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Welcome to the Northeastern Naturalist ...

... part of Eagle Hill Publications' series of natural history science journals covering eastern North America, Central and South America, the Caribbean, as well as urban areas worldwide.

The Northeastern Naturalist Online ISSN # 1938-5307 and Print ISSN # 1092-6194) is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes original articles focused on natural history research related to all aspects of the biology and ecology of terrestrial, freshwater, and marine organisms and the environments of the northeastern portion of North America. The journal offers:

• over 15 years experience of consistently providing timely publication of high-quality peer-reviewed research

• early online publication for prompt distribution to a global audience as part of the BioOne database, EBSCOhost product line, the Proquest Information and Learning databases,and on the journal's own website

• an efficient and responsive review process

• the capability to accommodate publication of a wide range of supplemental files in association with journal articles

• extensive experience in production of special issues based on conference proceedings, workshop or symposiums, or a thematic collection of articles. Our special issue guidelines are a good place to start if you are considering publishing an entire issue highlighting a particular topic.

• indexing ... the Northeastern Naturalist is indexed in the Web of Science (,, and by way of author entries in Google Scholar and Researchgate. It is included in full-text in and

The journal is published by the Eagle Hill Institute, a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation of the State of Maine (Federal tax ID # 010379899).

General inquiries about the journal and proposals for special issues should be directed to, or to

Northeastern Naturalist
Eagle Hill Institute, PO Box 9, 59 Eagle Hill Road, Steuben, Maine 04680-0009 USA
207-546-2821 ext. 3; FAX 207-546-3042




Submit a manuscript ...

We welcome your submission to the journal. Before sending in a manuscript, please view the Range and Scope page of this site to be sure the topic is suitable for consideration. Also, authors should carefully read the formatting and procedural guidelines in the following documents and refer to the sample article for a model of what is generally expected in terms of formatting.

Submission and Publication Considerations

Formatting Guidelines and Checklist

Sample manuscript

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Copyright Policy

The publisher, Eagle Hill Institute reserves the copyright to all its publications. Any reproduction, other than for an individual's own personal and private use, or distribution of journal content is prohibited without written permission from Eagle Hill Institute.

Authors of articles published in the Northeastern Naturalist are allowed to post the pdf reprints of their articles on their own website or on the website or in the repository of their affiliated institution, as well as personally distribute copies to their colleagues, provided they do so along with a clear statement of the Institute's copyright policy as stated above.