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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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Why should you register your public or private event with National Moth Week?

Here are some reasons:  1.National Moth Week provides a central portal for teaching and learning about moths. 2. National Moth Week helps researchers see the big picture. Where are people looking at moths? Where is data coming from?   3. … Continue reading

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NMW Celebration at the “Heartland of India” – Guest post by Saurabh Singh

Jashpur Wildlife Welfare Foundation (NGO) is a nonprofit organization based in Jashpur, Chhattisgarh (India) working rigorously on conservation of wildlife since last 2 years and they are celebrating “National Moth Week” at the heartland of India i.e. Jashpur, Chhattisgarh. Chhattisgarh … Continue reading

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Welcome Chris Taklis – NMW Greece coordinator

Chris Taklis participated in the past in NMW and have been promoting the project on Greek social media pages. This is what Chris sent us for his bio: I am a Marine and Conservation Biologist. I love sharks mostly of … Continue reading

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Moth night in High Park (Toronto, Canada) – by Karen Yukich

Our annual public moth night in High Park (Toronto, Canada) was once again affected by weather. Rather than risk another rainy evening like last year, we rescheduled to July 26 and joined High Park’s regular weekly moth study group. The … Continue reading

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Moth Paintings – Guest post by Deborah Davis

Moths are nocturnal creatures and so are inherently mysterious. Since their intricate patterns and colors are rarely observed in casual encounters at the porch light, I paint them large. It is intimate. I have encountered each of these moths at … Continue reading

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