Robbie Hart, PhD, Ethnobotanist

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St. Louis Character: Missouri Botanical Garden’s Robbie Hart finds his passion in the Himalayas

Posted in St. Louis Business Journal Apr 15, 2021, 5:30am CDT Robbie Hart’s work at the Missouri Botanical Garden has taken him across the globe. Hart, an ethnobotanist, studies plants and their impact on human populations. His research specifically focuses on climate change in the Himalayas and

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Watch NASA’s Perseverance Rover Land on Mars on Thursday

NASA’s live landing broadcast on Thursday begins at 2:15 p.m. EST (1915 GMT). You’ll be able to watch that live here and on’s homepage, courtesy of NASA, or directly from NASA’s YouTube channel. Launched in July 2020, Perseverance is the latest in a series of missions focused on assessing

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New Member, Michael Taylor

The St. Louis Explorers Club welcomes new member Michael Taylor, FN 21.  The New York Times recently ran Taylor’s opinion piece about two cave conservation threats in Alabama and Tennessee. CLICK HERE TO READ A Ray of Hope in a Slimy Southern Cave  

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Chapter Connect – St. Louis

Our St. Louis Explorers Club was featured on Explorer Club International’s Chapter Connect on December 3, 2020! Please view the video below. Featuring special guests: – Dr. Peter Wyse Jackson FN’11 – Dr. Bruce Chalker FN’18 – Dr. Jeffrey Bonner FN’03 – Dr. Sherman Silber MN’98 –

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Explorers Club: Scaling Everest won’t get you in

But the exclusive society, which has a St. Louis chapter, had been expanding to include the interested as well as the daring and the talented. PubDate: Thursday, 5/26/2005 Publication: St. Louis Post-Dispatch Edition: Five Star Late Lift Section: West Post BY FLORENCE SHINKLE Of the Post-Dispatch At

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Commentary: An old debt, a new canoe

St. Louis Public Radio | By Robert W. Duffy Published September 22, 2011 at 10:19 AM CDT This article first appeared in the St. Louis Beacon, Sept. 22, 2011 – For the past two years or so, I’ve heard my friends Rick and Lotsie Holton talk about a canoe they’d commissioned.

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The World Is Just Barely Enough

by Jeannette Cooperman published in St. Louis Magazine May 29, 2009 John Wall—cliff-scaler, car-racer, skydiver—is convinced we’re all extremophiles. (Perhaps he’s projecting.) We’re in the dining room of the Racquet Club East, John Wall’s laptop open on the white linen tablecloth. At the top of the screen,

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7 Adventure Books to Read Now

I hope you are all well and coping with our confinement. I’m so glad St. Louis County has reopened most of our parks, especially on such a beautiful day! “The thing about books is they let you travel without moving your feet” Jhumpa Lahiri.  Lotsie suggests this

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Jim Fowler Memorial Service

The Explorers Club will hold a special memorial service to honor and celebrate the life of Jim Fowler MED’66 at Club Headquarters on Friday, May 31st. The Club has a long-standing tradition of honoring those members who have gone on to higher exploration. Before a roaring fire,

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The Explorers Club Saint Louis
c/o Cynthia Peters
8423 Kingsbury Blvd.
Clayton, MO 63105


Thomas Schlafly, Co-Chair