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India Biodiversity Portal introduces a podcast series for NMW 2017

India Biodiversity Portal (IBP) has been a NMW partner since 2014.  Over the years India, with the help of IBP, had the the second most number of mothing events per country. For 2017 IBP is producing a series of podcasts … Continue reading

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Art, Science, and Moths? – guest post by Wendy DesChene and Jeff Schmuki

Below is a guest post by Wendy DesChene and Jeff Schmuki, who hosted their event titled the Moth Project, during National Moth Week in 2016. Below, they describe their project and event, which consisted of projecting photos of moths and … Continue reading

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NMW new partner – The Hellenic Biodiversity Center

The ‘Hellenic Biodiversity Center’ is a collectivity and started from 8 friends. The main goal is for people to observe and record the huge biodiversity Greece has.  Our goals is: To preserve wildlife and biodiversity To observe and record the … Continue reading

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T-shirts and much more

Items with the National Moth Week logo are available from RedBubble.  Click on the link below to see clothing options, mugs and travel mugs and other products.  Your purchase helps support National Moth Week, and we thank you for it!

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Moth Breakfast – guest post by Marnie Crowell

The world needs more moth watchers. Every one of you who watches moths might try this during Moth Week: put on a Meet a Moth for Breakfast at your sheet or even porch light from 5 AM to 9 AM.  … Continue reading

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The Hamper Trap—Guest Post by Dr. Carl Barrentine

Carl Barrentine, one of our NMW team members, has kindly shared with us an excellent portable strategy for live-trapping moths.  Candidly, the notion for the ‘hamper trap’ was actually crystallized when Katsumi Ishizuka shared images of his ‘bait trap’ for … Continue reading

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Mothing and caterpillar hunting – Guest post by Isobelle Fox

I came to moths by the same route the moths themselves do – by way of caterpillars. I have been fascinated by them for years, and they are still the primary domain of my interest in Lepidoptera. I moved to Massachusetts … Continue reading

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Project Noah extends virtual patch availability to August 14

Project Noah is a citizen science project mobilizing new generations of nature explorers and helping people around the world appreciate their local wildlife. The ‘Noah’ in Project Noah stands for networked organisms and habitats. Project Noah aims to harness the power … Continue reading

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Project Noah Celebrates National Moth Week 2016 with virtual patch

Project Noah is a citizen science project mobilizing new generations of nature explorers and helping people around the world appreciate their local wildlife. The ‘Noah’ in Project Noah stands for networked organisms and habitats. Project Noah aims to harness the power … Continue reading

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National Moth Week events today, July 25, 2016

There are 98 mothing events today, July 25, 2016! Check the map for mothing events being held around the world today. Green events are public, Blue are private.  

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