Speakers Series and Events

Upcoming Events

8/21/2017 Solar Eclipse Viewing
Greystone House, Pevely, MO
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Past Events

5/11/2017 Annual Meeting
Raymond E. Arvidson, Director of the Earth and Planetary Remote Sensing Laboratory, Washington University
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4/12/2017 Mike Clark
“River Rat ... My Adventures on the Mississippi”
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2/9/2017 Steven Silber, Dr. Sherman Silber, Dr. Joan Silber
“Polar Bears and More!: Three Talks”
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10/25/2016 Damien Mander View Event Information
7/28/2016 Summer Picnic
With guests Lynn and Doug Soroka, Explorers Club of Philadelphia
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5/18/2016 Annual Meeting
Aaron Addison, FN'15
“Cave Exploration in Southeast Asia's Most Pristine Environment, Laos – An Update”
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10/27/2015 Denis Belliveau
“In the Footsteps of Marco Polo”
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6/20/2015 Annual Meeting
Alfred Scott McLaren, USN (Ret.), Ph.D., MED ’71
“Silent and Unseen: On Submarine Patrol During the Cold War”
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5/23/2014 Annual Meeting
Captain Norman Baker
“The Ra Expeditions”
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4/23/2014 Richard Spener and Toni Armstrong Spener
The Alaskan Arctic by Camera and Canoe
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2/28/2014 James C. Solomon and Doug Holland
Missouri Botanical Garden “Behind the Scenes” Tour
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1/24/2014 John Heminway
Special Viewing: “Battle for the Elephants”
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11/22/2013 Jim Westerman
“Underwater Archaeology in the Desert”
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10/22/2013 Mark “Sharky” Alexander
Sharky's Underwater Expeditions in 2013
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5/18/2013 The Marlin Perkins/Jim Fowler
Lifetime Artist-in-Residence Award Program
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2/19/2013 Jeffrey P. Bonner and Dana Brown
Science and Conservation at the Saint Louis Zoo
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1/23/2013 Steve Silber, Sherman Silber, Joan Silber
Reproduction & Calving Season in Africa – "Last Chance to See"
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11/28/2012 Anne Doubilet, FR’02
“No Ocean No Earth (NONE): Odysseys and Observations on our Blue Planet”
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10/17/2012 Jane Buikstra
“Venerated Ancestors: Mummies of the Ancient Andes”
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9/19/2012 Patricia Hagen
“Audubon and the Corps of Engineers”
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7/7/2012 Benjamin Hulsey and Sharky Alexander
Discover Scuba at Aspenhof Lake
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5/16/2012 Annual Meeting
Keith J. Bennett
“Exploring the Solar System: Missions and Data”
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4/21/2012 Shaw Nature Reserve Field Trip View Event Information
10/14 – 10/16/2011 Lowell Thomas Awards Weekend View Event Information
5/10/2011 Annual Meeting
Mr. Charles “Flip” Nicklin:
“Among Giants – a Life with Whales”
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4/5/2011 Drs. Crickette Sanz and David Morgan:
“Using Science to Conserve Chimpanzees and Gorillas of the Congo Basin”
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2/2/2011 Janet Baum:
Science Briefing: “Arctic Science Journeys” and “Left Out in the Cold: The Story of the Barrow Global Climate Change Research Lab in Barrow, Alaska”
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11/17/2010 Sophie Binder:
“The World, two wheels and a sketchbook!”
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10/20/2010 Capt. Mark “Sharky” Alexander:
“Search for the Last Missing WASP of World War II”
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9/15/2010 Alison M. Jones:
“No Water No Life – Addressing World’s Thirst”
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5/11/2010 Annual Event: Sandra Magnus, NASA Astronaut View Event Information
4/8/2010 Glenn Conroy:
“Using Remote Sensing and GIS in Paleontological Explorations”
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2/17/2010 Aaron Addison
“Cave Exploration in Southeast Asia’s Most Pristine Environment, Laos”
