Arboretum at Night

Wine, Cheese and Moths

Are moths simply drab butterflies with insomnia? National Moth Week begins this weekend and while we know how many species of butterflies flit around Houston (over 100!), no one is quite sure how many different moths can be found here. After an informative presentation about these members of the Lepidoptera order of insects, we will take a pleasant night hike explore use black lights to explore three different habitats for nocturnal flying insects, including moths.

Dates: Saturday, July 19, 2014
Time: 7:30- 10:00 p.m.
Instructor: Katy Emde is a member of several conservation organizations, including Native Plant Society of Texas, Texas Master Naturalists and Houston Audubon. Katy’s current passion is learning about and sharing the remarkably diverse world of moths.
Pricing: Members: $20; Non-Members: $35; Minimum age of 12.
Class size: 17 min. / 60 max. per session

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Upcoming programs in this category include:

21 JUNE Arboretum at Night BBQ, Telescopes & a Night in the Woods
28 JUNE Arboretum at Night Wine, Cheese and Frogs
19 JULY Arboretum at Night Wine, Cheese and Moths
9 AUGUST Arboretum at Night Wine, Cheese and Bats