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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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

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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

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Upcoming Events

2019 Great Walden BioBlitz

  Come to Walden Woods and help us reach the milestone of documenting 2,000 species in one day! The Walden Woods Project, Minute Man National Historical Park, the E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation, and local naturalist Peter Alden hope you will join us in a monumental effort to document as many... Read more

Global Environmental Leadership Award Dinner 2019

Special Performance by BILLY JOEL Hosted by DON HENLEY The Walden Woods Project Global Environmental Leadership Award recognizes significant achievement in the areas of climate stability, biodiversity, natural resource stewardship, human understanding, and global environmental policy. It draws its inspiration from the foundational thinking of Henry David Thoreau and builds upon... Read more