National Moth Week
|Presented By||The Friends of the EB Environmental Commission|
|Goal||Collect data on moth species, ecology and distribution|
|Task||Spot, photograph and list moths during National Moth Week.|
|Where||Global, anywhere on the planet|
Like moths to a flame? Did you know the US is home to over 11,000 moth species? Head outside during National Moth Week July 19-27, 2014 and find a few. Join existing teams or organize a count in your area! Photograph or record moths spotted in parks, environmental education centers, or fluttering around your porchlight.
Why study moths?
|How to Join||
Register a private or public mothing event online at www.nationalmothweek.org.
Camera to photograph moths. Computer access to upload data.
|Ideal Age Group||Elementary school (6 - 10 years), Middle school (11 - 13 years), High school (14 - 17 years), College, Graduate students, Adults, Families|
|Spend the Time||outdoors|
|Type of Activity||On a hike, At school, At a science center, zoo or aquarium, At night, At home|
|Tags||biodiversity, butterflies, insects, lepidoptera, moth, moths|
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