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Bill Introduced to Name the Io as Official State Moth of New Jersey

  Working with New Jersey Assemblywoman Nancy Pinkin, (D-18th District), The Friends of the East Brunswick (NJ) Environmental Commission, which started and coordinates National Moth Week, has launched an effort to name the Io moth as the official New Jersey … Continue reading

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“Marvelous Moths”, Jim des Rivieres photos at the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum

New exhibit of Moth photos by Moth’er, photographer and National Moth Week’s sponsor Jim des Rivieres.  The Hudson Highlands Nature Museum‘s new exhibit, “Marvelous Moths,” will open from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Jan. 31 and Feb. 1 at the museum’s Wildlife Education Center, … Continue reading

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Color Moth Pictures for the National Moth Week Website – Kids activity

Kids activity for ages 3-12. EVERYONE CAN PARTICIPATE! Here’s how: Print and color any moth you like from the book which you can find at this link. You can use a moth guide book (Click here for suggested books) to color … Continue reading

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Did you submit your Moth Week observation?

National Moth Week is working with several organizations to collect moth observation data. We encourage data collection and high quality photographic documentation of moths during National Moth Week for anyone interested in this important endeavor.  You do not have to … Continue reading

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Eric Metzler recieved NPS Award

Congratulations to Eric Metzler on receiving a National Park Service award for his moth study and survey in two National Parks. Eric is NMW Science Advisory Board member and coordinator of NMW events in the two National Parks. Read about … Continue reading

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High Park Moth Night, Toronto, Canada

 Guest post by Karen Yukich High Park Moth Night was held on July 30 this year, after a late-day thunderstorm cleared up just in time. This annual event is co-sponsored by the Toronto Entomologists’ Association and the High Park Nature … Continue reading

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Anne’s moth cake

Guest post by Anne Geraghty I was counting down the days to my first chance to attend the Annual Moth Party at Marcie and Mike O’Connor’s Prairie Haven in Buffalo County, WI.  Marcie is absolutely brilliant at everything she does, … Continue reading

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NMW 2014 results from Israel

The Facebook page Arthropods, Reptiles and Amphibians Photography is National Moth Week’s data collection partner in Israel. The page runs a monthly challenge to select three winning photographs from members’ entries. The subject for July 2014 was moths, with no … Continue reading

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Thank you to everyone who participated in National Moth Week 2014

Thank you to everyone who participated in National Moth Week 2014. Whether you attended an organized event or observed the moths in your own backyard, you were part of a worldwide citizen science project that is illuminating the beauty and … Continue reading

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Little moths show off their colors at Long Key Nature Center

By: Sandy Lanman The best moths often come in tiny packages. Attending a moth night on a steamy mid-summer evening at the Long Key Natural Area in Davie, Fla., certainly proved this. Administrator Kelli Whitney hosted some 30 moth-ers of … Continue reading

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