Life’s a Beach...for Insects too. Barrier Beaches as Specialized Habitat for Rare Moths


Thursday, April 16
Coastal dune systems have been under-surveyed for moths. Two barrier beach systems, Dead Neck at South Cape Beach in Mashpee, and Horseneck in Westport were chosen for a season-long survey in 2019. This presentation will highlight the rich moth fauna present, differences in habitats between the two systems, some of the rare species present, and implications for management.
Mark Mello, Research Director at the Lloyd Center for the Environment

Join us for an informal evening learning about innovative research happening around Waquoit Bay. Each week you will learn from a different scientist about how they do their research, what they are discovering, and how it applies to today’s issues.

Coffee & dessert provided.

Doors open at 6:00PM. There is no charge for the series, table seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.


Free Event

Start Time: 6:30 PM
End Time: 8:00 PM

Date: 04/16/2020

Waquoit Bay Reserve
131 Waquoit Highway/Route 28
Waquoit, MA
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