Category Archives: News & Updates

National Moth Week Flickr Group – Your contribution is needed, and valued

Citizen Science is not a new concept, although it was not until the late 20th Century that the concept really became popular and hugely successful. As early as the mid 1700’s Carl Linnaeus (who laid the foundations for the modern … Continue reading

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French NMW Partner Shares Love of Hawk Moths With World

Écrit en Français en bas Jean Haxaire, a senior professor of Earth and Life Sciences at Bordeaux University and Agen (high school)  in France, loves hawk moths so much that he has created a new website dedicated to the Sphingidae … Continue reading

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Ian Morton of Belize Joins NMW Team

The National Moth Week team is delighted to welcome its newest member, Ian Morton of Belize, an avid supporter of citizen science and NMW participant, who created the moths-of-belize.com website. As a team member, Ian is serving as an administrator … Continue reading

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National Moth Week 2016

Happy New Year to all moth’ers! National Moth Week 2016 will be held during the last full week of July, 23 – 31. Registration is open online – click here to register your Private or Public mothing event.  (It may … Continue reading

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National Moth Week today – July 26, 2015

There are 95 mothing events being held in 18 countries today, 82 private events and 15 public events. As of today there are a total of 414 participants, from 38 countries, registered for NMW 2015. For more information and to … Continue reading

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National Moth Week today – July 25, 2015

There are 128 mothing events being held in 18 countries today, 78 private events and 50 public events. As of today there are a total of 407 participants, from 38 countries, registered for NMW 2015. For more information and to … Continue reading

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National Moth Week today – July 24, 2015

There are 121 mothing events being held in 17 countries today, 73 private events and 48public events. As of today there are a total of 400 participants, from 38 countries, registered for NMW 2015. For more information and to find … Continue reading

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National Moth Week today – July 23, 2015

There are 94 mothing events being held in 17 countries today, 68 private events and 26 public events. As of today there are a total of 388 participants, from 38 countries, registered for NMW 2015. For more information and to … Continue reading

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National Moth Week today – July 22, 2015

There are 112 mothing events being held in  19 countries today, 67 private events and 45 public events. As of today there are a total of 384 participants, from 38 countries, registered for NMW 2015. For more information and to … Continue reading

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WhatsThisBug – NMW 2015 supporter

A guest blog by Arlo Pelegrin Many people wonder when they see abug: Will it sting? Is it dangerous? I’ve never seen it before!           When confronted with an unfamiliar,many-legged creature in or near the home, people all over the … Continue reading

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