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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

The Transcendentalists: Their Lives & Writings

The Legacy

The Legacy

Discover Student and Teacher Resources

Ken Burns Presents “Walden”, A Ewers Brothers Production

Upcoming Events

Fire Suppression & Climate Change: A Conversation with George Wuerthner

About the event: Join The WWP & RESTORE: The North Woods for a conversation with George Wuerthner. His presentation will provide insights and an overview to the major factors driving large wildfires in the West, and will discuss the ecological importance of these blazes as well as policies that could... Read more

Approaching Walden 2023

Applications are now open for Approaching Walden 2023! Approaching Walden is a six-day professional development seminar for educators and graduate students. The seminar provides teachers with the skills they need to lead their students in a study of their home community. This place-based interdisciplinary workshop uses Henry David Thoreau’s writings... Read more