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The new Walden Pond State Reservation visitor center Don Henley with state officials at Visitor Center opening Don Henley was in Concord on September 27, 2016 to help open the …

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Welcome to our new website! The new site continues to feature our vast collection of content by and about Henry David Thoreau, information about Walden Pond and its surrounding lands …

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The Walden Woods Project has partnered with American Heritage Trees, a non-profit historic farm in Tennessee. Together, we are working to offer sapling trees for sale that are grown from …

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teachers at the cabin replica at Walden

The 2016 Approaching Walden professional development seminar for high school teachers was a great success this past July. Our program grew this year to serve 32 teachers from across the …

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Nature O NATURE! I do not aspire To be the highest in thy quire, – To be a meteor in the sky, Or comet that may range on high ; …

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Thursday, October 27, 2016

laura-dassow-wallsLaura Dassow Walls is a professor at the University of Notre Dame working in the transdisciplinary field of literature and science. Her work centers on Thoreau, Emerson, and American Transcendentalism more generally, and her larger focus is on the nineteenth-century origins of environmental thinking, including American...

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