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Guest post – Lauren Zarate, Mexico

I LOVE insects and enjoy photographing them for display on Project Noah. National (and International) Moth Week is a wonderful way to create attention for the magnificance and variability of one of the largest and least seen groups of the … Continue reading

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Mid-summer Moth Madness – NMW 2013 in California, USA

Go Ahead, Bug Me creator, Becky Randall, sent this article about their Moth Week 2013 event in California, USA: Last year for National Moth Week, the Insect Sciences Museum of California and Facebook page Go ahead, BUG me co-hosted a … Continue reading

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Mothapalooza celebrates the fantastic diversity of Ohio’s moths

June 27th – 29th, 2014: Burr Oak State Park in Athens and Morgan counties Everyone is familiar with colorful day-flying butterflies, but far fewer are tuned into the darker side of the Lepidopteran world: moths. Yet moth species outnumber butterflies … Continue reading

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Project Noah aims to document 1000 spottings of moths found during National Moth Week

Project Noah is a citizen-science based website open to amateur nature lovers and scientists alike. One can submit data points, known as “spottings,” identified or unidentified. If your “spotting” is unidentified, members of the community will assist in helping with … Continue reading

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Moth hunters stalk night seeking winged wonder – telegram.com

By George Barnes, TELEGRAM & GAZETTE STAFF gbarnes@telegram.com 7 comments | Add a comment Link to online article ATHOL — What goes bump in the night may not be half as interesting as what is buzzing around in the dark … Continue reading

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NMW new team member – Belen Mena

We are happy to welcome Belen Mena as a member of the National Moth Week team. Belen has been an active supporte of NMW by promoting the project on her website and Facebook page and contributed designs for our website. … Continue reading

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NMW partner – The Bug Chicks: There’s no need to fear

There are so many things that make people unique; different cultures, races, religions careers, interests and personalities. But there’s one thing that unifies many people from across the globe. Unfortunately, it’s a negative. Most people fear or even hate insects, … Continue reading

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NMW Event at a Community Garden in NY City, USA

This weekend Pleasant Village Community Garden (PVCG) will celebrate National Moth Week with music and moth “hunting”. *On Friday, 7/26, from 7:30 – 8:40 p.m. The Hunters with guest Gili Sharett, basoonist will play a set of  honky tonk tunes. … Continue reading

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Pacific Northwest Moth – new checklist generator

We’ve just added a super helpful new feature to the pnwmoths site – a checklist generator! What’s a checklist generator, you say? You pick any combination of states/provinces and/or counties/regional districts and the website instantly generates a list of all … Continue reading

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Mothopia

Why do we sponsor National Moth Week? We love nature. We love life. We wish for things to be always good, for positive relationships of all kinds, whether globally or at home, between people and with the environment, everywhere, always. … Continue reading

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