Walden Pond

By - 1/20/13 - 11:53 am

The Smithsonian reports further evidence of climate change comes from Walden Pond, where plants in 2012 bloomed earlier than ever before recorded - and records go back to 1852, when Henry David Thoreau kept track:

"We were amazed that wildflowers in Concord flowered almost a month earlier in 2012 than they did in Thoreau’s time or any other recent year, and it turns out

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By - 7/10/11 - 9:28 am

Thoreau and phone

Views of the Northeast went on a walk around Walden Pond the other day.

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By - 9/10/10 - 6:52 am

Wicked Local Concord reports that a) there are freshwater jellyfish and b) they've been found by the thousands in Walden Pond.

By - 4/3/09 - 12:18 am
Henry

Chris Devers reports that if the statue is life-sized, then Thoreau was pretty short.

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By - 3/18/09 - 5:51 pm

Was walking across pond as a shortcut.

Thanks to Kaz for suggesting how to improve the headline.

By - 1/8/09 - 10:24 am

Jett Travolta's seizure-related death gets Christine to remembering when her friend Andy drowned at Walden Pond after suffering a seizure.

By - 2/25/08 - 9:22 am

Evan reports on his trek (so no, he didn't fall through); he saw plenty of ice-fishing holes and a snowman standing on the ice in the middle of the pond.

Joe Driscoll stayed firmly on solid ground as he photographed Forest Hills Cemetery in the snow.