Mothapalooza!

June 12-14, 2015


Mothapalooza 2015 will be held at Shawnee State Park in West Portsmouth, OH - save the date - June 12-14, 2015!

As information is finalized, it will appear on this page. The
Lodging page is up to date for 2015 if you wish to make your accommodations early though! We anticipate opening up registration by February 1, 2015.

Tulip Tree Silk Moth Cutout
Sponsored by the Ohio Division of Wildlife, the Conference will feature Keynote Speakers/leaders including David L. Wagner, author of “Caterpillars of Eastern North America” and Doug Tallamy, author of “Bringing Nature Home”.

Mothapalooza III will be a fun weekend of mothing, diurnal field trips, workshops, keynote presentations and camaraderie! See the Activity Descriptions page and Agenda from last year for more details on what to expect.

Most of the species featured on these pages are ones that can be found in this area during June! (Photos courtesy of John Howard, and Jim McCormac both of whom will be leading field trips and co-conducting our Moth Photography workshop.)

Luna Moth Cutout


We hope you will join us for what should be a one-of-a-kind Nature Experience!



Join us!