Restoring Our Children’s Connection to Nature

Restoring Our Children’s Connection to Nature

Minutes after we stepped out of the car, my daughters ran off, and I suddenly lost the urge to grab their hands and pull them towards me.  The city buzz and traffic began to slip away, and the toys they were playing with in the car got tucked into the trunk. Crane flies now danced around the lighted tents as the warm spring day faded to a cooling dusk. The kids started to gather twigs and mint-colored lichen to create impromptu foraged art.

Introducing The Walden Gathering: A Salon in Nature for Global Good

Introducing The Walden Gathering: A Salon in Nature for Global Good

"We need the tonic of wildness.” — Henry David Thoreau, Walden

Imagine a place where you can completely unplug and gather together with a diverse group of thinkers in nature for the chance to make a change in the world. Wouldn’t it be exciting to become part of a modern community that embraces curiosity and dares to ask unexpected questions? Imagine if the answers had the potential to create a real legacy of new solutions.