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NMW in Quirimbas National Park, Mozambique

Guest post by Sergio Garrido The Faculty of Natural Sciences (FCN) of the Lurio University is one of the reference education centers in Mozambique, located in the north of the country, in the city of Pemba. Currently, the course of … Continue reading

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Becky’s Marvelous Moths

Rebecca Rupp,  a biologist and a writer,  complied a list of everything moths!  Stories, books (fiction, non-fiction and science fiction), activities, poems, arts and crafts, moth evolution, Silkmoth and more. Check it out on her blog (click here) ———————————————————————————————————- This … Continue reading

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“Come on Over to the Dark Side,” Moth-lover Urges Birders

Dr. John Pickering, NMW Science Advisory Board member, and Jim de Rivieres, NMW sponsor, are featured in the May/June 2014 Audubon magazine article about moths and mothing, written by Rene Ebersole. Click here to read the article.  

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Moths Are All Ugly and Brown – NOT!

Participate in National Moth Week and Explore the Wonders of Moths! By Dave Moskowitz The Rosy Maple moth is either gaudy or stunning depending on your perspective. But with colors described as raspberry and lemon sherbet or a strange golden … Continue reading

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Our Giant Silk Moths and Ancient Mythology

National Moth Week – “The Year of the Silk Moth” – What’s in a name? Participate in National Moth Week and Explore the Wonders of Moths! By Dave Moskowitz Our Giant Silk Moths and Ancient Mythology: Our Beautiful Giant Silk … Continue reading

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Guest post – Dino Martins on NMW in Kenya

Dino J. Martins is a Kenyan entomologist, and a National Geographic Emerging Explorer. Dino participated in NMW in Kenya and blogged about it on his personal blog and on his National Geographic New Watch column. Read about Dino’s mothing during … Continue reading

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Guest post, Ken Philip – NMW In Alaska & First Fairbanks record for Drepana arcuata

We had our NMW event, in the Bonanza Creek ExperimentalForest, which is a few miles west of Fairbanks. The collecting site was in the floodplain of the Tanana River, at the base of a bluff covered with a relict steppe … Continue reading

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Guest post – Michal Rindos about NMW in Slovakia

Michal Rindos is hosting a National Moth Week event in Slovakia. He started with butterflies at the age of 9. In 2001 he started moth breeding and he specialized on Saturniidae and Sphingidae. Since 2008 he is studying biology and focusing … 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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Marcie O’Connor’s set-up and more

Marcie O’Connor is a moth’er in western Wisconsin.  Marcie lives on an old farm that she and her husband are trying to “unfarm” and bring back the prairies and savannas that were here before it was farmed.  On her website/blog … Continue reading

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