Biomimicry Oregon seeds life-friendly innovation by inspiring people to put nature’s genius to work in organizations by:
Connecting people from all sectors with biomimicry resources and each other
Increasing awareness of the value and practice of biomimicry
Catalyzing projects and celebrating successes
"It’s great to be able to connect to other Biomimicry enthusiasts locally. Go for a hike or co-organize a Biomimicry brainstorm session together."
Collaboration – We believe in the “power of we,” and operate in an inclusive, collaborative manner.
Transformation – To create a sustainable region, all sectors must transform to live within nature’s means. We focus on building awareness, education, and action.
Biomimicry – We believe biomimicry is a powerful framework for sustainability, using nature as measure, model and mentor.
Humility – We believe we have a lot to learn… from the natural world and each other.
Respect – We believe in the intrinsic value of all beings and treat one another and the natural world with respect.
Advance sustainable development by building partnerships founded on a bio-regional ethos.
Strengthen existing programs aimed at building environmental stewardship among citizens.
Offer new perspectives to environmental education and curriculum.
Build leadership and new levels of involvement from environmental fields.
Enhance and broaden academic research opportunities.