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BCGG Meeting - Feb. 28, 2017 - "Crafting your Yards and Gardens to Benefit Native Bees"

posted Feb 22, 2017, 6:08 AM by Bowie-Crofton Gardener
Sam Droege, of BIML will present the topic "Crafting your Yards and Gardens to Benefit Native Bees"
Sam Droege grew up in Hyattsville, Maryland, received an undergraduate degree at the University of Maryland and a Master’s at the State University of New York – Syracuse.  Most of his career has been spent 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 works on the design and evaluation of monitoring programs.  Currently he is developing an inventory and monitoring program for native bees along with online identification guides for North American bees at, and reviving the North American Bird Phenology Program (
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