Ernest Thompson Seton: A Legacy of Wildlife Conservation

Cafe Botanique an online experience with the Denver Botanic Gardens
Join Seton Legacy Project Curator David Witt and the Denver Botanic Gardens for an online discussion exploring the life and legacy of naturalist Ernest Thompson Seton.

Event Details

Date: Wednesday, June 17th, 2020
Time: 6:00 PM- 7:00 PM
Notes: RSVP for Cafe Botanique on the Denver Botanic Gardens website

Join historian David L. Witt to learn about the work and legacy of Ernest Thompson Seton (1860-1946), influential naturalist, author and artist who elevated wild animal preservation to a national cause. A popular educator and wildlife illustrator, Seton helped establish an important foundation for today’s environmentalism and wildlife conservation.

Witt is curator of the Seton Legacy Project at the Academy for the Love of Learning in Santa Fe, where he oversees research, collections, exhibitions, and programs related to Ernest Thompson Seton. He founded the Southwest Art History Conference and was the curator of the University of New Mexico’s Harwood Museum of Art in Taos from 1979-2005.

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