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NMW Guest Post – Hungry Pests

We would like to thank Greg Rosenthal of the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service for this guest post. While we all love moths here at National Moth Week, lets remember that some can be down right destructive to our local environment. … Continue reading

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Attention Massachusetts Moth’ers

Want to learn more about moths, well check this out!

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NMW Event – North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences is celebrating National Moth Week and everyone is invited to Moths All Night!  Join the fun July 28, 2012 from 8PM – 4AM at Prairie Ridge Ecostation in Raleigh, NC. Our night of … Continue reading

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Science, Art & Entomology

The Love Motel for Insects: Washington DC Variation by Brandon Ballengée Smithsonian National Zoological Park, Summer 2012   Inspired by the shape of dragonfly wings, this sculpture will utilize ultra-violet lights to attract insects and become a public platform for … Continue reading

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NMW Guest Post – Jacob Gorneau

Today National Moth Week has a special guest post from Jacob Gorneau. He is the creator of the Mission, Moths of the Americas on Project Noah.   Moths are hidden treasures of the night; gracefully dancing as others sleep. Only those … Continue reading

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NMW Event Update – Virginia

This is for all you Virginia Moth’ers out there: Bob Perkins of the Blue Ridge Discovery Center will survey moths in the area around the headquarters building of Matthews State Forest from 8:30 to 11:30 p.m. Visitors interested in moths … Continue reading

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Moth Swag!

Get ’em while they’re hot. That’s right Moth’ers get your NMW tees! We know you are all getting really excited for National Moth Week, which is now only one month away! Show your appreciation with this cool National Moth Week … Continue reading

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Random Moth Finds

What could be better than finding moths? How about finding a moth website you didn’t knew existed? When Googling Plume Moths earlier this morning, I found this site dedicated to them. It is run by Dr. Deborah Matthews from the The … Continue reading

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NMW Is Growing

National Moth Week is proud to announce a new member to our team. Meet Elena Tartaglia. Elena will earn her PhD in Ecology from Rutgers this upcoming December. Her research focuses on moths of the family Sphingidae, which are large, pollinating … Continue reading

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So You Want To Photograph Moths?

National Moth Week will soon be here and hopefully many a backyard will be glowing with either a Mercury Vapor or Ultra Violet bulb. Most importantly, will you be photo cataloging this event? If yes, one might want to brush … Continue reading

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