Topics of interest to Seton explored by the author of this site
Intertwined: The Mexican Wolf, the People and the Land Transformation of a Wolf Killer into a Wolf Protector: Wolves, Conservation and Ernest Thompson Seton by David L. Witt Saturday, March 23, 1 p.m. In January 1894 a little-known Canadian bounty hunter came to the...read more
Walter Isaacson’s masterful biography, Leonardo da Vinci, takes readers on a journey into the life of one of the most creative minds in history. Civilization has produced only a few such geniuses. As the original “Renaissance Man,” Leonardo...read more
The passage of time brings change to the details of life. But overarching themes may change very little. One-hundred and twenty-four years ago Ernest Thompson Seton attended the last hours in the life of a wolf. Referred to in his journal as specimen #677, the wolf...read more
Seton wrote Lobo story in slightly fictionalized form. At its conclusion we know the fate of Lobo and Blanca, but not that of Seton. His attitudes about hunting and trapping unfolded through lectures and additional books in the early 20th century. The meaning of the...read more
The essays to be presented on this site are about the life and legacy of the writer, artist, educator, and naturalist Ernest Thompson Seton. Sponsored by the Academy for the Love of Learning, the Seton Legacy Project came about due to a fortuitous meeting between...read more
Apache Plume Clammyweed Cowpen Daisy Long Flowered Trumpet Gilia Purple Geranium Scarlet Morning Glory Scarlet Penstemon Snakeweed Hollyhock (domestic) Combleaf Evening Primrose Mixed domestic and wildflower garden near...read more
We are premiering a new exhibition at the Seton Gallery this August. Details follow below. dlw Opening Reception: August 13, 2017 • 2:00-4:30PM • Special Guests: Dancing EarthTM Indigenous Contemporary Dance Creations The Academy for the Love of Learning celebrates...read more
Well, perhaps the crowds are still to come. Seton Castle (1932-2005) still stands in altered form (post-fire), but until now without much explanation for visitors new to the property. When you stop by, you will find a great orientation to the stabilized remains. The...read more
One hundred and fifteen years ago today Ernest Thompson Seton nervously awaited the arrival forty-two boys to a clearing near his home of “Wyndygoul” in the Cos Cob neighborhood of Greenwich, Connecticut. Some of them had vandalized his property. He wanted to offer...read more
Ernest Thompson Seton didn’t leave a published record of his political beliefs, although there are clues. He greatly admired Theodore Roosevelt (more than Roosevelt admired him as it turned out) but Seton was not a U.S. citizen during the period of TR’s political...read more
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