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The 2020 Project Noah Moth Week Patch is ready! Post a moth photo into Moths of the World Mission between July 1 and August 15 and you will receive the special patch. Attaching a picture of the 2020 Moth Week Patch.
I am Sajan KC from Nepal. I will be 26 this July and I love Lepidoptera. A butterfly or a moth, what difference does it make? I first came across mothing in 2017. It was a time when I used … Continue reading
NMW Team Member Jacob Gorneau Turns Youthful Hobby Into College Degree, Graduating from Cornell University in Entomology
Jacob Gorneau was 15 when he came to a moth night in East Brunswick, NJ, in 2013. He and his dad traveled more than 150 miles from upstate New York to meet the NMW team, who’d started the observance just … Continue reading
National Moth Week, July 18-26, Offers a Safe, Enriching Activity for All Ages; Perfect for Social Distancing
9th Annual Celebration July 18-26,2020 Discover the Fascinating World of Moths in Your Backyard Looking for an activity that’s safe, fun and enriching for all ages during this period of social distancing? The ninth annual National Moth Week, … Continue reading
National Moth Week is pleased to welcome Oz Rittner of Tel Aviv University in Israel as the newest NMW country coordinator. Oz is the Lepidoptera collection manager at the Steinhardt Museum at the Israel National Center for Biodiversity Studies at … Continue reading
When Gylma Norman returned to her native Costa Rica after living in California for many years, she took up a new hobby – mothing. It wasn’t long before she was contributing her moth photos to Project Noah, one of National Moth Week’s partner … Continue reading
Once Ken Childs learned how easy it was to observe and photograph moths on his Tennessee farm, he turned his attention from daytime butterflies to his abundant nighttime visitors, soon becoming one of their most prolific photographers. Moving from Southern … Continue reading
LepSnap is a community field guide, created and edited by those who share a commitment to catalog the 175,000+ species of moths and butterflies around the world. It’s a smartphone app and web platform that uses image recognition AI (Artificial … Continue reading
Like moths to a flame: National Moth Week, and how you can help our nighttime wildlife – by Dr. Callum J. Macgregor
The International Dark Sky Association is “the recognized authority on light pollution and is the leading organization combating light pollution worldwide.” In a blog on the organization’s website, Callum Macgregor, Ph.D., of the University of York in the United Kingdom, … Continue reading
Online registration is now open for the sixth annual National Moth Week, a worldwide citizen science project for people of all ages and abilities to be observed this year July 22 through 30. This year, National Moth Week will celebrate … Continue reading