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The Walden Woods Project preserves the land, literature and legacy of Henry David Thoreau to foster an ethic of environmental stewardship and social responsibility …
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The Land

The Land

How we protect Thoreau’s Walden Woods

The Literature

The Literature

By and about Henry David Thoreau

The Legacy

The Legacy

Discover Student and Teacher Resources

Ken Burns Presents “Walden”, A Ewers Brothers Production

Walden Woods Project Overview

Upcoming Events

Earth Day with Ruth Mendelson: The Water Tree Way

Join us for a virtual event with Ruth Mendelson as she discusses her debut book The Water Tree Way. About the book: Jai (pronounced JAY) is more than a girl, she’s a phenomenon. Filled with spunk, stealth and blazing courage, she leaves all she has known to embark upon a... Read more