Category Archives: News & Updates

Vijay Barve, NMW India Coordinator, is a winner of the GBIF Young Researchers Award

Vijay Barve, National Moth Week India Coordinator for India, has been selected as a winner of the GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility) Young Researchers Award. Vijay Barve is a research fellow at the Foundation for Revitalisation of Local Health Traditions (FRLHT) in Bangalore, and … Continue reading

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NMW on Science Friday, a weekly radio show

Listen to Elena Tartaglia talking about National Moth Week on the radio show Science Friday. Science Friday (known as SciFri for short) is a weekly call-in talk show that broadcasts in the USA each Friday on PRI.  SciFri is hosted by award winning science journalist Ira Flatow.  The radio … Continue reading

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NMW in Japan portal website has been launched

    Moth’ers in Japan should use the moth record submission system (in Japanese) http://submit.nationalmothweek-jp.net/ Photos can be also shared on the Flickr group at https://www.flickr.com/photos/nationalmothweek-jp/

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Insect News Network – NATIONAL MOTH WEEK: 3-Minute “Insect Essentials”

Click here to listen to: Insect News Network – NATIONAL MOTH WEEK: 3-Minute “Insect Essentials” Interview with David Moskowitz

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An Exaltation of Moths, Much-Maligned Kin of the Butterfly, NY Times

Click here to read a NY Times article about National Moth Week.  

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Color Moth Pictures for the National Moth Week Website – Kids activity

Kids activity for ages 3-12. EVERYONE CAN PARTICIPATE! Here’s how: Print and color any moth you like from the book which you can find at this link. You can use a moth guide book (Click here for suggested books) to color … Continue reading

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NMW Welcomes Carl Barrentine to Our Science Advisory Board

Carl’s academic training was in biology and he taught biology at CSU, Bakersfield for nearly a decade before being lured to the Midwest to engage in the pedagogical task of integrating the Sciences with the Humanities at the University of … Continue reading

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NMW new partner – ZERYNTHIA, Spain’s organization for butterfly conservation

ZERYNTHIA, the only national organization for butterfly conservation in Spain, is a nonprofit association that works in the areas of conservation, reporting and scientific study on Spanish butterflies and moths. It is the Spanish partner of Butterfly Conservation Europe, a … Continue reading

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Moth Night in East Brunswick Kicks Off National Moth Week This Friday – New Jersey, USA

Join the Friends of the East Brunswick Environmental Commission and the NMW team this week for the official kickoff of National Moth Week 2014, Friday, July 18, at 8:30 p.m. We’ll be hunting moths at Community Park, also known as … Continue reading

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NMW Welcomes Roger Kendrick to Our Science Advisory Board

We are happy to welcome Dr. Roger Kendrick to the Natioanl Moth Week Science Advisory Board.  Roger is Director of C & R Wildlife Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR, China and founder of the  Asian Lepidoptera Conservation Symposium … Continue reading

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