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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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NMW 2014 results – Philippine Lepidoptera

Philippine Lepidoptera’s (PhiLep) call to its members at their Facebook group page to post their moth finds for the week long National Moth Week celebration was a huge success! Moth photos from all over the Philippines were shared and appreciated. … Continue reading

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Vijay Barve, NMW India Coordinator, is a winner of the GBIF Young Researchers Award

Vijay Barve, National Moth Week India Coordinator for India, has been selected as a winner of the GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility) Young Researchers Award. Vijay Barve is a research fellow at the Foundation for Revitalisation of Local Health Traditions (FRLHT) in Bangalore, and … Continue reading

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NMW on Science Friday, a weekly radio show

Listen to Elena Tartaglia talking about National Moth Week on the radio show Science Friday. Science Friday (known as SciFri for short) is a weekly call-in talk show that broadcasts in the USA each Friday on PRI.  SciFri is hosted by award winning science journalist Ira Flatow.  The radio … Continue reading

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