Strange & Wonderful World of Bats

Tuesday, April 05, 2016   Noon - 1p.m.

Location:  MDWFP Museum of Natural Science

County:  Hinds

For more information please contact the Visitor Information Specialist at 601-576-6000.

Bat Biology Lecture

"The Strange and Wonderful World of Bats"

Bats are ecologically critical animals however often misrepresented. Four presenters will discuss bat biology and conservation in this hour long talk. Species found in Mississippi will be emphasized and sampling protocols and restrictions will be discussed.


  • Chester Martin, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center, Retired
  • Alison McCartney, Bureau of Land Management
  • Becky Rosamond, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  • Kathy Shelton, MDWFP Museum of Natural Science, Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks