National Moth Week 2017
|Presented By||National Moth Week/Friends of the East Brunswick Environmental Commission|
|Goal||Collect data on moth diversity and distribution|
|Task||Observe and photograph moths. Submit to partner organizations.|
|Where||Global, anywhere on the planet|
National Moth Week celebrates the beauty, life cycles, and habitats of moths. “Moth-ers” of all ages and abilities are encouraged to learn about, observe, and document moths in their backyards, parks, and neighborhoods. National Moth Week is being held, worldwide, during the last full week of July. NMW offers everyone, everywhere a unique opportunity to become a Citizen Scientist and contribute scientific data about moths. Through partnerships with major online biological data depositories, NMW participants can help map moth distribution and provide needed information on other life history aspects around the globe.
|How to Join||
Visit the website at www.nationalmothweek.org to find a mothing event near you and to register your mothing location. Also on the website you can find links to data depositories site to submit your moth observations.
|Ideal Age Group||Middle school (11 - 13 years), High school (14 - 17 years), College, Graduate students, Adults, Families, Seniors|
|Ideal Frequency||Just once|
|Average Time||Several hours|
|Spend the Time||outdoors|
|Type of Activity||At a science center, zoo or aquarium, At night, At home|
|Tags||biodiversity, distribution, ecology, lepidoptera, moth, moth night, moths, nature, night, pollinator, pollinators|
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