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

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Translating Thoreau: A Panel Discussion

Emerson said, “Eloquence is the power to translate a truth into language perfectly intelligible to the person to whom you speak.” That is the role of a good translator.  And for anyone who has read a work in translation knows: translation matters. The Walden Woods Project brings together a unique... Read more

Thoreau and Mindfulness

This workshop introduces the connections between Thoreau’s writings and philosophy and present-day mindfulness concepts. During the workshop you will: spend time with the Walden Woods Project’s resident Thoreau scholar, Jeffrey S. Cramer; practice mindfulness outside, in the midst of Walden Woods; and learn how to bring mindfulness to your own... Read more

Walden Film Premiere

Premiere of "Walden" film with remarks and Q&A hosted by Don Henley, Ken Burns, and Erik Ewers. VIP tickets available now. Read more