USFWS Bee surveys - Sandbar WMA, VT 2018

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16 March 2022
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Bee bowl and netting surveys done as part of an ongoing USFWS study of habitat restoration. The Vermont site is a 4.5 acre field planted with native grasses in 2015 within the Sandbar WMA.

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Ferguson M, Milam J (2022): USFWS Bee surveys - Sandbar WMA, VT 2018. v1.7. Vermont Center for Ecostudies. Dataset/Occurrence.


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GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: c7e1bea1-62c1-49e4-8778-0e1307193347.  Vermont Center for Ecostudies publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.


Occurrence; Occurrence


Mark Ferguson
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Vermont Fish & Wildlife
Joan Milam
  • Originator
University of Massachusetts,
Spencer Hardy
  • Metadata Provider
  • Processor
Project Coordinator
Vermont Center for Ecostudies
PO Box 420
05055 Norwich
Kent McFarland
  • Point Of Contact
Coservation Biologist
Vermont Center for Ecostudies
05055 Norwich

Geographic Coverage

Sandbar Wildlife Management Area

Bounding Coordinates South West [44.6, -73.232], North East [44.632, -73.205]

Project Data


Title USFWS Bee surveys
Design Description Bee bowls for 24 hours, sweep netting

The personnel involved in the project:

Mark Ferguson

Sampling Methods

Netting and bee bowls (8 yellow, 8 white, 8 blue) for ~24 hours

Study Extent A restored 4.5 acre field within Sandbar WMA
Quality Control Determinations by Joan Milam and Micheal Veit

Method step description:

  1. Most bees were pinned. Abundant species are stored in vials of ethanol.

Additional Metadata

Maintenance Description Created by the Vermont Center for Ecostudies. Metadata will be updated as information is available. Field work is ongoing.
Alternative Identifiers c7e1bea1-62c1-49e4-8778-0e1307193347