Category Archives: Data Collection

Submit moth observations to NKIS – Guest post by Michael Kurz

Our non-profit organization aims in the documentation of organisms (Taxonomy, Ecology, Biogeography) on a global scale, as well as in the interactions between organisms (see http://www.nkis.info). NKIS.info also provides functionality for the documentation of biotopes, fossils, minerals and rocks and … Continue reading

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LepiMAP – The Atlas of African Lepidoptera, Guest post by Megan Loftie-Eaton (LepiMAP project coordinator)

  Mapping how species ranges are changing is key to proper biodiversity conservation and can act as an early warning system if a species might be in trouble. Is a species’ range expanding or contracting? If we don’t know this … Continue reading

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Submit Your Moth Sightings to BAMONA

Whether you’re new to mothing or an experienced moth-er, you can contribute to science by submitting photos and information on your sightings to Butterflies and Moths of North America (BAMONA), a partner of National Moth Week. BAMONA is a unique, … Continue reading

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NMW event at Mother Neff State Park, Texas, USA

Guest blog by Rehanon Pampell For the past two years, we (the Central Texas Master Naturalists) have had a rough time finding moths during National Moth Week. The last week of July apparently isn’t the best time to look for moths … Continue reading

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Did you submit NMW 2015 data?

Learn about why and how to submit moth observation – click here.  

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Auction: Name a newly discovered species of moth

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High Park Moth Night, guest post by Karen Yukich

High Park ( Toronto, Canada) Moth Night was held on July 22, 2015: Highlights: A tiny Mea skinnerella appears to be the first record for Ontario. Many other micros boosted the count total, but larger moths, including 7 species of … Continue reading

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Moth Research—A Guest Post by Logan Crees

Logan Crees is an sophomore studying environmental science at Iowa State University. He also serves as Outreach Coordinator for the Iowa State Environmental Science Club. Currently, he researching moth species in the Grand River Grasslands in Ringgold County, Iowa. You can follow his … Continue reading

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Project Noah celebrates National Moth Week with virtual patch

Project Noah is a citizen science project mobilizing new generations of nature explorers and helping people around the world appreciate their local wildlife. The ‘Noah’ in Project Noah stands for networked organisms and habitats. Project Noah aims to harness the power … Continue reading

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NMW new partner – National Geographic’s Great Nature Project

National Geographic’s Great Nature Project is an ongoing initiative that encourages direct exploration of nature by sharing photos of biodiversity from anywhere in the world. We especially encourage photos to be shared along with standardized information about what was observed, … Continue reading

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