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Public Lecture Series with Dan Stone - "The Food Explorer" - Monday, December 17

The Food Explorers: The Botanists Who Roamed the Planet To Find Our Everyday Foods - In the nineteenth century, American meals were about subsistence, not enjoyment. But as a new century approached, appetites broadened, and David Fairchild, a young botanist with an insatiable lust to explore and experience the world, set out in search of foods that would enrich the American farmer and enchant the American eater. Along with his team of USDA botanists, Fairchild transformed the American diet. Join Fairchild’s adventures with National Geographic writer Daniel Stone, author of “The Food Explorer.”

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One Night. One Room. The 50th Anniversary of our Members on the Moon.

The 115th Explorers Club Annual Dinner - 3.16.2019

As the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 fast approaches, we find ourselves with a once-in-a lifetime opportunity to celebrate the pioneers of the space program.

The 115th Explorers Club Annual Dinner will be a extraordinary gathering and fitting toast to all living Apollo Moonwalkers, Astronauts, and Engineers, alongside those they inspired—all in one room, on one night—in Times Square in New York City.

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President’s Video Report - Fall 2018

The coming of Fall signals the unveiling of another exciting year of Explorers Club special events - lectures and programs that utilize the very latest in technology and innovation.

Explorers Club President Richard Wiese hosts our latest edition of THE PRESIDENT’S VIDEO REPORT, featuring major upcoming Club activities and an all-important look at our worldwide Chapters.

And a special “shout-out” to our Explorers Club Volunteer Video Production Team -Marcelo Mendez, Luis Muga, and Alex Serrano for their continued efforts in making these Video Reports possible.






The Rolex Explorers Club Grants

The Explorers Club and Rolex share a common vision – supporting and fostering emerging young explorers. As a result of this shared vision, we are pleased to announce the third installment of The Rolex Explorers Club Grants program. The Rolex Explorers Club Grants will send extraordinary young explorers into the field and promote the significant role that exploration plays in addressing cutting-edge scientific questions, understanding our environment and the world we live in, and learning more about our history. In 2019 up to five $10,000 grants will be awarded to young explorers.

This program is open to all field science disciplines. Proposals must contain a field science exploration component and address a novel scientific, environmental, or historic question. In addition to demonstrating a spirit of exploration, candidates must put forward a project or research proposal that has a clear scientific rationale, represents original work, and has the potential for significant impact or new understanding. Fieldwork must be completed by February 14, 2020.






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