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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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NMW new partner – Hong Kong Moths

We are happy to add Hong Kong Moths as a new partner of National Moth Week. Hong Kong Moths is part of the Asian Lepidoptera Conservation Group/Symposium, an informal “connecting” organization for Lepidoptera conservation in Asia. Moth observations from Hong … Continue reading

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Third Annual Moth Ball – early NMW kickoff event, Allendale, NJ, USA

The Third Annual Allendale Moth Ball, a free celebration of moths and other nightlife — featuring a great live band — takes place Friday, July 11, from 8:30-10:30 p.m., at Crestwood Park in Allendale, N.J.  The event, at the park’s … Continue reading

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Citizen Science Essay Contest — Deadline July 13 at 11:59pm CT!

Do you have a citizen science story? Tell us in this essay contest — your story could end up in Discover Magazine! Click here for information   ——————————————— Everyone can participate in National Moth Week, a global citizen science project. … Continue reading

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NMW new partner – Philippines Lepidoptera

Guest post by LEANA CRISTOBAL The Philippines joins National Moth Week through Philippine Lepidoptera (PhiLep). PhiLep is an organization whose main purpose is to document lepidopteras in our country and raise awareness on the need to protect our environment.  Moth … Continue reading

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Family mothing and art

Kuen Liu Spichiger and her family will be observing, photographing, collecting, pinning, drawing and painting moths in their yard and at home during National Moth Week. Kuen will share pictures on her  facebook page. Guest post by Kuen Liu Spichiger … Continue reading

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