Sonoran Arthropod Studies Institute

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Sonoran Arthropod Studies Institute
AbbreviationSASI
Formation1986
Type501(c)(3) Non-profit corporation
PurposeEducation
Location
Region served
Tucson metropolitan area
Websitehttp://www.sasionline.org/

The Sonoran Arthropod Studies Institute (established in 1986) is a non-profit organization, located in the Sonoran Desert in Tucson, Arizona, whose mission is to educate the public about arthropods.[1] The Institute routinely conducts field trips and educational visits, as well as maintains a collection of living and preserved arthropods.[2] The Sonoran Arthropod Studies Institute has a membership of about 600.[3] Since 1993, the Sonoran Arthropod Studies Institute has hosted the annual Invertebrates In Education and Conservation Conference in Rio Rico, Arizona.[4] Also, the Institute will be hosting the first annual Medical Entomology Today! conference in Tucson, Arizona in 2011.[5]

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  1. ^ PIMA COUNTY ATTRACTIONS - Sonoran Arthropod Studies Institute http://www.pimacountyattractions.com/attrac.html#anchor219785
  2. ^ Arizona Insects - Sonoran Arthropod Studies Institute http://www.arizonainsects.com/Articles.php?action=detail&g=content1190674796&pid=652
  3. ^ Sonoran Arthropod Studies Institute - About SASI http://www.sasionline.org/
  4. ^ International Association of Butterfly Exhibitors and Suppliers - Why Visit A Butterfly House? "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-06-13. Retrieved 2010-05-17.
  5. ^ SASI - Medical Entomology Today! http://www.sasionline.org/default.asp?go=2011MET/MET.html[permanent dead link]

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