Walking With Henry David Thoreau
Enjoy a leisurely “amble” in the style of Thoreau and Emerson as we hike along Pine Acres Pond to Governor’s Island. Passages from various works of Thoreau, Emerson, and other notable naturalist writers will be considered as we walk. 2-hour walk.
Deb Field, a self-proclaimed "tree-hugging dirt-worshipper", has been a marine & environmental science educator for 25 years. She is currently part of Goodwin’s Master Naturalist Program. An avid day-hiker, birder, and gardener, her main passion is teaching people of all ages the importance of developing an understanding of nature as it surrounds us.
This event is jointly sponsored by the Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA), Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) Division of Parks, and Friends of Goodwin Forest.
The James L. Goodwin Forest and Conservation Center were gifts to the people of Connecticut from James L. Goodwin, one of America's first professional foresters and a long-time CFPA Board Member. The Center is jointly managed by the Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA) and the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) Division of Parks. For more information, select here.