As summer wanes, the flickering lights fade away. The curtain closes on blinking fields, forests, and yards and the twilight hour loses one of its featured performers. Summer’s end sadly means a farewell to the firefly. As a child, I […]

Learning to Love Nature through the ...

Dear IAEP Members, A CFP is now out for a special issue of Environmental Philosophy in memory of Professor Scott Cameron. The deadline for submission is July 15, 2017. Please the CFP for full information: Source: Environmental Philosophy CFP

Environmental Philosophy CFP

My 8-year-old son is an urban naturalist. He likes Pokémon and Legos, just like any other kid his age, but early on my husband and I saw signs that his first love was the world under his feet. As a […]

Parenting an Urban Naturalist

  Across a two acre stretch in New Mexico, a provocative experiment is taking place. These isn’t the kind of test involving nuclear devices that we’ve come to expect in the desert, but one that attempts to imagine a sustainable […]


The Summer 2016 edition (v. 26, n. 1) of the ISEE Newsletter is now available. The full newsletter will be e-mailed to ISEE members very shortly, but a preview can be seen here. For previous editions of the newsletter, check out […]


Desert bighorn sheep, stately and huge in stature, guard the scenic byways of southern Nevada. They stand stiffly, seeming larger than life with their gigantic curled horns, tough as metal and ready for battle. Anyone would be daunted by them, […]

Wildlife Viewing in a Neon City