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Beeing Up Close Photography Exhibit

Date: 5:00pm - 7:00pm EDT April 1, 2016

First Friday art exhibit with photographs by Sam Droege. 

Sam Droege grew up in Hyattsville, received an undergraduate degree from 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 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 www.discoverlife.org, and with Eric Ross reviving the North American Bird Phenology Program. 

Come enjoy an evening in Downtown Chestertown. This event will kick off our month-long series of events on Pollinators. Come meet the photographer, Sam Droege. 

Droege will be present to answer questions about his photographs, and will give a lecture later in the month on April 19th at 5:30 pm in Hynson Lounge on the college campus. His lecture will examine the 430 native Maryland bee species, and what we can do to help them! After his lecture, Droege will be available to sign his book, Bees: An Up-Close Look at Pollinators Around the World. 


This event is presented by: The Center for Environment & Society, SANDBOX initiative, the McLain Program, and the Department of Environmental Science and Studies


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