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Moths:  Why moths? Hong Kong; National Moth Week; Citizen Science; iNaturalist. By Roger Kendrick

I have been asked to write a few words on moths and NMW. So here, in a not too roundabout way, I’ll attempt to explain the significance of moths and National Moth Week . First up – moths. Why should … Continue reading

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LepiMAP – The Atlas of African Lepidoptera, Guest post by Megan Loftie-Eaton (LepiMAP project coordinator)

  Mapping how species ranges are changing is key to proper biodiversity conservation and can act as an early warning system if a species might be in trouble. Is a species’ range expanding or contracting? If we don’t know this … Continue reading

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Submit Your Moth Sightings to BAMONA

Whether you’re new to mothing or an experienced moth-er, you can contribute to science by submitting photos and information on your sightings to Butterflies and Moths of North America (BAMONA), a partner of National Moth Week. BAMONA is a unique, … Continue reading

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Did you submit NMW 2015 data?

Learn about why and how to submit moth observation – click here.  

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Did you submit your Moth Week observation?

National Moth Week is working with several organizations to collect moth observation data. We encourage data collection and high quality photographic documentation of moths during National Moth Week for anyone interested in this important endeavor.  You do not have to … Continue reading

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NMW new partner – ZERYNTHIA, Spain’s organization for butterfly conservation

ZERYNTHIA, the only national organization for butterfly conservation in Spain, is a nonprofit association that works in the areas of conservation, reporting and scientific study on Spanish butterflies and moths. It is the Spanish partner of Butterfly Conservation Europe, a … Continue reading

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Submit Your Moth Sightings to BAMONA

Whether you’re new to mothing or an experienced moth-er, you can contribute to science by submitting photos and information on your sightings to Butterflies and Moths of North America (BAMONA), a partner of National Moth Week. BAMONA is a unique, … Continue reading

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NMW new partner – Hong Kong Moths

We are happy to add Hong Kong Moths as a new partner of National Moth Week. Hong Kong Moths is part of the Asian Lepidoptera Conservation Group/Symposium, an informal “connecting” organization for Lepidoptera conservation in Asia. Moth observations from Hong … Continue reading

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Project Noah aims to document 1000 spottings of moths found during National Moth Week

Project Noah is a citizen-science based website open to amateur nature lovers and scientists alike. One can submit data points, known as “spottings,” identified or unidentified. If your “spotting” is unidentified, members of the community will assist in helping with … Continue reading

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NMW event – Moth Dinner Party in Maine

The Dustin family in Maine are having a festive moth dinner party with their friends. We are looking forward to photos of moths and people celebrating NMW. Here is the invitation they sent: You and your family are invited to … Continue reading

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