Triton Park* We have received incredible support for our other parks – thank you! ______________________________ Hello! The children of Anne Arundel County (and almost everywhere!) are experiencing extraordinary adaptations to their curriculum platforms for the Fall 2020 school year. Thousands of elementary-aged students will log onto…

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Liana Vitali added a new Announcement in Chesapeake Network

Posted August 26, 2020

Outdoor Education Volunteer Opportunity: Anne Arundel County’s Nature Escape Program

Hello! The children of Anne Arundel County (and almost everywhere!) are experiencing extraordinary adaptations to their curriculum platforms for the Fall 2020 school year. Thousands of elementary-aged students will log onto computers each day of the week during specific times to attend their virtual learning classrooms from September through December. The Recreation & Parks Department…

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Liana Vitali added a new Job in Chesapeake Network

Posted July 17, 2019

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary- Office Manager

Deadline Fast Approaching! Please see the attached announcement for an Officer Manager (PT) to work at beautiful Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. Email Superintendent Dr. Patricia Delgado with your application package or with any questions – rpdelg88@aacounty.org.

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Posted July 3, 2019

Office Manager (Part-Time)- Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary is no hiring for a part time Office Manager. Please view the attached announcement for details.

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Liana Vitali added a new Job in Chesapeake Network

Posted May 29, 2019

Sanctuary Education Coordinator – Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary (Part-time)

LOCATION:  Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, 1361 Wrighton Road, Lothian MD 20711 OPEN PERIOD: May 29, 2019 – June 19, 2019 BASE SALARY: $20.00 / hr (non-negotiable) POSITION INFORMATION: Permanent Part-Time (1400 hours) WORK PERIOD: Year round WORK SCHEDULE: 2-3 week days AND one weekend day Main Duties Designs, schedules, and teaches Sanctuary Classroom in the…

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Liana Vitali added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted April 30, 2019

Camp Pandion – A Jug Bay Summer Camp for Adults!

This is the camp for the adventure-seekers, the outdoor-wanderers, the adults of summer who for just one weekend, want to pretend like they never grew up. Introducing Camp Pandion – a summer camp for participants 21+ years who won’t let age stop them from SUPing the river, mucking the marsh, capturing the flag, practicing yoga…

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Liana Vitali added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted April 30, 2019

Get WILD! Project WILD Training Workshop

Are you a parent, teacher, scout leader, or all around educator looking for creative ways to engage children in hands-on, nature-based learning? Then our Project WILD training workshop is for you! Project WILD is an interdisciplinary conservation and environmental education program emphasizing wildlife and the environment. Registered participants will spend the day learning about Project…

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Liana Vitali added a new Job in Chesapeake Network

Posted April 30, 2019

Summer Camp Counselor – Anne Arundel Recreation & Parks

LOCATION:  Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, 1361 Wrighton Road, Lothian MD 20711 OPEN PERIOD: Monday, April 1, 2019 – open until filled BASE SALARY: $14.50 / hr POSITION INFORMATION: Part-Time (700 hours) WORK PERIOD: May 16 to Aug 28, 2019 with potential for annual renewal WORK SCHEDULE: Five, eight and a half (8.5) hour days/week, including 30 min…

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Liana Vitali added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted September 11, 2018

Volunteer Naturalists Open House at Jug Bay!

Share your wonder for the Maryland natural world with learners of all ages! Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary is currently recruiting Volunteer Naturalists to help lead our Classrooms in the Field outdoor field trip programs. Volunteer Naturalists assist with leading 2-4 hour education programs for students K-12 in the spring (March-May), summer (June – Aug), and…

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Liana Vitali added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted August 22, 2018

Become at Volunteer Naturalist at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary!

