Nationwide publicity of that group's efforts led to Ed receiving a phone call from Don Henley of the Eagles, and the rest, as they say, is Walden Woods Project
The Walden Woods Project
is currently accepting applications for Approaching Walden, a professional development summer seminar for high school educators and graduate students.
Thanks to the Thoreau Society, Walden Institute and the Walden Woods Project
, the book's indomitable spirit is still enjoyed by visitors and school kids who swim and hike in Thoreau territory before queuing up to buy "different drummer" T-shirts.
His Walden Woods Project
is a distorted attempt to extend Thoreau's city-country values to today's generation; the so-called eco-guy's remoteness from the natural man or spiritual guru--that is, from both the mien and the meaning of Thoreau's world, where woods and town entwine to support historic values--makes him an odd advocate indeed for this sacred space.
If the story of Thoreau's Walden can help inspire each of us to harness our intellect, energy, and passion to care for and protect these sites, then the Walden Woods Project
will have achieved far more than it first dared to dream.
Meanwhile, the surrounding Walden Woods - recently threatened by developers who sought to bulldoze trees to make way for homes, office buildings, and parking lots - has been rescued for now by Don Henley, a Texas-bred, Hollywood, based rock-and-roll musician, whose Walden Woods Project
has so far raised over $11 million and purchased 96 critical acres.
Schofield worked on the Walden Woods Project
and has been interested lately in local history.
He is now also the driving force behind the Walden Woods Project
A group called the Walden Woods Project
was founded in 1990 by rock musician Don Henley to purchase this remaining land, in order to keep it forever wild.
The event was organized by Peter Alden of the Massachusetts Audubon Society and the Walden Woods Project
, which helped protect land in Concord, including Walden Pond, from development.
The Walden Woods project
is in its 18th year, and my nonprofit in Texas, the Caddo Lake Institute, is in its 16th year.
At the forefront of the WPTF have been Rogers and co-chair Ron McAdow, who work in conjunction with MassHighway and local conservation agencies, including the Concord Natural Resource Commission, the Sudbury Valley Trustees and the Walden Woods Project
to maintain, monitor, research and educate the public on the effectiveness of the tunnels.