The new Peterson Guide to Moth – Book tour schedule

Seabrooke Leckie, co-author of the “New Peterson Guide to Moths of Northeastern North America“, and a sponsor of National Moth Week,  will present this newest title in the Peterson Field Guide Series in a series of presentations during an upcoming book tour.

Here is what she posted on her blog on April 20th, 2012:

I head off on the book tour for the Peterson Field Guide to Moths in a week and a half! I’m busy finalizing details and getting myself organized to go; lots of little things to take care of before then.

Here’s the final tour schedule. If you have a question about any of these events, please contact the person listed (if it’s regarding the facilities) or myself (if it’s regarding the event details, or if no person is listed).

*Event attendees may leave early if you need to go – we won’t trap you!

April 29 Dearborn (Detroit), Michigan 8pm – midnight* University of Michigan-Dearborn Environmental Interpretive Center Presented by UMD with Rouge River Bird Observatory More information (with link to map). Please RSVP with this form.

April 30 Middleburg (Columbus), Ohio 8pm – midnight* Big Darby Headwaters Nature Preserve Presented by Columbus Audubon More information. Please RSVP with this link or email sross at by April 25.

May 1 Wheeling, West Virginia 7:30 – midnight* Oglebay’s Good Zoo Please RSVP to Penny Miller by email (pmiller at or phone 304-243-4027.

May 2-5 New River Gorge National River, West Virginia New River Birding and Nature Festival This is a registration-only event. If you’re interested in participating, visit the festival’s website here.

May 6 – day off for sanity

May 7 Davis, West Virginia 7pm – midnight* Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center More information.

May 8 Millersburg, Pennsylvania 8pm – midnight* Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art More information. Registration suggested but not necessary. Members free, non-members $3.

May 9 Hockessin, Delaware 7pm – 9pm* (or later) Ashland Nature Center Presented by Delaware Nature Society More information. This appears to be listed as members-only, which I hadn’t realized. If you are interested in coming to this event but are not a member of the DNS, contact me and I’ll see about sneaking you in. 🙂

May 10 East Brunswick, New Jersey 8pm – 11pm* East Brunswick Cultural Arts Center, Playhouse 22 Presented by Friends of the East Brunswick Environmental Commission More information.

May 11 – day off to visit friends

May 12 Athol, Massachusetts 8pm – midnight* 1542 Pleasant Street, Athol Hosted by Dave Small of the Athol Bird and Nature Club For more information contact Dave by email (dave at or phone (978-413-1772) (event posting here)

May 13 Danby, New York 8pm – 10:30pm* (or later) Danby Town Hall Presented by Danby Conservation Advisory Council More information.

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