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Overnight Mothing Camp Led by India’s ‘Moth Lady’ is a Hit in Mumbai

Twelve enthusiastic moth-ers spent the first official weekend of National Moth Week 2018 at the Karnala Bird Sanctuary just outside of Mumbai for an overnight camp devoted to observing moths in a region known for its profusion of exotic species. … Continue reading

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LEPIDOPTERA OF MEXICO, BUTTERFLIES AND MOTHS

Guest post By Jessica Hernández-Jerónimo, Eduardo A. Recillas-Bautista and Juan C. García-Morales. Lepidoptera are one of the most diverse orders of insects in the world, with approximately 155,000 species of which 9% are in Mexico! It is surprising that of those … Continue reading

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Meet Max Frederick, 15, National Moth Week Volunteer

Max Frederick attended his first moth night in East Brunswick, N.J., when he was just 5 or 6 years old and barely waist-high to the adults who crowded around the lighted sheet with him. Now 15, he still remembers it.

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Children’s Book Shows ‘Ordinary’ Moths Can Be ‘Extraordinary’

A new children’s book by Connecticut author Karlin Gray echoes what avid moth-ers have always known: There are no “ordinary” moths; each one is special in its own way.

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Submit your National Moth Week observations to iNaturalist

iNaturalist is a place where you can record what you see in nature, meet other nature lovers, and learn about the natural world. For information on how to start (including how to submit observations), click here.

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USA States participating in National Moth Week 2018 – July 2, 2018

Everyone is invited to participate in Moth Week!  Read more On the map below – States in Green have registered events for Moth Week 2018. To see the updated world mothing map and find events in your area Click here.  Whether you state is already registered or not, … Continue reading

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The World Mothing Map today – July 2, 2018

Everyone is invited to participate in Moth Week!  Read more On the map below – Countries in Green have registered events for Moth Week 2018. To see a list of countries and find events in your area Click here.  Whether you county is … Continue reading

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Celebrating NMW in Nepal – Guest blog by Sajan K.C.

Together We Can (NGO)  is celebrating the Global Citizen Science “National Moth Week, 2018” in Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park, Kathmandu (July 29). The event features a 3-4 hour hike from Sundarijal to Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park while spotting and documenting … Continue reading

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NMW 2018 t-shirts and more – now available @ RedBubble

T-shirts, mugs, bags, travel mugs, notebooks, kids clothing and more – all with the National Moth Week logo and 2018 dates are now available for purchase on RedBubble.  Your purchase helps support the project, and we thank you for it. 

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Moth Migration Project, guest post by Hilary Lorenz

  About the Moth Migration Project Moth Migration Project is an ongoing project begun in 2017. The first exhibition premiered August 2017 and was a part of the larger “Cross Pollination”, the exhibit at 516Arts, Albuquerque, NM. Cross Pollination The … Continue reading

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