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Cool Facts about Box Turtles

Sun. May 19, 2013 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Jug Bay Wetland Sanctuary View Map Link

What can freeze solid in winter, hear through its feet, no vocal cords to make a sound, and walked the earth with the Dinosaurs? Box Turtles, of course!! Come and find out cool and amazing facts about this small forest gem that is disappearing from our landscape. Experience how scientists use special detection equipment to follow and study the lives of box turtles in the wild, and meet live adult turtles up close and personal. We’ll end with a walk to nearby areas that box turtles might call home. Refreshments provided. Adults and children ages 6 and older.

Registration is required. To register, call 410-741-9330 or e-mail Visit for information, directions and updates to our schedule.

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary is open to the public 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday. Glendening Preserve is open to the public 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. every day for hiking. Entrance Fees: Adults: $5, Children under 18: $3, Families: $10, Over 60: $3 and FOJB family membership (providing free admission): $25.


Contact: 410-741-9330
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