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11/12/2009 Jane Phillips-Conroy and Anna Weyher:
“The Little Known ‘Kinda’ Baboon of Zambia”
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10/28/2009 Peter Raven, President, Missouri Botanical Garden, and
Jeffrey Bonner, President, St. Louis Zoo
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8/26/2009 James E. Martin:
“Giant Fossil Reptiles from Antarctica”
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5/5/2009 Art Davidson, Mountaineering Legend View Event Information
2/16/2009 “The Relationship of Risk to Adventure and Exploration” View Event Information
11/12/2008 “Killer Whales That Feed on Land” View Event Information
9/18/2008 Bo Parfet – “Seven Summits” View Event Information
5/6/2008 Annual Meeting and Dinner
Dr. Eric Miller: “The St. Louis Zoo’s Wildcare Institute”
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5/1/2008 Movie Premiere Night:
“Meramec River – Miracles and Milestones”
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2/6/2008 Members’ Recent Explorations View Event Information
11/8/2007 Using NASA Technology to Revolutionize Archeology from Space View Event Information
9/22/2007 Wilderness First Aid Class View Event Information
5/8/2007 Annual Dinner: Traveling with Head Hunters in New Guinea View Event Information
2/15/2007 Tales from the Crypt View Event Information
11/6/2006 The Ra Expeditions:
Presented by Captain Norman Baker
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10/28/2006 Berome Caving Expedition View Event Information
9/11/2006 How Science and Exploration Moved a Nation: Gabon’s National Park Network View Event Information
5/2/2006 Annual Meeting at the Deer Creek Club
Professor Robert Sussman: “Man the Hunted”
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2/15/2006 “The Spirit and Opportunity Rovers Explore Mars” View Event Information
12/1/2005 “Dr. Glenn Conroy’s paleoanthropological expedition to the Afar region of Ethiopia” View Event Information
10/25/2005 “Conservation in Central America: Biodiversity and Indigenous Culture” View Event Information
10/5 – 10/8/2005 “Masks of Transformation” Conference at SIU Carbondale SIU Web site
10/5/2005 “Mystery of the River Nile – Reception and Private Screening” View Event Information
9/22/2005 “St. Louis’ ‘Indiana Jones’ Searches for a Spanish Galleon using a Magnetometer” View Event Information
9/7/2005 “Tales from the Crypt” View Event Information
5/3/2005 Annual Meeting:
Peter Diamandis, Zero Gravity and The X Prize at the Deer Creek Club
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4/14/2005 “Discovering the 40,0000 year old Hadzi bushmen hunter-gatherers in Africa: A rare glimpse at basic humanity,” Presented by Steven Silber and Dr. Sherman Silber and “A Visit with the Witch Doctor” presented by Dr. Joan Silber View Event Information
2/10/2005 Gretchen Freund – “Hunting the Narwhal Whale with Polar Inuits” View Event Information
12/2/2004 An Inside Look at Current Conservation of Africa’s Flora and Fauna with Cherri Briggs (FI 01) at the St. Louis Zoo View Event Information
10/13/2004 The Wildest Places on Earth with Gig Gwin View Event Information
9/10/2004 The St. Louis BioBlitz View Event Information
5/5/2004 The Explorers Club Annual Dinner in St. Louis at the Zoo View Event Information
4/21/2004 Sex, Salmon and Grizzlies with Dr. Sherman Silber View Event Information
3/27/2004 The Great River State Expedition View Photos
3/10/2004 Lewis and Clark: The Three Flags Festival  
10/29/2003 Alone Across the Arctic: One Woman’s Epic Journey by Dog Team View Event Information
10/15/2003 Robert Ballard Gala at the St. Louis Children’s Aquarium View Event Information
9/24/2003 September Members Only Meeting View Event Information
4/24/2003 “Fred McLaren – First Manned Dive to the Bismarck” View Event Information
3/27/2003 Jim Fowler, Zoologist and Naturalist View Event Information
2/27/2003 “A Journey Through the Peninsula Valdez” View Event Information
11/21/2002 Richard C. Wiese and Jim Solomon View Event Information
10/24/2002 “A Visit to Stephens Island, Home of the Tuatara” View Event Information
5/15/2002 Annual Meeting  
4/18/2002 “Erik Lindbergh Talk at the Missouri Historical Society” Xprize.org
4/3/2002 “Lunch With Erik Lindbergh”  
2/7/2002 “Flying Around the World with Steve Fossett”  
11/1/2001 “Visit Onboard U.S.S. Harry S. Truman”  
10/5/2001 “Adventures on Climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro”  
5/2/2001 “India 1962” & “India 2000”  

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