Friday Night Bug Lights

Oct. 16, 2020 7-8pm CST
Closeup of a large mantis insect on white sheet under a purplish tint of a black light. Learn about insects and the growing hobby called "Mothing" and how you can join it and connect with others who share a love for insects

Join us on Microsoft Teams (a virtual video meeting room) to celebrate insect biodiversity and connect with other insect enthusiasts who practice the hobby of "Mothing" - setting up sheets at night to attract insects.

Featuring:

  • A variety of insects ranging from beetles to moths
  • Guest enthusiasts
  • How To videos

Learn about:

  • Setting up your own moth sheet, taking photos of insects, and identifying what you find
  • The opportunity to connect with others in the area with similar interests
  • How you can join in this growing pastime


Click to register here (Free): https://www.eventbrite.com/.../events/123175520297/details

Location: Online Click HERE to JOIN (Please join 10-15 minutes early)

Date: Friday October 16th

Time: 7-8:00 PM Central

Cost: Free

Ages: Young adult and older (Just this virtual program, "mothing" itself is fun for ALL ages!)

Unfamiliar with Teams? Watch this 4 min Youtube video to learn how to use the control panel and join!

Hosted by Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge and Houston Urban Community Partnerships and Engagement, visit the Official Anahuac NWR Facebook page to watch videos and find insect content leading up to the main event! Special thanks to Friends of Anahuac Refuge.


For details or help registering contact: Jessica_Jia@fws.gov