You are being asked to complete a survey for research purposes at North Carolina State University. The survey is about Carpenter Bees (Xylocopa virginica), attitudes towards these bees in US households, and any methods used to prevent carpenter bee damage. 


Completing this survey is voluntary and you can stop at any time by exiting out of the survey.

To participate in this survey, you must be 18 years of age or older and reside on private property in the United States. 

There are minimal risks associated with your participation in this survey. You will not receive any payment for completing this survey. Your responses to the survey are automatically recorded using the online survey tool. We recommend that you complete the survey in a private web browser in a private setting. 

If you have any questions about the survey, how it is implemented, or survey compensation, please contact Kate Gorman, 919-513-0948, carpenterbees@ncsu.eduYou may also contact the associated faculty member for this survey, Elsa Youngsteadt at 919-515-1661, or by email at Please reference study number [23671] when contacting anyone about this project. 

If you have questions about your rights as a participant or are concerned with your treatment throughout the research process, please contact the NC State University IRB Director at, 919-515-8754, or fill out this confidential form online

If you consent to complete this survey, please click next and begin. Completing this survey is expected to take 10-15 minutes.