National Moth Week News/Media 2017

News/Media 2017

News Release Archive

National Moth Week 2017, July 22-30, Illuminates Moths Around the World;
Sixth Annual Observance Spotlights Colorful Tiger Moths 
June 28,2017

The colorful, boldly patterned tiger moths are in the spotlight this year for the Sixth Annual National Moth Week taking place throughout the United States and around the world July 22 through 30.

Registration Now Open for National Moth Week 2017, July 22-30, Celebrating Beautiful Tiger Moths    January 14, 2017, 

Online registration is now open for the sixth annual National Moth Week, a worldwide citizen science project for people of all ages and abilities to be observed this year July 22 through 30.  

2017 fliers

Help spread the word about National Moth Week in your community. Download and print the National Moth week flier (pdf) to hand out or post.


English  flyer

French flyer_French         ;  Hebrew flyer_Hebrew

Spanish flyer_Espanol      ;   Portuguese flyer Portuguese

German flyer_German     ;   Russian flyer_Russian

If you, or someone you know, can help translate the flier from English to any other language – please contact us.

If you are holding a public event, National Moth week encourages you to share your plans with your local news media in order to let your community know about it. Help us spread the word by using the following information as part of your own news release.

Sample news release for 2017 – coming soon

National Moth Week on the internet and in the News:

Insect Update: Moths – Wisconsin Public Radio
BAMONA                                                       Mothing event at Deer Isle, ME, USA
Delaware Nature Society, USA             Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy, VA, USA
Moth Night at the Highland Woods Nature Reserve
Celebrate National Moth Week at DeKorte Park!
Blacklighting for National Moth Week           
WII to document over 900 moth species in Uttarakhand
The Lepidopterists’ Society           
White Sands National Monuments hosts MothaPalooza
 Moths are nature’s masters of disguise
Navi Mumbai NGO to organize nightout with moth



For links to news article, press releases and more from previous National Moth Week-

-click here for News / Media 2016       -click here for News / Media 2015

-click here for News / Media 2014       -click here for News / Media 2013

-click here for News / Media 2012

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