Research, Education, Art, and more! 

About us


We create fun and engaging programs using insects and other arthropods as a tool to cultivate an appreciation of our local ecosystems and the inter-connectedness of everything, because appreciation is the first step towards conservation!

Our Educator


Jace Porter has been flipping rocks and climbing trees to find insects since he was old enough to walk.  He's worked as a research technician and collaborator on many entomological research projects with UNH, UConn, Cornell, UMass, Harvard, and more. 

He's been a professional natural history educator for over 10 years, with experience as a marine wildlife guide in Key West, an educator for The Caterpillar Lab in New Hampshire, and a New England wildlife conservation steward.

Jace has a degree in forestry & wildlife conservation and a lifetime of passion for insects.

Our services


Libraries, schools, museums, nature centers, or right in your home! We provide engaging and fun educational programs utilizing live animals, microscopic demonstrations, and hundreds of native New England insects on display.

Pop-Up Museums

We'll come set up a table or two at your event with live & preserved insect displays, microscope setups, natural history art, hands-on activities and more!

Pop-Up School Visits

From Pre-school to College, public school or homeschool, in-person or Skype/Zoom, every program is completely customized for you.

Homeschool Curricula 

We can work with you to tailor a homeschool curriculum for K-12 students in areas of insect biology, general entomology, ecology, evolution, and more with in-person, online, or hybrid instruction

Guided Nature Experiences

New England is a region full of diverse landscapes and opportunities to find all sorts of insects.  Rivers, forests, bogs, lakes, mountains.... we have it all, and there are specialist insects in all of them.  So let's go for a stroll and see what we can find!

Insect Lightings

Using a special Mercury Vapor light and a supplemental blacklight, we come set up a sheet to attract hundreds or thousands of insects in your area, from moths to giant aquatic beetles, if it lives in your area, we'll see it at the light.

Research Assistance 

Need an extra hand in the field or lab?  We do that too!  We have plenty of experience in field data collection, photography, trapping, databasing, and specimen management.

We travel all throughout New England! Contact us now to book your experience.


Phone: 603-660-1520