Celebrate National Moth Week July 18-28

When

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 (All day) to Tuesday, July 28, 2015 (All day)

What

External

Where

Cornell Plantations and Brooktondale Community Center

Description

Celebrate National Moth Week July 18-28  – look for events in your area on the interactive map at http://nationalmothweek.org/events-map/  

In Ithaca:

Monday, July 20: Take a tour of the "Love Motel," a sculpted canvas to attract insects with the artist, Brandon Ballengee, from 7-8 p.m. Stay for bug watching from 8-10 p.m.
Meet at the Ponds area in the F. R. Newman Arboretum for both events.

Wednesday, July 22; 1 - 4 p.m: Take a walk with Cornell entomologist Jason J. Dombroskie through the Mundy Wildflower Garden and around Beebe Lake to look for moths and their caterpillars. Meet at the entrance to the Mundy Wildflower Garden on Caldwell Road.

Wednesday, July 22; 9 p.m. - midnight: Cornell entomologist Jason J. Dombroskie will set up a bright mercury vapor light and two ultraviolet lights to attract nocturnal moths. Meet at the Newman Overlook in the F. R. Newman Arboretum.

Brooktondale: Fri, July 24: 8:30 pm - Brooktondale Community Center public look at the Love Motel (assembled on site earlier)

Brandon Ballengee's Moth Love Hotel