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Category Archives: Notes from the Lab

Unicorn Caterpillar Moth (Schizura unicornis)

  • August 14, 2021

The Unicorn Caterpillar Moth is aptly named …and that hump / horn is not for show. According to the University of... Continue Reading

Parthenice Tiger Moth (Apantesis parthenice)

These striking moths are not commonly seen in Montana, so we were thrilled that Carly’s kids found one. They are on... Continue Reading

Notes from the Lab: Butterflies in the Classroom

  • August 12, 2021

Welcome back to the Lab! As summer winds down and teachers prepare their classrooms and curriculum for the school year, I... Continue Reading

Notes from the Lab: Daddy Longlegs

  • August 5, 2021

Welcome back to the Lab! This summer has been filled with weekly bug hunts, and as we progress into August and... Continue Reading

Notes from the Lab: Critters of the Salish Sea

  • July 29, 2021

Greetings from the Pacific Northwest! This week, I’m out of the office and visiting my family in my hometown of Olympia,... Continue Reading

Notes from the Lab: Like a Moth to a Flame

  • July 22, 2021

Welcome back to the Lab! And happy National Moth Week! In celebration of our nocturnal (and diurnal!) lepidopterans, let’s explore one of the most... Continue Reading

Notes from the Lab: Blue Death Feigning Beetles

  • July 15, 2021

Welcome back to the Lab! As we hit a high point in our summer with both community science projects and our... Continue Reading

Notes from the Field: Malaise Trap Survey (Year 2!)

  • July 8, 2021

Welcome back to the Field! Summer may be kicking into high gear, but our malaise trap survey is winding down for... Continue Reading

Notes from the Lab: Dairying Ants

  • July 1, 2021

Welcome to the Lab! It’s another season of Barcoding US Ants, our collaborative community science project with the DNA Learning Center in... Continue Reading

Notes from BUG CAMP!

  • June 24, 2021

Welcome to BUG CAMP! It’s officially camp season for MBHI and many other organizations around town, and while I don’t spend my whole... Continue Reading