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NMW Welcomes George Hamilton to Our Science Advisory Board

Dr. George Hamilton, of Rutgers University’s Department of Entomology in the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences is NMW’s newest Science Advisory Board Member. Dr. Hamilton holds a Ph.D. in Entomology and is currently chair of Rutgers’ Department of Entomology. … Continue reading

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Mothapalooza celebrates the fantastic diversity of Ohio’s moths

June 27th – 29th, 2014: Burr Oak State Park in Athens and Morgan counties Everyone is familiar with colorful day-flying butterflies, but far fewer are tuned into the darker side of the Lepidopteran world: moths. Yet moth species outnumber butterflies … Continue reading

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Meet Jacob Gorneau, newest addition to the NMW team!

Our newest NMW team member is Jacob Gorneau an upstate-NY native who will serve as our data wizard. Welcome, Jacob! Jacob Gorneau is a fifteen-year-old amateur naturalist with a love for anything related to biology. He became interested in moths … Continue reading

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Project Noah aims to document 1000 spottings of moths found during National Moth Week

Project Noah is a citizen-science based website open to amateur nature lovers and scientists alike. One can submit data points, known as “spottings,” identified or unidentified. If your “spotting” is unidentified, members of the community will assist in helping with … Continue reading

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Pepper’s Special Wings e-Book Giveaway

The study of the morphology of the Peppered Moth in England after the industrial revolution is a well known example of natural selection. Mary Anne Farah wrote it a children’s story. It is available as an e-book. The publisher of Pepper’s … Continue reading

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Winged Tapestries at AMNH

I know I’ve mentioned it on here a few times before but the Winged Tapestries: Moths at Large exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History is absolutely amazing! I went to see it a few weeks ago and was … Continue reading

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Moth hunters stalk night seeking winged wonder – telegram.com

By George Barnes, TELEGRAM & GAZETTE STAFF gbarnes@telegram.com 7 comments | Add a comment Link to online article ATHOL — What goes bump in the night may not be half as interesting as what is buzzing around in the dark … Continue reading

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NMW new team member – Belen Mena

We are happy to welcome Belen Mena as a member of the National Moth Week team. Belen has been an active supporte of NMW by promoting the project on her website and Facebook page and contributed designs for our website. … Continue reading

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Pacific Northwest Moth – new checklist generator

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

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NMW on THE VOICE of Central Jersey

Conversation on ‘New Jersey Today’ with Bert Baron (July 17, 2013) -  National Moth Week co-founder, Liti Haramaty,

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