11/18 – Spokane Meeting – 6 pm “Glad Tidings from Mothlandia”

We are very pleased and excited to announce our very own mothman Carl Barrentine is doing the presentation this month with a few more local moth-ers!!!  Keep reading for details….

Where: Via Zoom – please register for this event by clicking here: 
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZItduysqj8iHtzomoDBqAA5C1FVc0gLiN74
After registering you will receive an email confirmation containing information about joining the meeting.

Six Spokane residents invested many hours finding and photographing moths (as well as other interesting arthropods) during the 2020 Mothing Season.  Four of these ‘mothologists’ will share highlights of their experiences night-lighting for leps with WBA members. 

Part 1. Michelle Sloan Bos, Meteorologist and Entomologist,  “If You Build It, They will Come.” 
Click here to meet Michelle:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_PVzu0ePcJI

Part 2. Michael Woodruff, Physician and Naturalist, “My First Summer of Mothing Adventures in Spokane.” 
Click here to meet Michael:  https://www.inaturalist.org/people/nightjar09

Part 3. Susan Mulvihill, Garden Columnist and Book Author, “How I Got Hooked on Mothing.” 
Click here to meet Susan: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0N7dmvSTQfk 
and https://www.susansinthegarden.com/books/

Part 4. Carl Barrentine, Retired Professor and Photographer, “Taxonomic Update: Three Years of Backyard Mothing in Spokane.”  
Click here to meet Carl: 
https://nationalmothweek.org/2020/07/18/backyard-mothing-with-carl-barrentine-in-spokane-washington-usa/

P.S. We would like to introduce and acknowledge two other Spokane Moth’ers who are unable to make zoom presentations for the November WBA meeting.  Both have been exhaustively enthusiastic in their dutiful nocturnal efforts of finding and photographing Spokane County Moths during 2020.

Ronald Smith, Wildlife Photographer, with his Moth Trap

Tom Munson, Wildlife Photographer  

Just a few things about zoom and the upcoming meeting:

1) Participants will be muted upon entering the meeting so please keep yourselves muted during the meeting unless you are talking just to keep outside noise levels down

2) Please register in advance for this meeting you can do this by clicking the link below or the same link at the top of the email:  

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZItduysqj8iHtzomoDBqAA5C1FVc0gLiN74

After registering you will receive an email confirmation containing information about joining the meeting.

WBA hopes to see you all there!!!

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