Share your wonder for the Maryland natural world with learners of all ages! Attend our Volunteer Naturalist Open House event on Saturday, September 15 from 10am to 12pm at the McCann Wetlands Center (1361 Wrighton Rd Lothian MD 20711). Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary is currently recruiting Volunteer Naturalists to lead our Classrooms in the Field…

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Liana Vitali added a new Announcement in Chesapeake Network

Posted July 2, 2018

New: 10 Week Fall Forest Preschool Program at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

Let your child’s natural born curiosity bloom this fall during our 10 week Forest Preschool program! Rain or shine, we’ll spend every morning (M/W/F or T/TH) outdoors engaged in hands-on, nature-themed play and activities designed to encourage independent thinking, observation, and discoveries in the natural world. Ages: 4-6, children must be potty-trained. Dates: Sept 10…

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Liana Vitali added a new Announcement in Chesapeake Network

Posted July 2, 2018

Brand New Ultimate River Watersports Camp at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

When: July 30 to Aug 3, 2018 Where: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, southern Anne Arundel County, MD Ages: 12-16 Description: Experience this brand new river watersports camp only available to 10 campers this summer. Nationally-assessed instructors will build your child’s skills and confidence in canoeing, kayaking, and stand up paddle-boarding (SUPing) all around the beautiful Jug Bay…

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Liana Vitali added a new Announcement in Chesapeake Network

Posted May 11, 2018

Graduate level environmental literacy and systems thinking course for educators hosted this June at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

The University of Maryland and Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary are announcing the launch of a three-credit UMD environmental science course for teachers at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary this coming June entitled Teachers on the Estuary: Researching, Learning, & Teaching in Environmental Science. This course focuses on helping teachers (K-12) to bring environmental literacy and systems thinking to their classrooms…

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Posted May 7, 2018

Forest Preschool Week at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

Mon, May 21 – Fri, May 25, 9am – 12pm Let your child’s natural born curiosity bloom alongside our meadow wildflowers this spring during our week long Forest Preschool program. Rain or shine, we’ll spend every morning outdoors engaged in hands-on, nature-themed play and activities designed to encourage independent thinking, observation, and discoveries in the…

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Liana Vitali added a new Job in Chesapeake Network

Posted March 21, 2018

Deadline Extended to April 1, 2018: Summer Education Internship at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

Deadline Extended to April 1, 2018: Education Internship (Paid) This 12-week, 32 hour/week internship will focus on promoting Jug Bay’s education goals through the development of new curriculum, film vignettes, and provide input into the development of an education portal for the Jug Bay website.  The successful applicant will have a demonstrated interest and passion…

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Liana Vitali added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted January 29, 2018

Jug Bay Volunteer Naturalist Open House

Share your wonder for the Maryland natural world with learners of all ages! Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary is currently recruiting Volunteer Naturalists to lead our Classrooms in the Field outdoor field trip programs. Volunteer Naturalists assist with leading 2-4 hour education programs for students K-12 in the spring (March-May), summer (June – Aug), and fall…

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Liana Vitali added a new Announcement in Chesapeake Network

Posted January 11, 2018

Seeking Volunteer Naturalists at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

Share your wonder for the Maryland natural world with learners of all ages! Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary is currently recruiting Volunteer Naturalists to lead our Classrooms in the Field outdoor field trip programs. Volunteer Naturalists assist with leading 2-4 hour education programs for students K-12 in the spring (March-May), summer (June – Aug), and fall…

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Liana Vitali added a new Announcement in Chesapeake Network

Posted November 7, 2017

Now Hiring: Naturalist & Outreach Coordinator (part-time) – Jug Bay

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, located in southern Anne Arundel County, MD, is now hiring a Naturalist & Outreach Coordinator (part-time). Please see the attached job announcement for a description of duties and instructions for applying for the position. Please share with any individuals or groups you feel may be interested in this opportunity.PT Naturalist Position Description 2018

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Liana Vitali added a new Announcement in Chesapeake Network

Posted February 16, 2017

Spring Break Youth Programs at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary’s Spring Break programs are designed to engage youth in the natural world through exploration and creative expression. Spring Break in the Park takes children on a full day, outdoor adventure to get hands-on in the forests and wetlands of Jug Bay. Our Science Art Studio will introduce children to a variety…

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Posted February 6, 2017

Three Weeks Left to Apply: Jug Bay Undergraduate/Graduate Summer Research Internship

Applications for Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Undergraduate/Graduate Summer Research Internship Program are due Monday, February 27, 2017. This compensated internship is open to qualified undergraduate and graduate students who will conduct a summer research project within Sanctuary grounds under the mentorship of a staff member or an associated researcher. Research themes include: Monitoring Jug Bay…

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