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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

All things 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

A Virtual Lyceum: Writing Toward Resilience

Sponsored by: The WWP and The Honors College at UMass Lowell Panelists: Author Dr. Marlowe Miller; Toni Morrison scholar Dr. Carolyn Denard; author and Henry David Thoreau scholar Jeffrey S. Cramer Moderators: Umass Lowell professor Tom Hersey and The WWP education coordinator Sarah Walker The Writing Toward Resilience virtual lyceum... Read more

Nathaniel Popkin and Gail Straub: TO REACH THE SPRING

Join us for a virtual event with Nathaniel Popkin and Gail Straub as they discuss Popkin’s newest book, To Reach The Spring: From Complicity to Consciousness in the Age of Eco-Crisis.   In the shadow of an escalating eco-crisis—a looming catastrophe that will dwarf the fallout from COVID-19—how can we explain our society’s failure to... Read more