Tag Archives: Moths

Worried about Pollinators?  Now is the time to speak up

If you are worried about bees, butterflies, beetles, moths, and other pollinators, now is the time to speak up and submit comments to the US Department of Agriculture and the Environmental Protection Agency. The two agencies held “listening sessions” last week to gather “stakeholder input” for the President’s new “Pollinator Health Task Force” regarding the Read More →

Hummingbird Clearwing Caterpillar

I have come to believe that — like the pot that boils when we stop watching it — my best nature sightings happen when I am not expecting them. So it was earlier this week, when I took a team of workmen to my backyard to repair a section of my fence.  It was pouring rain Read More →

Imperial Moth Inspires Search for Led Zep track

We woke up this morning to find this lovely creature hanging off our living room window screen. Although I’ve never actually seen one before, it looks like it could be an Imperial Moth.  I can see where the name comes from — this thing is regal beyond belief. Strangely, its large size is making it Read More →