V.20 No.32 | 8/11/2011
photo courtesy of the Academy for the Love of Learning, a gift of John G. Samson
Through the Wolf’s Eyes
Extensive archive illuminates vision of hunter-turned-conservationistErnest Thompson Seton spent his life making people aware of their impact on nature and introducing youth to the outdoors. He was an artist, woodsman and mentor who wrote more than 50 books. He confounded the worldwide Boy Scouts movement. And he was once an avid hunter who was changed into a conservationist by a spiritual experience he had in New Mexico. The Academy for the Love of Learning, based outside Santa Fe, is about to open its permanent Seton Gallery.