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Preview the 2014 Concord Saunterer: poems, prints, and essays that expand the boundaries of Thoreau scholarship. 
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The MA Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) is moving forward with a planned new Visitor Center at Walden Pond. 
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We are pleased to present James Finley's recent interview with Scot Miller about his new illustrated edition of The Maine Woods:

Scot Miller's photography has been featured in many books and publications. He is the author of Walden: 150th Anniversary Illustrated Edition of the American Classic, Cape Cod: Illustrated Edition of the American Classic, and, most recently, Thoreau’s Maine Woods: A Photographic Journey Through an American Wilderness.

Walden Pond

The Thoreau Society is pleased to announce the fourth annual Thoreau Society Short-Term Research Fellowships. Recipients will receive $500 towards travel and research expenses at archives in the Greater Boston area on Thoreau-related projects, as well as free attendance at the Thoreau Society 2015 Annual Gathering in Concord, MA in July.