2015: Public Service Award

Paul Beaver, AM’75, PhD’76

  • President, Amazonia Expeditions

Tampa, Florida

Paul Beaver is a conservationist who is best known for his work in the Amazon and the protection of habitat and the social dimensions of conservation. In 1981 he founded Amazonia Expeditions, one of the most respected Amazon tour companies in Peru. His company has become a vital part of the indigenous communities, constructing a clinic and school, as well as creating a foundation to provide scholarships.