Eddie Dunbar  -  Eddie heads ISMC'S Insects of the San Francisco Bay Area Program, an outreach and publication effort. He has headed several entomology programs, including CityBugs for the University of California, Berkeley and multiple projects in Oakland Schools. In 2012 Eddie finished a revision of "Lake Merritt and Greater Oakland Insects".
Mike Dame  -  Mike "Troll" Dame grew up roaming the foothills of Mt. Diablo. Since 1998 Mike has tracked the distribution of scorpions in Contra Costa Co., some photos of which are represented here. He supports the DNA Lab of Brent Hendrixson, Ph.D. by providing local tarantulas for analysis. Mike is a Senior Board Consultant for the American Tarantula Society and has been a professional arachnid wrangler for the 2002 National Geographic Explorer program "Tarantula: King of the Spiders" and has co-starred in the 2010 Discovery Science show "Bugging Out".