National Moth Week - a new global citizen science project focused on moths

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  • 1 Rutgers University, USA
  • | 2 Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, Rutgers University, USA

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National Moth Week is a global citizen science project focusing on moths. During the first National Moth Week, which took place in July 2012, people in over 300 locations worldwide observed and documented the presence of moths in various habitats. This article describes the project’s goals and the methods used to achieve those goals. A summary of outreach activities and data collection is presented.

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