Category Archives: Moth Information

National Moth Week in High Park, Toronto, Toronto Guest post by: Karen Yukich

The annual High Park moth night was held on Thursday, July 23, 2020. Due to the COVID-19 situation, this year’s event was co-sponsored by only High Park Nature and the High Park Moth Study group and had a restricted number … Continue reading

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What is an NMW Event? Why is it Important? By Dr. Roger Kendrick

Well, for the “What”, as Ian Morton wrote in 2016 “Anything Goes” So why register your moth “event” for National Moth Week. What is the significance? In short – every single observation counts, by contributing to the “bigger picture”. How?? … Continue reading

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Backyard mothing with Carl Barrentine in Spokane, Washington, USA

Carl Barrentine, participants since 2013 and National Moth Week team member, is documenting moth species flying in his backyard. Carl will share his methods and findings in a series of daily videos during National Moth Week 2020.

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Upload your moth observation to iNaturalist

Contributing to National Moth Week with iNaturalist is simple: Download the free iNaturalist app, photograph and make a separate observation for each moth, check that the location and date are correct, and identify each as precisely as you can. It’s … Continue reading

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How to get the Project Noah National Moth Week 2020 Patch

The 2020 Project Noah Moth Week Patch is ready! Post a moth photo into Moths of the World Mission between July 1 and August 15 and you will receive the special patch. Attaching a picture of the 2020 Moth Week Patch.

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Project Noah Fun Fact: Cinnabar moth

In honor of this year’s focus on tiger moths, our partner, citizen science website Project Noah will be featuring a fun fact about the tiger moths (Erebidae: Arctiinae) during National Moth Week. From Project Noah: Yesterday we discussed the ability … Continue reading

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Project Noah Fun Fact: Bertholdia trigona

Happy National Moth Week 2017! In honor of this year’s focus on tiger moths, our partner, citizen science website Project Noah, will be featuring a fun fact about the tiger moths (Erebidae: Arctiinae) during National Moth Week.

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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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Project Noah Fun Fact: White Underwing

For every day of National Moth Week, our partner, citizen science website Project Noah featured a fun fact about the underwing moths, Catocala, and their look-alikes. Today is the last day of National Moth Week—we hope you enjoyed the fun … Continue reading

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