1st Annual Mist Net Event

Participants of MBWG First Annual Mist Net EventThe MBWG held its first mist net event on July 20-22, 2004.  Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge provided netting locations in Noxubee County and event sponsors included the refuge, Weyerhaeuser, and the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science.  Daytime field trips included viewing several evening bats roosting in the Refuge’s fire tower along with traveling to see a maternity colony of Rafinesque’s big-eared bats off of the Refuge.  The local news station featured portions of the mist net event on their broadcast.

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