Talks & Treks: Moth Night – Lighting for Lepidoptera!

Photo: Suan Hsi Yong

Photo: Suan Hsi Yong

Time

9:00 PM

Rain date: Sunday, July 16 at 9:00 PM

Location

Roy H. Park Preserve – north entrance, town of Dryden

Registration

No registration required. Except in the case of extreme weather, walks go rain, sun or snow. Please check our Facebook page or this web page for updates.

Description

Bring a lawn chair, a head lamp, warm clothes, and a camera.  Several lights will be set up for moth and other insect observation and we will discuss the identification and natural history of the species that come in.  Leading this event will be Jason Dombroskie, Manager of the Cornell University Insect Collection and Coordinator of the Insect Diagnostic Lab.  He has 26 years of experience mothing and has many years of experience leading interpretive talks and walks on natural history.

Directions

From Ithaca, take Rt. 13 North towards Dryden. Go approx. 12 miles and turn right on Irish Settlement Rd. Continue on Irish Settlement approx. 4 miles to find the NORTH parking area–where the boardwalk is–on the left (approx. 0.5 mile after Hammond Hill Rd).

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