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Sam Droege

Sam is a Wildlife Biologist at the Eastern Ecological Science Center in Laurel, MD.

Sam 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, and with Jessica Zelt reviving the North American Bird Phenology Program.  His group maintains high resolution photographs of insects an other macro natural history objects at:


  • B.S. from University of Maryland
  • M.S. from State University of New York – Syracus

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