Friends of Noxubee Refuge hold meeting

The Friends of Noxubee Refuge will hold its summer Membership Meeting on Thursday June 28 at 6:30 in the Refuge Visitor Center.

The speaker for the meeting will be Tim Brooks,a Registered Forester and Certified Wildlife Biologist with the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers. The title of his talk will be Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway Wildlife Mitigation Program which will give a brief account of the history, the authorization, multi-agency partnering, initial development and intensive management strategies being implemented on the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway Wildlife Mitigation Lands. Wildlife management, mitigation monitoring procedures, and techniques will be discussed including; endangered species, bald eagle restoration program, neotropical songbird inventories, midwinter waterfowl counts, wading bird rookery surveys, and spotlight counts for white-tailed deer. Routine wildlife management techniques such as food plot development, supplemental nest boxes for wood ducks and songbirds, waterfowl management, prescribed burning and forest management will also be discussed.

Refreshments and fellowship will follow the meeting. The Public is invited.