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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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More people than moths, Moth Night in Australia. Guest Post by: Dave Rentz

It was nice weather up to the moth night. It rained much of the time. We had about 40 visitors but they were driven to cover by the rain. At one stage there were more onlookers than insects on the … Continue reading

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Moths of Huntedon County exhibit – Guest post by Jill Dodds

Hunterdon County Library will celebrate National Moth Week with a moth-themed display at their Headquarters site, which is located at 314 State Route 12 in Flemington, New Jersey. The exhibit will be located on the lower level of the library, … Continue reading

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