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NMW Event – North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences is celebrating National Moth Week and everyone is invited to Moths All Night!  Join the fun July 28, 2012 from 8PM – 4AM at Prairie Ridge Ecostation in Raleigh, NC. Our night of moth fun and science will begin with a brief introduction to moths in our outdoor …

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Science, Art & Entomology

The Love Motel for Insects: Washington DC Variation by Brandon Ballengée Smithsonian National Zoological Park, Summer 2012   Inspired by the shape of dragonfly wings, this sculpture will utilize ultra-violet lights to attract insects and become a public platform for varied local entomology/ ecology themed programs. The primary objective will be to create opportunities for …

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Moth Swag!

Get ’em while they’re hot. That’s right Moth’ers get your NMW tees! We know you are all getting really excited for National Moth Week, which is now only one month away! Show your appreciation with this cool National Moth Week t-shirt! The shirt was designed by Jenn Forman Orth, using an image provided by Lynette …

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Random Moth Finds

What could be better than finding moths? How about finding a moth website you didn’t knew existed? When Googling Plume Moths earlier this morning, I found this site dedicated to them. It is run by Dr. Deborah Matthews from the The McGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity. Their website looks pretty cool as well. So for …

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NMW Is Growing

National Moth Week is proud to announce a new member to our team. Meet Elena Tartaglia. Elena will earn her PhD in Ecology from Rutgers this upcoming December. Her research focuses on moths of the family Sphingidae, which are large, pollinating moths commonly called hawkmoths. She has studied various aspects of nocturnal hawkmoth ecology and behavior …

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