Michael Novacek | Roy Chapman Andrews Society Distinguished Explorer - 2003

RCAS 1st Distinguished Explorer Award Recipient in the NEWS

Michael Novacek, the Roy Chapman Andrews first Distinguished Explorer Award recipient, has written an  article entitled, “Inside The American Museum of Natural History’s Plan To Double Down On Exploration.”  New exploration is planned in biofluorescence and its role in the marine environment. Biofluorescence research will be the featured topic of the Roy Chapman Andrews Distinguished […]

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Paul Sereno

RCAS 2009 Distinguished Explorer In The News!

A recent review of a NOVA program featuring 2009 DEA winner, Paul Sereno was featured recently in the Chicago Tribune.  

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Roy Chapman Andrews Historic Marker Dedicated

The Roy Chapman Andrews Society and the Beloit Community came together in September 2014 to pay tribute to Beloit’s most famed Explorer, Roy Chapman Andrews when a permanent Historical Marker was dedicated. The marker can be viewed just south of the Turtle Island Playground in the Riverside Park next to the Rotary River Center. Andrews […]

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Roy Chapman Andrews

Memory of Roy Chapman Andrews to be Immortalized

The Beloit Daily News pays tribute to Roy Chapman Andrews in article August 30, 2014

By Hillary Gavan hgavan@beloitdailynews.com

Everyone’s invited to celebrate in Beloit’s sixth Wisconsin state historical marker, honoring Beloit’s hometown explorer Roy Chapman Andrews.
The marker will be unveiled and dedicated on Friday, Sept. 5 at 5:30 p.m. at Riverside Park, on the south end of the Turtle Island playground near the Rotary River Center. 

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Historical Marker Dedication

The legacy of Beloit’s hometown explorer, Roy Chapman Andrews will be honored with the dedication of an official Wisconsin State Historical Marker on the Rock River, scene of some of Andrews’ earliest adventures. Join us for the dedication of the Roy Chapman Andrews historic marker September 5th at 5:30 p.m. South side of Turtle Island […]

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Meg Lowman | CanopyMeg

RCAS Distinguished Explorer for 2014 Announced | Meg Lowman

RCAS Distinguished Explorer for 2014 Announced | Meg Lowman Meg Lowman, nicknamed the “real-life Lorax” by National Geographic and “Einstein of the treetops” by Wall Street Journal, pioneered the science of canopy ecology. The Chief of Science & Sustainability at the California Academy of Sciences, Meg Lowman has just been named the Distinguished Explorer Award recipient for […]

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