Iowa Chapter of The Wildlife Society

Lighting the Way to Moth Identification

  • August 11, 2022
  • 1:30 PM
  • August 12, 2022
  • 12:00 PM
  • Wickiup Hill Learning Center, Toddville, IA
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  • Registration includes Thursday and Friday classroom and field sessions, and dinner on Thursday night.

Cohosted by Linn County Conservation, Iowa TWS, Xerces Society, and Iowa DNR.

Come learn from Iowa moth experts on the biology and ecology, identification, and habitat management of Iowa's moths. Then, head out into the field for a night survey and research! 

The goal of this workshop is to further scientific knowledge by increasing the understanding, appreciation and identification of our moth genera and species.

This event is intended for natural resource professionals, and is not open to the public. Registration will be capped at 50 participants, and pre-registration is required.

Cost: $20.00


Thursday, August 11th
1:30 pm Registration opens
2:00 - 5:30 pm Classroom sessions
5:30 - 6:30 pm Dinner (provided with registration)
6:30 - 7:45 pm Check into hotel/break
7:45 - 8:30 pm Classroom 
8:30 - 11:00 pm Night lighting field session

Friday, August 12th
Breakfast on your own
9:00 - 9:45 am Classroom 
9:45 - 11:15 am Field session
11:15 am - 12:00 pm Classroom

A room block has been made at the Comfort Inn and Suites Cedar Rapids North - Collins Road.

Address: 2025 Werner Ave NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402 

Click here to book online, or call 319-378-8888 to reserve.

Rooms must be booked by July 31st to qualify for the special group rate of $80.

Event Questions:

Stephanie at or 515-230-6599

Venue Questions:

Jenny at

Bring: Camera, water bottle, bug spray.

Suggested Attire: long pants, boots, and hat.

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