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Welcome to Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary!

Our mission is to increase awareness, understanding, and appreciation of estuarine and other natural ecosystems and their conservation through outdoor education, research, stewardship, and volunteering.

Upcoming Park Closures

Glendening Nature Preserve will be CLOSED for deer management on the following days from 5am – 1pm:
Friday, November 10
Wednesday, November 15
Wednesday, November 29
Wednesday, December 6
Friday, December 15
Wednesday, December 20
Friday, January 5
Friday, January 19
Wednesday, January 24

The Sanctuary Proper will be CLOSED for deer management on the following days from 5am - 1pm: 

Thursday, November 9
Monday, November 13
Tuesday, November 28
Thursday, January 4
Tuesday, January 16
Monday, January 29

There will be an ongoing hunt at the Sanctuary Proper on the following dates. Sanctuary hours will continue as normal.

Friday, December 1
Monday, December 4 - Thursday, December 7
Monday, December 11 - Friday, December 15
Monday, December 18 - Friday, December 22