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Update and Information for NMW on iNaturalist!

On iNaturalist, National Moth Week 2020 is off to a great start! We are just a little over 3 days in and we have already observed over 30,000 moths totaling over 3,000 species. Any moths you upload during NMW will … Continue reading

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First Moth week in Slovakia – Guest post by David Turčáni

For the first time we made mothing event in Slovakia. The organizer was the project Land of Bees, which educates about pollinators, mainly bees. But this year we started a special program about butterflies and moths.   Our event was held on July 25, 2019. Mothing attracted not only moths, but also people … Continue reading

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Mothing and caterpillar hunting – Guest post by Isobelle Fox

I came to moths by the same route the moths themselves do – by way of caterpillars. I have been fascinated by them for years, and they are still the primary domain of my interest in Lepidoptera. I moved to Massachusetts … Continue reading

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Mothing in Indiana, USA – Guest post by Debbie Goedde

Debbie Goedde is an Adv. Master Naturalist in Evansville, Indiana. She participated in National Moth Week in the past three years. In 2016 she ran a few mothing events:  on July 23 a private event at a for large garden organization … Continue reading

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MOTH PROJECTOR at Prairie Haven

Marcie and Mike O’Connor, moth’ers from Wisconsin (USA), experimented with a new scheme this year, for their moth party. One of the problems people always have – especially folks who have never looked at moths before – is that moths are hard … Continue reading

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2015 MOTH PARTY at Prairie Haven

NMW participant Marcie O’Connor wrote about her event, or Moth Party, on her blog ‘Prairie Haven‘.  The party included hiking, food and of course moths…  There was no moth cake this year, but Anne promised to make one for next … Continue reading

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Mighty moths and moths with mites! Guest post by Ian Morton, Belize

Ian sent us this blog post from Hickatee Cottages, Southern Belize: I thought that this was a fun title and a good excuse to post images of some of National Moth Week’s spotlighted family, Sphingidae, as well as some of … Continue reading

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Did you submit your Moth Week observation?

National Moth Week is working with several organizations to collect moth observation data. We encourage data collection and high quality photographic documentation of moths during National Moth Week for anyone interested in this important endeavor.  You do not have to … Continue reading

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Eric Metzler recieved NPS Award

Congratulations to Eric Metzler on receiving a National Park Service award for his moth study and survey in two National Parks. Eric is NMW Science Advisory Board member and coordinator of NMW events in the two National Parks. Read about … Continue reading

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High Park Moth Night, Toronto, Canada

 Guest post by Karen Yukich High Park Moth Night was held on July 30 this year, after a late-day thunderstorm cleared up just in time. This annual event is co-sponsored by the Toronto Entomologists’ Association and the High Park Nature … Continue reading

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