buckmoth on green leaf

Community Science: Buckmoth Survey Training

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 | 6:00 pm

6:00 pm - 07:00 PM

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Suitable for adults

The inland barrens buckmoth is a giant silk moths that feeds exclusively on scrub oaks as a caterpillar. This beautiful day-flying moth, a species of greatest conservation need in New York State, can be seen flying over the preserve in the fall. Train this evening to become a citizen scientist and help us monitor buckmoths in the preserve.

The Training: Join us to learn about the Inland barrens buckmoth, a giant silk moth that feeds exclusively on scrub oaks as a caterpillar, and how you can help survey them.

The Survey: Surveyors will conduct surveys to count buckmoths from late September through early October.

Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center
From I-87 take exit 2W (Rt 5 West, Central Avenue). Follow Rt 5 for about 2 miles then turn left onto Rt 155 (New Karner Rd). Continue on Rt 155 for about 1.2 miles. The Discovery Center is located on the left at 195 New Karner Road. (518)456-0655
195 New Karner Road Suite 1
Albany, New York