The Friends of Dahomey National Wildlife Refuge, Inc. is a non-profit organization that supports the mission of the refuge. The Friends partner with the refuge to organize interpretive hikes, maintain the butterfly garden, and host environmental education and outreach events. Each year the group has an outreach booth at the Crossties Festival and Octoberfest in Cleveland, MS where they share the work they do and the mission of the refuge. For more information about the Friends of Dahomey NWR, be sure to visit their website and like them on Facebook.
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Easily identified by their solid yellow body and gray wings, this bird is a common sight at the refuge during the summer.