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Submitting data and other observations

Have you camera ready for Moth Week events! You can submit moth observations to any of our partner organizations . Discover Life, BAMONA and Project Noah introduce a special category for NMW, see below. More information on these and other … Continue reading

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National Moth Week Partners with BAMONA for Data Collection

Butterflies and Moths of North America (www.butterfliesandmoths.org) is excited to partner with National Moth Week (NMW).  Our website provides easy online submission of your backyard photographs, and we encourage all NMW participants to create a free account and to submit … Continue reading

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Moth Money!

It’s this simple: Get an album. Take photos of moths (and photos marking the time and place you found them). Upload photos to your album.  Tag with location. Do it better than anyone else — collect your money!  Discover Life … Continue reading

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Moth data collection – why and how

National Moth Week offers an unparalleled opportunity to contribute meaningful scientific data about moths. We encourage data collection and high quality photographic documentation of moths during National Moth Week for anyone interested in this important endeavor. Obtaining voucher specimens for … Continue reading

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New mothing tools and upcoming events from Discover Life

Discover Life  recently published some exciting new tools for analysis of moth data. Check out the Simple protocol for monitoring moths. Please also see: 1) An example of the new phenology tool.  This page compares across years the dates when … Continue reading

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So You Want To Photograph Moths?

National Moth Week will soon be here and hopefully many a backyard will be glowing with either a Mercury Vapor or Ultra Violet bulb. Most importantly, will you be photo cataloging this event? If yes, one might want to brush … Continue reading

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Meet our partners – BAMONA

What is BAMONA? The Butterflies and Moths of North America (BAMONA) project is ambitious effort to collect and provide access to quality-controlled data about butterflies and moths. The project is hosted by the Butterfly and Moth Information Network and is … Continue reading

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Meet our partners – Discover Life

Discover Life‘s mission is to assemble and share knowledge in order to improve education, health, agriculture, economic development, and conservation throughout the world. We provide free on-line tools to identify species, share ways to teach and study nature’s wonders, report … Continue reading

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Statement on Collecting – The Lepidopterists’ Society

Adopted by the Executive Council: 13 June 1996, Houston, Texas The Lepidopterists’ Society affirms that collecting Lepidoptera is one of many legitimate activities enabling professional and avocational lepidopterists to further the scientifically sound and progressive study of Lepidoptera and education … Continue reading

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Opinion: Exploring a Little-Known Planet, By Edward O. Wilson

Jim Harrison, photographer Harvard News Office From: The Scientist, October 1, 2011 One of the fundamental questions of biology is the amount and full nature of biodiversity on Earth. It should be worrisome to all that 250 years after Carl … Continue reading

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