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Hardy S, Sefchick J, Bertrand J (2023): Insect Specimens from Trap Nests deployed in Vermont, USA. v1.0. Vermont Center for Ecostudies. Dataset/Samplingevent. https://ipt.vtatlasoflife.org/resource?r=trapnests&v=1.0
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|Bounding Coordinates||South West [42.65, -73.608], North East [45.151, -71.279]|
No Description available
|Start Date / End Date||2021-04-30 / 2021-11-30|
|Title||Vermont Atlas of Live|
|Study Area Description||State of Vermont|
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Trap designs varied. A commercially available "bee hotel" with bamboo tubes of various sizes was used in East Montpelier, while Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge traps were made from local plant stems and dimensional lumber with small holes drilled in the end.
|Study Extent||Traps were deployed at ~6 locations throughout Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge in the spring of 2021. An additional trap was set in East Montpelier, Vermont, USA in July of 2021.|
|Quality Control||Specimens determined by Spencer Hardy|
Method step description:
- Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge traps were brought into an unheated shop in November and later brought into a heated office where many of the bees emerged and escaped their individual containers, rending the specific trap location unknown. Filled tubes from the East Montpelier trap were brought indoors in April of 2022.