Author Archives: Moth Week

MOTH PROJECTOR at Prairie Haven

Marcie and Mike O’Connor, moth’ers from Wisconsin (USA), experimented with a new scheme this year, for their moth party. One of the problems people always have – especially folks who have never looked at moths before – is that moths are hard … Continue reading

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6th Annual Mothing at Long Lips Farm, Kansas, USA – Guest Post by Lenora Larson

For the past six years, the Idalia Society (the Kansas City area chapter of the Mid-American Society of Lepidopterists) has hosted a black lighting event on the third Saturday of July at my property, Long Lips Farm in Paola, Kansas. … Continue reading

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Moth Night at Monte Bello, California, USA – Guest Post by Debbi Brusco

On July 23, 2016, Midpen (Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District) volunteers hosted their third “Moth Night at Monte Bello” during National Moth Week. Along with docents Debbi Brusco, Jack Owicki, and Sara Witt, naturalist friends Ken-ichi Ueda (of iNaturalist) and … Continue reading

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Moth Night at the Cairns Botanic Gardens (Australia), Guest Post by Dave Rentz

The first Cairns Moth Night was held on the evening of the 27th July at the Cairns Botanic Gardens with around 76 members of the Friends and the public in attendance. Moth Week was conceived in the US some years ago … Continue reading

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National Moth Week events today, July 31, 2016

These are mothing events being held today, July 31, 2016! Check the map for mothing events being held around the world today. Green events are public, Blue are private.

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National Moth Week events today, July 30, 2016

These are mothing events being held today, July 30, 2016! Check the map for mothing events being held around the world today. Green events are public, Blue are private.

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National Moth Week on Science Friday, a National Public Radio show (USA)

Science Friday joins the fifth annual celebration of National Moth Week. From the show’s website: Many moths don’t seem all that flashy or important. But Elena Tartaglia, one of the co-founders of National Moth Week, says that moth diversity outstrips … Continue reading

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Moth Week flies into South Florida nature center – SunSentinel article

Pity the poor moth. It never gets the love that goes to its Lepidoptera kin, the butterfly. The good folks at Long Nature Center in Davie, however, are determined to change that. Once again this year, they’ll host South Florida’s … Continue reading

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National Moth Week events today, July 29, 2016

These are mothing events being held today, July 29, 2016! Check the map for mothing events being held around the world today. Green events are public, Blue are private.

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Mothing at Mass Audubon’s Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary with Tea Kesting-Handly

  See the website for registration: http://www.massaudubon.org/get-outdoors/program-catalog  

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