Presentation by Bee Expert Sam Droege

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Thursday, May 7, 2020
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Bethel Lutheran Church


Sam Droege has been spent most of his career at the USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center.  He has coordinated the North American Breeding Bird Survey Program, developed the North American Amphibian Monitoring Program, the BioBlitz, Cricket Crawl, and FrogwatchUSA programs and worked on the design and evaluation of monitoring programs.  Currently he is developing an inventory and monitoring program for native bees, online identification guides for North American bees at, and with Jessica Zelt reviving the North American Bird Phenology Program.  His group maintains high resolution photographs of insects and other macro natural history objects at:

Male Bee (Augochloropsis metallica) - Photo by Brooke Googins

Male Sweat Bee (Augochloropsis metallica)
Photo by Brooke Googins at