The Polistes Foundation

Our mission is to assemble and share knowledge about nature
in order to improve education, health, agriculture, economic development,
and conservation throughout the world.

Current advisors

Peter Alden

Peter Dow

Brian Fisher

Jane Goodall

Patty Gowaty

Stephen Hubbell

John Kunze

Ed McNierney

John Pickering

Pat Raven

Peter Raven

Kevin Weick

Ed Wilson

Richard Wrangham

Pat Wright

Founding members

Ernst Mayr, 1904-2005

Irv DeVore, 1934-2014


Maria Pickering and Ernst Mayr

14 August, 2004


Irv and Nancy DeVore

15 April, 2005

Updated: 16 January, 2017

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