Category Archives: Data Collection

In a War-Torn Country, Moth Watching Offers a Peaceful Diversion

In war-torn Syria, Mudar Salimeh has found an oasis of tranquility by studying moths. Thanks to Mudar’s interest in moths, Syria is on National Moth Week’s world map for thefirst time since it was started in 2012. He will be … Continue reading

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NMW 2018 a huge success on iNaturalist!

iNaturalist had an incredible showing of moths worldwide for National Moth Week. Over 28,000 observations were made during the week from 24 registered countries, and all 50 US states! Over the course of the week, 3,548 species wee observed and 1,502 … Continue reading

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Partner Project Noah Prepares for National Moth Week!

National Moth Week 2019 is just a week away and the nature community at Project Noah is already starting to celebrate!        During NMW 2018, a variety of moths were spotted on Project Noah throughout the world! Here are … Continue reading

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National Moth Week Welcomes Gylma Norman, Costa Rica Coordinator

When Gylma Norman returned to her native Costa Rica after living in California for many years, she took up a new hobby – mothing. It wasn’t long before she was contributing her moth photos to Project Noah, one of National Moth Week’s partner … Continue reading

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A Guide to BugGuide, Guest post by Robert Lord Zimlich

Robert Lord Zimlich is a Contributing Editor for BugGuide.net. If you have images of insects and spiders that you would like identified, BugGuide.net, is the premier identification website in North America. The interactive nature and easy submitting process, continue to … Continue reading

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Moths:  Why moths? Hong Kong; National Moth Week; Citizen Science; iNaturalist. By Roger Kendrick

I have been asked to write a few words on moths and NMW. So here, in a not too roundabout way, I’ll attempt to explain the significance of moths and National Moth Week . First up – moths. Why should … Continue reading

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Project Noah National Moth Week 2015 Recap

  Project Noah celebrated National Moth Week in 2015 by promoting users to contribute to the official National Moth Week mission, Moths of the World. Users contributed spottings from all six continents Lepidoptera are found on. Project Noah users who … Continue reading

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Moth Week event at Bellavista Cloud Forest – Guest post by Richard Parsons

Bellavista Cloud Forest, at 2 hours from the capital city / airport of Quito Ecuador, is hosting a “Moth Week” event this year! Just to give an idea of how incredibly biodiverse the cloud forest is here at Bellavista — in 2015, 70 … Continue reading

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What Kind of Beginner Are You? – Guest post by Marnie Crowell

Moth watching beginners are invited to a Moth and Muffin event at our house on a Maine island next to a nature preserve during Moth Week, July 25. From 5 AM to 8 AM we will be serving blueberry muffins … Continue reading

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Roger Kendrick is now managing National Moth Week iNaturalist project

Roger Kendrick is a NMW Science Advisory Board member and Hong Kong coordinator. Roger is Founder of Asian Lepidoptera Conservation Symposium, co-founder, life member & founding chairman of Hong Kong Lepidopterists’ Society, life member of Butterfly Conservation in the UK, Hong … Continue reading

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