With a longtime passion for nature, especially butterflies and moths, Farrar Stockton began volunteering at HMNS after retiring from a career in banking. Farrar assisted the museum’s curatorial and collections staff with the entomology collection.
As associate curator of entomology, Farrar identifies, numbers, photographs, catalogues and enters specimens into the museum’s database, as well as assisting visiting researchers who study the specimens. the arthropod collections which is often used by researchers. Farrar, also cares for the permanent displays in the Cockrell Butterfly Center and Insect Zoo.
Farrah Stockton is also an accomplished photographer. He has held positions with the North American Butterfly Association, Houston Chapter and Piney Woods Wildlife Society.