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Moth Talk & Viewing

July 28, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

free

What draws a moth to flame? How can you tell a butterfly from a moth? Where do moths go during the day? Come see a dazzling array of local moths and learn about the secret life of these mysterious visitors.

Join naturalist Jim Johnson for a rare evening viewing moths under the stars at Alder Creek Farm. Jim will demonstrate how to safely attract, trap, document, and release moths.

Plan to gather at Alder Creek Farm by 8 p.m. to tour the site and hear more about the Community Garden located on the property.

Then, enjoy a fascinating lecture about moths and what it means to participate in citizen science. Jim will also discusscrowd-sourcing ecological data online, and answer questions about how to get started as a citizen scientist on websites like iNaturalist and eBird.

Finally, watch as the moths gather on the illuminated screens and discover how many different species make Alder Creek Farm their home!

Alder Creek Farm is located at 35955 Underhill Lane in NehalemBring flashlights for all participants.

Details

Date:
July 28, 2018
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost:
free
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Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/moth-talk-viewing-tickets-47904417402

Venue

Alder Creek Farm
Underhill Lane
Nehalem, 97131
Website:
https://tillamookliving.com/venue/alder-creek-farm-3/