Great Walden BioBlitz

The Great Walden BioBlitz will be on July 6, 2019! Save the Date! Dozens of ecologists and natural history experts will be in Walden Woods and Thoreau Country for a … Read more

Unearthing a Transcendental Mystery

Like the old “who’s buried in Grant’s tomb” question, every so often the “who’s buried in Thoreau’s grave” question comes back to haunt us. Most recently it was brought to … Read more

Thoreau’s Bicentennial Year

2017 was a remarkable year in Walden Woods and Thoreau Country. On the 200th anniversary of Henry David Thoreau’s birth, there were many celebrations, activities, and remembrances of his life … Read more

Own a Thoreau Bust Sculpture!

The Walton Ricketson portraiture bust of Henry David Thoreau is quite possibly the best sculpture ever produced of Concord’s favorite son and author of Walden. It represents a young, idealized Henry Thoreau … Read more

The Walden Woods Project Travels to Ireland

From July 3‐7, 2016, Jeffrey Cramer, the WWP’s Curator of Collections, and Whitney Retallic, Director of Education, were doing something they often do—talking with students about Thoreau. But these particular … Read more

Walden in Farsi

Ali Taghdarreh had never left his country of Iran until 2015. As the first translator of Walden into Farsi (Persian) it had been his dream to stand on the shores … Read more

Thoreau Stamp Issued

Thoreau Stamp

The U.S. Postal Service has issued a new Henry David Thoreau stamp in commemoration of the bicentennial of Thoreau’s birth this year. In a ceremony held on May 23, 2017, … Read more