Originally given as part of a lecture in 1851, “Walking” was later published posthumously as an essay in the Atlantic Monthly in 1862.Now being a chief text in the environmental movement, Thoreau’s “Walking” places man not separate from Nature and Wildness but within it and lyrically describes the ever beckoning call that draws us to explore and find ourselves lost in the beauty of the forests, rivers, and fields.
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Listening to the Land – Pilgrimage for Nature
Organizer and creator of the walk Jolie Booth will share how Listening to the Land – Pilgrimage for Nature attempted to listen to the land and generate creative responses from doing so, but how it also changed her relationship with nature. She’s interested to know what you think it might mean to listen to the land and why such an activity might be of value to the future of our planet.