Author Archives: Liti

Moth Night in Bedminster, NJ – September 22, 2017

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High Park, Toronto – Annual Moth Night Highlights for 2017. Gust post by Karen Yukich

Our event was held on July 26, which turned out to be a rainy evening. In spite of the less than promising conditions we were glad we went ahead anyway as those who did attend were quite keen and had … Continue reading

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First Time Mothing at our Backyard! Guest post by Yezzy, Venezuela

Venezuela is commonly known for its rich flora and fauna and its magnificent landscapes. It is a beautiful country with many wonders yet to discover. I’m Yezzy, a psychologist and a nature enthusiast who lives in a city called Maracaibo; … Continue reading

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National Moth Week 2017 Report – India Biodiversity Portal

The IndianMoths group on IBP is the Indian partner for Moth Week and it has been hosting the event for the past 4 years. The National Moth Week 2017 was held between 22-30th July. The campaign witnessed good participation with over 350 … Continue reading

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Submitting moth observations – 2017 Poll

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Breakfast with moths – Guest post by Marnie Crowell

In spite of the rain the moths and the people showed up between 5AM and 9 AM for our Meet a Moth For Breakfast event. We had UV party lights, porch lights and even a bug zapper that had the … Continue reading

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The Nature Conservancy Moth Night @ the Kay Center, New Jersey, USA

Original post was published on the Celery Farm and Beyond site, on July 23, 2017. Can’t say that the weather cooperated, but folks had a thoroughly enjoyable Moth Night with The Nature Conservancy at the Kay Center in Chester last … Continue reading

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Introducing LepSnap – Image Recognition for Moths & Butterflies – Guest post by André Poremski

LepSnap is a community field guide, created and edited by those who share a commitment to catalog the 175,000+ species of moths and butterflies around the world. It’s a smartphone app and web platform that uses image recognition AI (Artificial … Continue reading

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Like moths to a flame: National Moth Week, and how you can help our nighttime wildlife – by Dr. Callum J. Macgregor

The International Dark Sky Association is “the recognized authority on light pollution and is the leading organization combating light pollution worldwide.” In a blog on the organization’s website, Callum Macgregor, Ph.D., of the University of York in the United Kingdom, … Continue reading

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Bio-Art After Dark

Artist/scientist Brandon Ballengée is back for National Moth Week 2017 with Bio-Art After Dark, an event featuring moths and other bugs attracted to ultraviolet light, music and more, to be held in Troy, NY. Bio-Art After Dark: A Sanctuary Sustainer … Continue reading

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