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Category Archives: Mothing
Dr. John Pickering, NMW Science Advisory Board member, and Jim de Rivieres, NMW sponsor, are featured in the May/June 2014 Audubon magazine article about moths and mothing, written by Rene Ebersole. Click here to read the article.
National Moth Week – “The Year of the Silk Moth” – What’s in a name? Participate in National Moth Week and Explore the Wonders of Moths! By Dave Moskowitz Our Giant Silk Moths and Ancient Mythology: Our Beautiful Giant Silk … Continue reading
I LOVE insects and enjoy photographing them for display on Project Noah. National (and International) Moth Week is a wonderful way to create attention for the magnificance and variability of one of the largest and least seen groups of the … Continue reading
Go Ahead, Bug Me creator, Becky Randall, sent this article about their Moth Week 2013 event in California, USA: Last year for National Moth Week, the Insect Sciences Museum of California and Facebook page Go ahead, BUG me co-hosted a … Continue reading
We’ve just added a super helpful new feature to the pnwmoths site – a checklist generator! What’s a checklist generator, you say? You pick any combination of states/provinces and/or counties/regional districts and the website instantly generates a list of all … Continue reading
I have a 5′ x 6′ canvas sheet mounted on a PVC frame attached to the back wall of my house, under a 4-ft overhang. It’s a painter’s dropcloth, so it’s quite thick and sturdy to avoid wind vibration. … Continue reading
Like last year, we’ll be profiling some NMW events and light set-ups here on the blog. It’s interesting to get a look at some other mothing set-ups to see what others are doing to attract moths. First up, we’ll take … Continue reading
So far, we’ve got NMW events registered in 27 states! We’re over halfway to having at least one event in every state. For NMW2012, we had events in 49 states and we’re determined to have participation in every state this … Continue reading
NMW partner Dave Small hosted a series of events in the Athol, MA area ranging from use of mothing equipment, how to ID moths, watching and photographing moths and even a moth campout! Here is a gallery of pictures from … Continue reading
Dino J. Martins is a Kenyan entomologist, and a National Geographic Emerging Explorer. Dino participated in NMW in Kenya and blogged about it on his personal blog and on his National Geographic New Watch column. Read about Dino’s mothing during … Continue reading