Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary and Center

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Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary and Center
1361 Wrighton Rd.
Lothian, MD 20711
410-741-9330
https://jugbay.org
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The Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary consists of more than 1400 acres of tidal freshwater wetlands, forests, meadows and fields along the Patuxent River. The sanctuary is located in southern Anne Arundel County, just 20 miles from both Washington D.C. and Annapolis. The wetlands, with large stands of aquatic plants, are home to many birds, fish, reptiles, and mammals. The Sanctuary is also one of the estuarine sites within the Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve System, Maryland — a research and education program administered by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. This complex includes: Glendening Preserve, Plummer House (Glendening Preserve), River Farm, Patuxent Wetland Park, and Wootons Landing Wetland Park

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