8th Annual Mist Net Event

The MBWG held it’s 8th Annual Mist Net Event on July 11-13, 2011 at Carver Point on Grenada Lake (Grenada County).  The event featured a bat identification workshop presented by Alsion McCartney.  A total of 37 people participated in the event, sampling eight sites.  Thirty five bats representing three species were captured during the two nights of netting.  Captures included eastern red bat (20), evening bat (8), and tri-colored bat (7).  Additionally, 23 people participated in bridge survyes, covering 10 routes.  Ninety bridges were surveyed for bats, with no sightings reported.

 

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