Past Events

WHY THOREAU STILL MATTERS

Boston is Thoreau Country: Why Thoreau Still Matters

Date: 
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 18:30
Location: 
Old South Meeting House, Boston, Massachusetts

"WHY THOREAU STILL MATTERS"
Lessons On Environmentalism and Civil Disobedience

Join us for this inaugural event for the 2017 Lecture series: Boston is Thoreau Country!

“Is Walden Okay?: Patterns of Phosphorous and Oxygen in the Pond"

Date: 
Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 15:00 to 16:30
Location: 
Thoreau Farm

Is Walden Okay?: Patterns of Phosphorous and Oxygen in the Pond

Date: 
Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 15:00 to 16:30
Location: 
Thoreau Farm

“Is Walden Okay?: Patterns of Phosphorous and Oxygen in the Pond"
Sunday, September 17, 3-4:30pm

John M. Nevison will talk about the effects of phosphorous and dissolved oxygen on Walden Pond. The interaction of these two elements is the root cause of modern toxic algae blooms such as those that have occurred on White Pond. This talk will demonstrate a simple dynamic model that ties together the data on these elements and illustrates the level of the current threats to the well-being of Walden Pond.

Brown Bag Yoga with Eric

Date: 
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 12:00 to Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 13:30
Location: 
Thoreau Farm

Walden Pond Exhibit Dedication

Date: 
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 11:00
Location: 
Walden Pond State Reservation

“How Walden Works: The Quiet Pattern of the Pond": A talk by John M. Nevison

Date: 
Sunday, September 10, 2017 - 15:00 to 16:30
Location: 
Thoreau Farm

How Walden Works: The Quiet Pattern of the Pond

Date: 
Sunday, September 10, 2017 - 15:00 to 16:30
Location: 
Thoreau Farm

“How Walden Works: The Quiet Pattern of the Pond": A talk by John M. Nevison
Sunday, September 10, 3-4:30pm

As Henry David Thoreau visited and revisited Walden Pond, he often took time to observe the rising and the falling of the Pond's water level. How the Pond's level was tied to the fluctuations of the weather and to the structure of the underlying geology of the Pond remained a mystery.

Thoreau Society Shop at Walden Pond

Date: 
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 15:30 to Sunday, December 31, 2017 - 12:00
Location: 
915 Walden Street

A Visit from Henry David Thoreau

Date: 
Friday, August 4, 2017 - 19:00 to 21:00
Location: 
Harmony Library 4616 South Shields Fort Collins, Colorado 80526
After offering a 40-minute dramatic monologue, Radaker then answers questions in-character as Thoreau, followed by a time for Radaker himself to answer questions about Thoreau. 

 

Celebrating Thoreau's 200th Birthday: Readings & Reflections by Howard Nelson & Charlie Weld

Date: 
Sunday, July 23, 2017 - 19:00
Location: 
Howland Stone Store Museum in Sherwood, New York

 Two long-time readers of Thoreau reflect on what he has meant in their lives.

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