Learn about moths at Hillview

Posted July 15, 2014 at 10:23 pm

Hillview Recreation Area near Hinton will host Moth Mania, a program during National Moth Week, at 8:30 to 10 p.m., Monday, July 21.

National Moth Week is July 19 through July 27. Finding moths can be as simple as leaving an outside light on and checking it after dark. Logan Cress will guide participants through finding and identifying the different moths that come to light. Scientists estimate that there are 150,000 to more than 500,000 moth species. They are among the most diverse and successful organisms on earth as well as the most dazzling with their varied colors and patterns. This is a free family oriented event. For more information call Diana at 712-847-4170 or email Logan at cress.logan@gmail.com.

Reservations are not required for this program.

Hillview Recreation Area is located at 214601 C-60 near Hinton.

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