Kent McFarland Curator

Joined: Nov 22, 2009 Last Active: Jan 28, 2020

Co-founder and Conservation Biologist at the Vermont Center for Ecostudies, I started the Vermont Atlas of Life on iNaturalist (https://www.inaturalist.org/projects/vermont-atlas-of-life) in 2012. Check out our entire VAL project at http://val.vtecostudies.org. I also co-host of Outdoor Radio on Vermont Public Radio. Listen anytime at https://vtecostudies.org/outdoor-radio. You can find me on twitter https://twitter.com/KPMcFarland and on ResearchGate at https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Kent_McFarland. I have some of my photography at http://www.kpmcfarland.com. Let me know if you are searching for any images for publications.

My iNaturalist identifications:
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations?ident_user_id=317&not_user_id=317&place_id=any

Links to my favorite identification aids for my region

Botany
GoBotany: https://gobotany.nativeplanttrust.org/full/

Entomology
BugGuide: https://bugguide.net/node/view/15740
Moth Photographers Group: http://mothphotographersgroup.msstate.edu/
Flower Fly genera: http://cjai.biologicalsurvey.ca/mylmst_23/mylmst_23_1.HTM
Lady Beetles: https://www.discoverlife.org/20/q?guide=Ladybug
Bee genera: https://www.discoverlife.org/mp/20q?guide=Bee_genera
Wasps: http://cjai.biologicalsurvey.ca/bmc_05/bmc_05.html
Butterflies: https://wisconsinbutterflies.org/butterfly

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