Category Archives: News & Updates

New moth record in Salzburg

Michael Kurz of NMW partner NKIS had a new moth record for the Federal Territory of Salzburg during this year’s NMW. The moth, Noctua interjecta caliginosa, was also only the third record for Austria.  Kurz was not planning on doing any mothing … Continue reading

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NMW 2014 results from Israel

The Facebook page Arthropods, Reptiles and Amphibians Photography is National Moth Week’s data collection partner in Israel. The page runs a monthly challenge to select three winning photographs from members’ entries. The subject for July 2014 was moths, with no … Continue reading

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Thank you to everyone who participated in National Moth Week 2014

Thank you to everyone who participated in National Moth Week 2014. Whether you attended an organized event or observed the moths in your own backyard, you were part of a worldwide citizen science project that is illuminating the beauty and … Continue reading

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Vijay Barve, NMW India Coordinator, is a winner of the GBIF Young Researchers Award

Vijay Barve, National Moth Week India Coordinator for India, has been selected as a winner of the GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility) Young Researchers Award. Vijay Barve is a research fellow at the Foundation for Revitalisation of Local Health Traditions (FRLHT) in Bangalore, and … Continue reading

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NMW on Science Friday, a weekly radio show

Listen to Elena Tartaglia talking about National Moth Week on the radio show Science Friday. Science Friday (known as SciFri for short) is a weekly call-in talk show that broadcasts in the USA each Friday on PRI.  SciFri is hosted by award winning science journalist Ira Flatow.  The radio … Continue reading

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NMW in Japan portal website has been launched

    Moth’ers in Japan should use the moth record submission system (in Japanese) http://submit.nationalmothweek-jp.net/ Photos can be also shared on the Flickr group at https://www.flickr.com/photos/nationalmothweek-jp/

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Insect News Network – NATIONAL MOTH WEEK: 3-Minute “Insect Essentials”

Click here to listen to: Insect News Network – NATIONAL MOTH WEEK: 3-Minute “Insect Essentials” Interview with David Moskowitz

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An Exaltation of Moths, Much-Maligned Kin of the Butterfly, NY Times

Click here to read a NY Times article about National Moth Week.  

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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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