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National Moth Week Survey: Community Science Day

July 20 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Are you passionate about conservation? Does community science pique your interest? Do you enjoy the Forest at dusk? This might be the program for you!

Join us in celebrating National Moth Week with a night of community science! Did you know that there are over 1300 species of moths in Nebraska? How much do you really know about them and their role in nature? During this exciting event, we will learn about the importance of moths in our ecosystem, set up moth survey sites, and collect data for the National Moth Week database. If you’re interested in learning more about the nocturnal critters in the world around us and participating in hands-on research, we encourage you to join in the fun! We encourage participants to bring their own headlamps; we will have a limited number of flashlights and lanterns available.

This program is geared toward adults and families with science-minded children (older elementary and over) due to the upper-level concepts and activities we will be engaging with. Parents and guardians are responsible for any children in their care.

DATES: July 20
TIME: 8:00 – 10:00 P.M.
LOCATION: Fontenelle Forest
PROGRAM FEE: $15 for members; $20 for non-members. MEMBERS MUST SIGN IN TO RECEIVE DISCOUNT.

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Check out our other community science days!


Beetles in the Wetlands
July 14

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National Moth Week Survey
July 20

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Monarch Tagging
September 14

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Did you know? Fontenelle Forest is a 501c3 private, nonprofit that owns Fontenelle Forest in Bellevue, and Neale Woods Nature Reserve in Omaha. We work hard to protect and conserve over 2,100 acres and 24 miles of trails for current and future generations to explore and enjoy. Founded in 1913, Fontenelle Forest is one of Nebraska’s oldest conservation organizations and one of the largest private nature centers in the nation.

Daily admission, memberships, program/event registrations and donations directly support Fontenelle Forest’s mission of conservation, education and outdoor recreation. Thank you for your support! 

Call 402-731-3140. 
interested in upcoming events at the Forest? Click Below to see Our full calendar.

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July 20
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Fontenelle Forest
1111 Bellevue Blvd North
Bellevue, NE 68005 United States
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