Talks & Treks: Moth Night

Photo: Jason Dombroskie


8:30 PM

Rain date: August 16 at 8:30 PM


Wesley Hill Nature Preserve—town of Richmond


Please email or call (607) 275-9487 to register.


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


Meet at the Gulick Road entrance! From Honeoye, take Rt. 20A east to East Lake Road. Follow East Lake Rd. south for a short distance and then turn left on County Rd. 33. Continue a short distance and turn right on Pinewood Hill Rd. Follow Pinewood Hill, then Gulick Road south toward Cumming Nature Center, for a total of 6.4 miles to preserve entrance, on right.  Please park on the side of the road adjacent to the parking lot, as we will set up our chairs in the parking area. 


Please refrain from bringing dogs as they may impede the observation of wildlife.

This event will be rescheduled if there are storms in the forecast.

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