Trinity University Press

Thomas Lowe Fleischner

Thomas Lowe Fleischner is a naturalist, conservation biologist, teacher, and Director of the Natural History Institute. The author of two books—Singing Stone: A Natural History of the Escalante Canyons and Desert Wetlands—and numerous articles, he is a professor of environmental studies at Prescott College, in Arizona, where he has taught for over two decades. Cofounder of the North Cascades Institute and founding president of the Natural History Network, he has also served on the board of governors of the Society for Conservation Biology and as president of its Colorado Plateau Chapter.

The Way of Natural History

In this eclectic anthology, more than twenty scientists, nature writers, poets, and Zen practitioners attest to how paying attention to nature can be a healing antidote to the hectic and harrying pace of our lives.  Natural history is one of the oldest continuous human traditions. Throughout human history, attentiveness to nature was so completely entwined with daily life that it was never...

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