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Today we’re sharing with you some beautiful moth photography by Warren Krupsaw. Says Krupsaw: “With more than a half-century experience as a serious nature photographer (landscape & detail), I’ve always had an interest in insects as well as other animals … Continue reading
Adrian Thysse recently shared his fascinating and beautiful video of the Devonian Botanic Garden’s July 26th Moth Night. It is a gorgeous production, with excellent & artful photography and set to lovely hypnotic music. Definitely worth the watch! Visit his … Continue reading
National Moth Week was featured on East Brunswick TV! Watch founders Liti Haramaty and Dave Moskowitz as well as members of the community below (segment is from minutes 1:10 – 6:00):
I often think about how to influence my neighbors in the direction of planting natives and observing the biodiversity in our back yards. We live adjacent to an urban forest and our yards are key in developing a biological corridor. How do we … Continue reading
Here’s a video from BBC’s Natural World on caterpillar mimicry.
The larva of Calindoea trifascialis (Thrydidae), a species of moth native to Vietnam, uses the sun to navigate to safe shady areas. The caterpillar spends its life wrapped in a leaf and actually jumps around to find safe areas to pupate. Read the … Continue reading
Our NMW event at the Meadowlands environmental center was rainy but we had a great turnout! Read more about it here and here at The Meadowlands Nature Blog.
There are so many things that make people unique; different cultures, races, religions careers, interests and personalities. But there’s one thing that unifies many people from across the globe. Unfortunately, it’s a negative. Most people fear or even hate insects, … Continue reading
BellaVista Cloud Forest, Quito, Ecuador - We are a cloud forest reserve and lodge with overnight options under 2 hours from Quito. There is a huge diversity of moths in this cloud forest (at 2000-2200 metres elevation, 7000-7500 feet) and many … Continue reading
Pinelands Preservation Alliance, Southampton, NJ - Join us at the Bishop Farmstead for a slide show presentation about the important role of moths in the ecosystem followed by up-close observation of the fascinating insects attracted to a black light in our … Continue reading