Instructor: Elena Tartaglia

Elena Tartaglia
Elena Tartaglia is a co-founder of National Moth Week and a professor of Biology at Bergen Community College in NJ. Elena earned her Ph.D. from Rutgers University and has worked in science outreach and environmental education since 2005.

She is an expert on moths of the family Sphingidae, having studied various aspects of their ecology and behavior. Her current research focuses on long-term ecological change and plant invasions in urban ecosystems.

Classes by this instructor

Celebrate National Moth Week with its co-founder Elena Tartaglia! She'll detail the essential roles that moths play in ecosystems as pollinators, links in food webs, and decomposers. Discover how to attract moths for close observation and learn how they are more...
241NAT348O 07/27 Th 6:30pm-7:30pm Tartaglia