Dear Friends, We are seeking funds to support our Oral History Project and for building the base for our proposed scholarship program. Over the past year, we have accomplished the following: 1. Received the IRS 501c3 designation, retroactive to July 2017. 2. Collected two new oral histories from two people influenced by Seton’s work. These … Read more
Although Mrs. Mary Trindal’s pitch to Congress for making the wolf our country’s National Mammal was unsuccessful, her passionate plea to save the dwindling population is still important. See page 6 of the Animal Health Foundation‘s magazine for the details. The image is Seton’s “Sleeping Wolf” which hangs at the Seton Gallery on the Academy … Read more
Dr. Clyde Fisher and ET Seton were close friends. They traveled together in 1927 to tribal lands across the U.S. Dr. Fisher recorded some of the tribal dances. The film is held by the American Museum of Natural History and is digitized for broader access. Link is posted with permission from AMNH.
Dr. Julie Seton was interviewed on the WWI Centennial Commemorative News podcast series. Her topic was WWI and the Boy Scouts of America. The podcasts can be heard on a number of platforms, but you can find them on You Tube. Search for WWI Centennial.
Marty Brazeau is establishing the Seton Scout Naturalist Program to be launched from the BSA Baltimore Council. The one-week program plans to: A. Instill Environmental Awareness B. Develop Environmental Leadership C. Promote Outdoor Ethics D. Increase Hornaday Conservation Award Participation E. Improve Summer Camp Ecology Conservation Programming F. Enhance Weekend Programming Selected Scout Camp For … Read more
Recently published in Fall issue of The Professional Geographer, author Shari Wilcox analyzes the language used by three well-known conservationist authors to describe jaguars. A must read article for anyone interested in environmental rhetoric, big cats, Theodore Roosevelt, Aldo Leopold, and Ernest Thompson Seton.
The Storyteller, My Years with Ernest Thompson Seton, by Leila Moss Knox with Linda L. Knox,, is a delightful, engaging book that documents the three year period that the author, Leila Moss Knox lived with her aunt Julia Moss Seton and her husband Ernest Thompson Seton, who she called “Granddaddy”. It is a remarkable story … Read more