Introduction

Moth Nights in High Park

Moth Nights in High Park

by High Park Nature

 

Moths far outnumber their better known cousins within the insect order Lepidoptera - the butterflies - but are often overlooked or maligned. Moths can be remarkably diverse, beautifully patterned and fascinating to observe. Like other insects, they play many important roles within the ecosystem.

High Park Moth Night 2011. Photo: Karen Abel
High Park Moth Night 2011. Photo: Karen Abel

High Park Annual Moth Night

Each summer the Toronto Entomologists' Association and the High Park Nature Centre hold a public Moth Night event in High Park in partnership with the High Park Nature Centre and High Park Nature. This event is registered with National Moth Week and is supported by the High Park Moth Study Group and High Park Nature.

  • Results of the 2018 Annual Moth Night
  • Results of the 2020 Annual Moth Night

Watch the event listings for this year's moth night - it is usually held in late July.

High Park Moth Study

An ongoing High Park Moth Study citizen scientist group has identified over 1,000 species as of 2020. Read more about this study:

For more information please contact the High Park Moth Study

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