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Highlights of National Moth Week Events in Japan

Guest post by  Utsugi JINBO During the National Moth Week 2015, an insect book exhibition will be held at a store of Junku-dou, a large chain bookstore, at Ikebukuro city in Tokyo. This is an exhibition sale of insect books … Continue reading

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NMW new partner – Moths of Belize

Introducing a new website – Moths of Belize by Ian Morton “a photographic record and field guide to the moths of Southern Belize”. Well, if you are interested in wildlife then this could be paradise! We live just a mile … Continue reading

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National Moth Week Flier Now in Multiple Languages

National Moth Week has been an international citizen science project since its first year in 2012, so our team is introducing new fliers this year in multiple languages to help inspire new moth-ers around the world to participate. Several volunteers … Continue reading

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NMW Welcomes Dr. Vijay Barve to Our Science Advisory Board

Vijay is an IT professional by training and nature lover by heart. He has been a nature enthusiast from childhood interested in birds and invertebrates. His interest in butterflies and moths started with rearing of caterpillars collected from backyard garden. … Continue reading

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National Moth Week 2015 flyer is published

Help spread the word about National Moth Week in your community. Download the National Moth week flyer (pdf) to hand out or post. If you, or anyone you know, can translate the flier to another language, please let us know.

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National Moth Week t-shirts and other products on RedBubble

National Moth Week t-shirts and other products are now available on RedBubble.com.                           ——————————————————————————- To register a National Moth Week event click here. To find National Moth Week events near you click … Continue reading

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National Moth Week 2015, July 18-26, Invites Citizen Scientists to Celebrate Moths

This year’s event to spotlight hawk moths, sphinx moths in Sphingidae family Registration is in full swing for the fourth annual National Moth Week 2015 (NMW) July 18-26, a global citizen-science project that celebrates the beauty, diversity and ecological importance … Continue reading

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Bill Introduced to Name the Io as Official State Moth of New Jersey

  Working with New Jersey Assemblywoman Nancy Pinkin, (D-18th District), The Friends of the East Brunswick (NJ) Environmental Commission, which started and coordinates National Moth Week, has launched an effort to name the Io moth as the official New Jersey … Continue reading

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National Moth Week 2015: The Year of the Sphinx Moth

Happy New Year from the National Moth Week team! While National Moth Week celebrates the diversity of all moths, we like to shine a light—literally and figuratively—on a certain family of moths. Last year, we celebrated the year of the … Continue reading

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“Marvelous Moths”, Jim des Rivieres photos at the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum

New exhibit of Moth photos by Moth’er, photographer and National Moth Week’s sponsor Jim des Rivieres.  The Hudson Highlands Nature Museum‘s new exhibit, “Marvelous Moths,” will open from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Jan. 31 and Feb. 1 at the museum’s Wildlife Education Center, … Continue reading

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