2nd Annual Mist Net Event

On June 20-22, 2005, the MBWG’s second annual mist net event was held at Bienville naitonal Forest in Scott County.  Members representing 13 organizations and agencies and three states attended.  Event sponsors included Roosevelt State Park, Weyerhaeuser, Scott County Extension Service, Mississippi State University Extension Service, and the Scott County Board of Supervisors.  Eight sites were netted over the course of two nights, collectively resulting in the capture of 27 individuals representing four species.  The event featured presentations from staff from the US Forest Service, the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, the US Army Corps of Engineers, the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks, the University of Georgia, and the University of Louisiana.



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