Ahi Pepe MothNet – Aotearoa
Ahi Pepe MothNet – Aotearoa is citizen science that aims to engage teachers, tamariki (children), and whanau with moths, ecology and how science is conducted and connected to everyday life.
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How many moths are there? Where are they found? Are they affected by artificial light and, if so, how?
November 2015 - July 2016
$20,000.00 excl. GST (2015)
Participatory Science Platform
Schools and communities across the Otago region have joined forces with scientists to find the answers and appreciate the value and variety of the nocturnal biodiversity within Otago. One of the outcomes of the project is the production of a user friendly laminated foldout “Beginners guide to the Common Moths of Otago”.
Clutha Valley Primary, Clydevale, Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Ōtepoti, Shotover Primary, Mt Aspiring College, Orokonui Ecosanctuary Ltd, University of Otago: Departments of Botany and Geography.View all stories View all projects