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WPSR Visitor Center

Walden Pond Visitor Center Open

January 10, 2017

As the new year begins, the stunning, new Walden Pond State Reservation Visitor Center is now open to the public. As the official Friends of Walden Pond, the Walden Woods Project is excited about the opportunity to work more closely with the Department of Conservation and Recreation’s interpretive staff at

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Don Henley helps open the new Visitor Center at Walden

September 28, 2016

Don Henley was in Concord on September 27, 2016 to help open the brand-new Visitor Center at Walden Pond State Reservation. Hundreds of people were on hand to see the innovative structure, and were treated to a trailer from the up-coming short film executive produced by Ken Burns that will

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The Walden Woods Project’s New Website

August 29, 2016

Welcome to our new website! The new site continues to feature our vast collection of content by and about Henry David Thoreau, information about Walden Pond and its surrounding lands as well as broader land conservation and the global environment, our education programs and resources and The Farm at Walden

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Brilliant fall foliage

Buy a Red Maple sapling grown from Walden Woods seed

August 23, 2016

The Walden Woods Project has partnered with American Heritage Trees, a non-profit historic farm in Tennessee. Together, we are working to offer sapling trees for sale that are grown from seeds collected in Walden Woods. Check out the Historic Trees From A Historic Farm offerings at American Heritage Trees. Sales

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teachers at the cabin replica at Walden

Teachers Approaching Walden this summer

August 17, 2016

The 2016 Approaching Walden professional development seminar for high school teachers was a great success this past July. Our program grew this year to serve 32 teachers from across the country, including participants from California, Arkansas, and Florida. The dates for Approaching Walden 2017 have been set. Read details of the

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Poems

December 22, 2015

Nature O NATURE! I do not aspire To be the highest in thy quire, – To be a meteor in the sky, Or comet that may range on high ; Only a zephyr that may blow Among the reeds by the river low ; Give me thy most privy place

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