RE: [beemonitoring] Common Bees of Washington D.C. - And a call for similar lists
You are our hero...
Sam Droege Sam_Droege@...
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would have made him with an appetite for sand- I mean
a man with the least little bit of common sense.
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"Gretchen LeBuhn" <lebuhn@...>
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I’m happy to post any and all of these on the bee monitoring website – we’re working on upgrading it anyway.
Department of Biology
San Francisco State University
San Francisco, CA 94132
From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of T'ai Roulston
Sent: Tuesday, 19 December 2006 12:21 PM
Subject: Re: [beemonitoring] Common Bees of Washington D.C. - And a call for similar lists
If you don't find a better place to post it, I could post the common
bees of Washington, DC list as a separate web page on my own web
site, which includes my ongoing list of bees from my field station
It would be best, however, to have it as part of a broader
compilation, if anyone has one or is working on one.
At 10:12 AM 12/19/2006, you wrote:
>Attached is a list of the common bees of the Washington D.C. area,
>based on our surveys over the past several years. While we do plan
>to publish a complete list at some point, you know how that goes,
>there is always another bee to find, and old specimens to track down
>and verify. In the meantime, after a few years it becomes clear
>what the generally common species are. That list is very useful to
>those just beginning to do ecological, inventory, monitoring, or
>Consequently, I would like to challenge the other bee researchers
>out there to do something similar for their research regions or
>where they live. Format doesn't really matter. Although I don't
>have a web site where we can post such things I bet Gretchen LeBuhn
>or someone else does.....
>Just think about how handy that list would have been when you started.....
>w 301-497-5840 h 301-390-7759 fax 301-497-5624
>USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
>BARC-EAST, BLDG 308, RM 124 10300 Balt. Ave., Beltsville, MD 20705
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>The tusks which clashed in mighty brawls
>Of mastodons, are billiard balls.
>The sword of Charlemagne the Just
>Is Ferric Oxide, known as rust.
>The grizzly bear, whose potent hug,
>Was feared by all, is now a rug.
>Great Caesar's bust is on the shelf,
>And I don't feel so well myself.
> -- Arthur Guiterman
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