NMW Collaborators

Project Noah helps host the inaugural National Moth Week – Guest Post by Jacob Gorneau

The Moths of the World mission at Project Noah  was featured as part of the inaugural National Moth Week, which ran from July 23, 2012 to July 29, 2012.  Project Noah and National Moth Week promoted appreciation of all moths around the world during the week. If a user contributed a spotting to the Moths …

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Brandon Ballengée’s Love Motel for Insects

Art meets nature and moths at the “Love Motel for Insects”, Brandon Ballengée series of installations. Celebrate National Moth Week by visiting two of them: one in Washington DC and the other in NYC (see below). Urban Art Projects (UAP) is thrilled to introduce exciting new programming inspired by the desire to bring to the public participatory …

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A New Book Enters the Contest!

Jim Sogaard was generous enough to contribute a signed copy of his book, “Moths & Caterpillars of the North Woods,” to our on-going contest for registered-mothers. This first-of-its-kind field guide presents photos and information about more than 300 species of moths found in the North. An innovative format makes field identification a snap, and 700-plus …

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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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An Article by a NMW Supporter

One of National Moth Week’s sponsors, David Wagner, recently had an article published in the Lepidopterists’ Society Newsletter. Titled “Moth Decline in the Northeastern United States,” this article outlines rare and extirpated moth species of Connecticut, and the establishment of southern moth species in the northeastern U.S. Also be sure to check out David Wagner’s …

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