Author Archives: Liti

National Moth Week welcomes Jessica Hernández Jerónimo of Mexico as our newest country coordinator

My name is Jessica Hernández Jerónimo. I studied biology and I’m in the process of getting my bachelor’s degree at Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Nacional Aútonoma de México in Mexico City. I did my thesis about the diversity of butterflies of … Continue reading

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Moth Night at the Cairns Botanic Gardens, Australia

Information and photos from Dr. David Rentz Thirty five people attended at the Cairns Botanic Gardens but not as many moths as we usually observe because we found out that the area was sprayed mosquitoes in late July. Below are … Continue reading

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National Moth Week in High Park, Toronto, Toronto Guest post by: Karen Yukich

The annual High Park moth night was held on Thursday, July 23, 2020. Due to the COVID-19 situation, this year’s event was co-sponsored by only High Park Nature and the High Park Moth Study group and had a restricted number … Continue reading

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What is an NMW Event? Why is it Important? By Dr. Roger Kendrick

Well, for the “What”, as Ian Morton wrote in 2016 “Anything Goes” So why register your moth “event” for National Moth Week. What is the significance? In short – every single observation counts, by contributing to the “bigger picture”. How?? … Continue reading

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Mothing is the New Birding, guest post by Lisa Ann Fanning

The first Moth Night I attended was back in 2012. I was an avid birder for an entire 2 years at that point, but once you get the nature spark, it pulls you in.  Birding is exciting, and as a … Continue reading

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Watch the videos – iNaturewatch Foundation hosting Dr V Shubhalxmi for online mothing events

Zoom Live with Moth Book Author Dr. Geetha Iyer   How to become a moth citizen scientists by Ms Priti Choghale Book talk by Authors of Moth Books- Dr Jagbir Singh Webinar on How to Study Moth Life History by Dr. … Continue reading

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Backyard mothing with Carl Barrentine in Spokane, Washington, USA

Carl Barrentine, participants since 2013 and National Moth Week team member, is documenting moth species flying in his backyard. Carl will share his methods and findings in a series of daily videos during National Moth Week 2020.

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Staten Island Museum – Moth Night Discovery Kit 2020

Staten Island Museum Offers a Moth Night Discovery Kit for Safe Mothing During the Pandemic What’s your favorite holiday? Halloween? New Year’s? At the Staten Island Museum in New York, we’re usually counting down to Moth Night! The Museum’s insect … Continue reading

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Upload your moth observation to iNaturalist

Contributing to National Moth Week with iNaturalist is simple: Download the free iNaturalist app, photograph and make a separate observation for each moth, check that the location and date are correct, and identify each as precisely as you can. It’s … Continue reading

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How to get the Project Noah National Moth Week 2020 Patch

The 2020 Project Noah Moth Week Patch is ready! Post a moth photo into Moths of the World Mission between July 1 and August 15 and you will receive the special patch. Attaching a picture of the 2020 Moth Week Patch.

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