OUR MISSION WISE's mission is to provide science and environmental education to all age groups, to foster and make readily available resources for learning, to support and participate in scientific research, and to share the natural wonders of the Copper River Basin.
OUR VISION WISE will lead the way in expanding awareness and knowledge of scientific and environmental topics in the Copper River Basin, and through education and exposure to its wonders will cultivate sound stewardship and environmental awareness in the citizens and leaders of the present and future.
Provide a Sense of Place Cultivate observation skills, understanding, and sensitivity to our biotic and climatic environment. Nurture connections with place both personally and emotionally; and build understanding for how place is influenced by humans.
Develop Interconnections Develop an understanding of how things are interconnected within an environment, how ecosystems function, and the cause and effect of human actions on natural systems.
Instill Stewardship Identify ways people can make a difference in caring for our Earth; take a personal responsibility to sustain our natural and human communities; and inspire stewardship.