Our Vision

We envision generations ignited by lifelong curiosity and awe for the natural world.

Our Mission

Our Mission is to inspire an appreciation and understanding of insects and their relatives.

Our Values

  • Transformative –Engaging individuals to better understand and appreciate arthropods
  • Welcoming – Providing a fun, respectful, and inviting learning atmosphere for all
  • Integrity – Dedication to excellence and intellectual honesty through ethical and transparent conduct
  • Passionate – Sharing a love for the natural world and some of its smallest creatures through teaching and exploration
  • Knowledgeable – Embedded in science, we are lifelong learners continuing to expand on our expertise to share accurate and current information
  • Inspirational – Creating a sense of awe and a desire to learn more
  • Collaborative – Working in partnership with other individuals, organizations and institutions to provide the best possible learning experience to strengthen the larger learning community