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Moths at Night

  • 8:00pm Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 12:00am Sunday, July 22, 2018

The weather is not looking promising for this program and we may need to reschedule!  Keep an eye out here for updates.

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Celebrate National Moth Week with the Museum at Prairie Ridge! Enjoy a brief orientation in the outdoor classroom, then head out to our blacklights to see what’s out and about throughout the night. Bring a flashlight, a camera (if you have one), and your moth questions. We’ll have activities for kids, Moth Bingo (with prizes!) for everyone, an activity hosted by the North Carolina Entomological Society, and a station to upload photos of the moths that we see to Natural North Carolina or other citizen science projects so that our data can help scientists learn more about the species in our area.  You’ll walk away with some basic identification guides you can use for your own moth adventures!

This is a drop-in program, so you are welcome to arrive at any point during the stated times.  Please come dressed for the weather and bring a flashlight as you will be making a short walk between the classroom and the parking lot that is unlighted.  All ages are welcome to this program, but it is best suited to ages 8 and up.  All children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Please contact Chris Goforth at chris.goforth@naturalsciences.org or for more information.  In the event of bad weather, please call the Prairie Ridge weather line at 919.707.8888 and select option 5 to learn if the program has been canceled/postponed.

Details

Details

Start:
July 21 @ 8:00 pm
End:
July 22 @ 12:00 am
Fee:
No charge

Venue

Prairie Ridge Outdoor Classroom

Prairie Ridge
1671 Gold Star Drive
Raleigh, NC 27607 United States
Phone:
919.707.8888

Organizer

Chris Goforth
919.707.8882