MAIFS Projects
(Maryland and District)
1990 to 1994
The Odonata of Flag Ponds Nature Park. 1990 to 1991 project for Calvert County Natural Resources
Division

The Dragonflies and Damselflies of Patuxent Wildlife Research Center and Beltsville Agricultural
Research Center.
1990 to 1996 project for USFWS and USDA-ARS

Preliminary Baseline Survey of Nassawango Creek Odonata (The Nature Conservancy Preserve).
1993 project for Maryland Department of Natural Resources  

The Odonata of Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. 1993-1994 project for the Anne Arundel County
Department of Parks & Recreation

Inventory of the Odonata of Audrey Carroll Audubon Sanctuary. 1994 project for Maryland Audubon
Society

1995 to 1999
The Dragonflies and Damselflies of Soldier's Delight. 1994-1995 project for MD-DNR

The Odonata of Fran Uhler Natural Area. 1994-1995 project for Maryland Audubon Society

Baseline Survey of the Dragonflies and Damselflies of the C&O Canal National Historical Park from
the Washington D.C. line to Edwards Ferry.
 1994 to 1996 project for the National Park Service  

Preliminary Baseline Survey of Nanjemoy Creek Odonata. 1995 project for Maryland Department of
Natural Resources and the Nature Conservancy

The Dragonflies and Damselflies of Suitland Bog. 1995 project for the Clearwater Nature Center.

The Odonata of the Glades of Cherry Creek. 1995-1996 project for Maryland Department of Natural
Resources  

The Odonata of Negro Mountain Bog. 1995-1996 project for Maryland Department of Natural Resources  

The Odonata of Finzel Swamp. 1995-1996 project for Maryland Department of Natural Resources  

The Odonata of Mount Nebo Wildlife Management Area. 1995-1996 project for Maryland Department of
Natural Resources  

The Odonata of Sideling Hill Creek. 1996-1997 project for Maryland Department of Natural Resources  

The Odonata of Cranesville Swamp. 1997-1998 project for Maryland Department of Natural Resources
and The Nature Conservancy

The Dragonflies and Damselflies of Tuckahoe State Park. 1998 project for Maryland State Forests and
Parks and Adkins Arboretum

The Dragonflies and Damselflies of the Cove Point LNG Site, Calvert County, Maryland. 1998-1999
for the Cove Point Liquid Natural Gas Limited Partnership

The Odonata and Butterflies of the Horsehead Wetlands Center. 1999 for the Wildfowl Trust of North
America

2000 to 2005
Determination if Suitable or Marginal Habitat for two Endangered Beetle Species Exists on, or
immediately adjacent to, Woodstock Farm in Talbot County.
2000 for Lane Engineering, Inc.

The Dragonflies and Damselflies (Insecta:Odonata) of the Aquatic Gardens, Kenilworth Marsh,
Kingman Lake/Marsh, National Arboretum and the Anacostia River from New York Avenue south
to Benning Bridge (Washington, D.C.).
2000-2001 for the National Park Service, USDA-ARS and The
Nature Conservancy

Dragonflies and Damselflies, Significant Non-Target Insects likely to be Affected by West Nile
Virus Management in the National Capital Parks [included survey for Butterflies and Tiger
Beetles].
 2002-2004 for the National Park Service and Versar Inc.

The 2004 Survey of the Dragonflies and Damselflies of Jackson Lane Preserve (Caroline County,
Maryland).
 2004 for The Nature Conservancy

A Larval and Adult Field 2005 Survey for Maryland-Listed Endangered, Threatened and Watchlist
Dragonflies & Damselflies for the Cove Point LNG Terminal and Proposed TL-532 Natural Gas
Pipeline.
2005 for GAI Consultant Inc.

2006 to 2010
Additional survey for Dragonflies and Damselflies at Jackson Lane Preserve (Caroline County,
Maryland).
 2006 for The Nature Conservancy

Baseline Survey of Selected Insect Groups of Assataegue Island National Seashore [includes
dragonflies, damselflies, grasshoppers, katydids, crickets, bees, leaf-beetles, bees, macro-moths
and macro-wasps plus all arthropods of the salt marshes & freshwater ponds].
 2005-2007 survey
for the National Park Service and the Rhode Island Natural History Survey

Odonate Surveys for the Reclaimed Water Line. 2008. St. Charles Project for Environmental Consulting
& Technology, INC (ECT).

Survey of the Dragonflies and Damselflies of Catoctin Mountain National Park. 2009 survey for the
National Park Service.

Survey for Endangered Invertebrates and Vertebrates of a wetland-forested area in Charles
County
 2009 feasibility study for McCarthy & Associates Inc.

Survey of the Native and Non-Native Bees of Mt. Pleasant 2009 project for the Howard County
Conservancy

Photographic Guide to the Conspicuous Arthropods of Assateague Island National Seashore.  
2008-2010 project for the National park Service and the Rhode Island Natural History

Survey for Native Bees of Patapsco Valley State Park. 2010 project for the Maryland Department of
Natural Resources

Survey for Native Bee effects from Integrated Vegetation Management along Powerline.  2010
project for Lake Elkhorn Association and BGE.

2011- 2017
Rearing and Identification of the Wavy-leaf Basket grass Leaf Miner.  Identification of the unknown
leaf minor that is attacking the invasive Wavy-leaf Basket grass for Maryland Department of Natural
Resources

Survey for Native Bees of the Middle Patuxent Environmental Area.  2010 - 2011  project for the
Howard County Parks & Recreation.

Survey of the Occurrences of State and Globally Rare Odonates in the Springs. Seeps and 1st
Order Streams in Maryland.
2005-2012 survey for Maryland Department of Natural Resources

The Dragonflies and Damselflies of the Cove Point LNG Site, Calvert County, Maryland. 2011-2012
updated survey for the Cove Point Liquid Natural Gas Limited Partnership on endangered species and
changes in the species populations since 1999

The Bees of Catoctin Mountain Park, Frederick County, Maryland. 2012-2013 survey and research
study of the native and introduced bees of the Park for the National Park Service.

Survey and Evaluation of the Dragonflies and Damselflies of the 116 mile Western Section of the
C&O Canal National Historical Park.
2012-2014 survey and research study for the National Park Service.

Spring Forest Native Bee Survey for Howard County. 2014 survey for United States Geological Service.

Bee Survey for Wildflower Restoration Project.  2016 survey for Howard County Parks and Recreation.

NSF Carderock Damselfly & Dragonfly Assessment (RT&E Survey). 2016 & 2017 survey for the U.S.
Navy on Dragonflies, Damselflies, Butterflies and other rare arthropod species. Montgomery County,
Maryland.

Shepherd Field Air National Guard Installation Insect Survey Identifications. 2017. For Wildlife
Specialist, LLC.  West Virginia.

CURRENT PROJECTS
Maintaining Dragonfly/Damselfly County Records for Maryland and Washington D.C. -- Continuous

Maintaining Dragonfly/Damselfly Reference Collections for Maryland & Washington D.C. Heritage
Programs -- Continuous

Monitoring for the St. Croix Snaketail (
Ophiogomphus susbecha) on the Potomac River --
Continuous

Long Term Monitoring of Rare and Threatened Dragonfly and Damselfly Species at Patuxent
Research Refuge -- Continuous

Survey for rare and threatened species for the Smith-Keller Project, Calvert County, Maryland --
2019