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National Moth Week welcomes Jessica Hernández Jerónimo of Mexico as our newest country coordinator

My name is Jessica Hernández Jerónimo. I studied biology and I’m in the process of getting my bachelor’s degree at Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Nacional Aútonoma de México in Mexico City. I did my thesis about the diversity of butterflies of … Continue reading

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Moth Night at the Cairns Botanic Gardens, Australia

Information and photos from Dr. David Rentz Thirty five people attended at the Cairns Botanic Gardens but not as many moths as we usually observe because we found out that the area was sprayed mosquitoes in late July. Below are … Continue reading

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Update and Information for NMW on iNaturalist!

On iNaturalist, National Moth Week 2020 is off to a great start! We are just a little over 3 days in and we have already observed over 30,000 moths totaling over 3,000 species. Any moths you upload during NMW will … Continue reading

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Watch the videos – iNaturewatch Foundation hosting Dr V Shubhalxmi for online mothing events

Zoom Live with Moth Book Author Dr. Geetha Iyer   How to become a moth citizen scientists by Ms Priti Choghale Book talk by Authors of Moth Books- Dr Jagbir Singh Webinar on How to Study Moth Life History by Dr. … Continue reading

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Staten Island Museum – Moth Night Discovery Kit 2020

Staten Island Museum Offers a Moth Night Discovery Kit for Safe Mothing During the Pandemic What’s your favorite holiday? Halloween? New Year’s? At the Staten Island Museum in New York, we’re usually counting down to Moth Night! The Museum’s insect … Continue reading

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MOTH NIGHT 2019 CAIRNS, AUSTRALIA, Guest Post by David Rentz

The annual Moth Night was held in the Botanic Gardens, Cairns on 28 August 2019. More than 50 members of the public attended, including several children. It was a perfect night–warm, windless and dry. Moth Night is an international event … Continue reading

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NATIONAL MOTH WEEK 2019- Guest post by SAJAN K.C., NEPAL

This is my second year of National Moth Week. While last year I organized a public moth watching event at a national park in Nepal (Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park, Kathmandu), this year was different. I set up a light trap … Continue reading

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First Moth week in Slovakia – Guest post by David Turčáni

For the first time we made mothing event in Slovakia. The organizer was the project Land of Bees, which educates about pollinators, mainly bees. But this year we started a special program about butterflies and moths.   Our event was held on July 25, 2019. Mothing attracted not only moths, but also people … Continue reading

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7 Year Old “Little Moth Volunteer” from India – Guest post by Saurabh Singh

National Moth Week is around the corner and the buzz can be felt throughout the scheduled mothing events across the globe, all preparing to make it a grand one. About 40 countries are participating in 2019 edition of NMW and … Continue reading

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In a War-Torn Country, Moth Watching Offers a Peaceful Diversion

In war-torn Syria, Mudar Salimeh has found an oasis of tranquility by studying moths. Thanks to Mudar’s interest in moths, Syria is on National Moth Week’s world map for thefirst time since it was started in 2012. He will be … Continue reading

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