Talks & Treks: Moth Night – Lighting for Lepidoptera!

Photo: Jason Dombroskie

Photo: Jason Dombroskie


8:30 PM

Rain date: Sunday, August 7 at 8:30 PM


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


No registration required.


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 25 years of experience mothing and has many years of experience leading interpretive talks and walks on natural history.


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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