Resurveys of Wild Bee Communities (Apoidea: Anthophila) on The Dome in Pownal, Vermont, USA

Sampling event
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Bee surveys following the protocol and site locations from a baseline study conducted in 2015: King D, Milam J, Hardy S (2022). Native Bee Baseline and Effects Monitoring on the Green Mountain National Forest 2015. Sampling event dataset Surveys were conducted in May and September of 2020, as well as an incidental visit in May of 2022 focused on surveying Andrena cornelli.

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Hardy S, Sharp N, King D, Milam J (2023): Resurveys of Wild Bee Communities (Apoidea: Anthophila) on The Dome in Pownal, Vermont, USA. v1.2. Vermont Center for Ecostudies. Dataset/Samplingevent.


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Spencer Hardy
  • Metadata Provider
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Vermont Center for Ecostudies
Nathaniel Sharp
  • Originator
Field and Data Technician
Vermont Center for Ecostudies
Dave King
  • Originator
USFS Northern Research Station
Joan Milam
  • Originator
Adjunct Research Fellow
University of Massachusetts

Geographic Coverage

Green Mountain National Forest - The Dome

Bounding Coordinates South West [42.759, -73.191], North East [42.791, -73.148]

Taxonomic Coverage

Wild Bee Communities (Apoidea: Anthophila)

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 2020-05-22 / 2022-05-25

Project Data

Title Vermont Atlas of Live
Identifier VAL
Study Area Description State of Vermont
Design Description

The personnel involved in the project:

Kent Mcfarland

Sampling Methods

15 bee bowls (5 white, 5 yellow, and 5 blue) were deployed for 24 hours at each survey location. Additionally, netting was conducted for one day in May of 2022.

Study Extent The Dome - a unique fire adapted mountain peak in Pownal, Vermont, USA managed by the Green Mountain National Forest. Survey locations were distributed at regular intervals along the trail and distributed within and outside of the perimeter of a prescribed burn from April 2019.
Quality Control Identifications by Spencer Hardy, Joan Milam, and Michael Veit

Method step description:

  1. NA

Additional Metadata


Alternative Identifiers bb574d56-86aa-41f7-b37f-a4259c94dd9c