Walden Woods Project

Walden Woods Project

Address:44 Baker Farm Rd
Lincoln, MA 01773

Phone:781-259-4700
Fax:781-259-4710
Phone:800-554-3569
Web: www.walden.org
Established: 1990. Description:Dedicated to protecting the land of ecological and historic significance surrounding Walden Pond, the famed retreat of author/philosopher Henry D. Thoreau. Supports the Thoreau Institute and its educational initiatives related to the study of the environment and the humanities. Dues: Donations accepted.

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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 history.
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.
A first of its kind collaboration between Steinway and Sons, renowned marquetry artist Silas Kopf, an impressive group of well-known popular and classical recording artists, and two compelling charities (the Walden Woods Project and American Forests) has resulted in the creation of a unique collector's item - the Walden Woods Art Case Piano.
Schofield worked on the Walden Woods Project and has been interested lately in local history.
Rock star Don Henley of the Eagles, for his work as founder and chairman of the Walden Woods Project and as a supporter of the Thoreau Institute.
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.