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Thoreau Animal Index Blitz

Join the Walden Woods Project to co-create an index of all of the animals mentioned in Thoreau’s Journals! Like Ray Angelo’s Botanical Index, this will become a valuable resource to Thoreau scholars for years to come. Reasons to join us: Researchers around the world will benefit from this resource. Everyone... Read more

Who's Hiding in Vernal Pools?

Who’s Hiding in Vernal Pools? Explore our forests' hidden treasures - vernal pools!  In these important wildlife habitats you will find salamander larvae, frog tadpoles, beetles, bugs, and much more! Join the Walden Woods Project and the Lincoln Land Conservation Trust as we explore a large vernal pool and the... Read more

Solid Seasons—Book launch talk by Jeffrey S. Cramer

Join us for the book launch of Jeffrey S. Cramer’s highly-anticipated next book, Solid Seasons: The Friendship of Henry David Thoreau and Ralph Waldo Emerson, a thoughtfully researched, movingly presented dual biography of two iconic American writers, each trying to find the ideal friend with whom they could share their... Read more