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Thoreau’s A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers

November 4, 2014

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Banner image is an abandoned mill on the Winnepesaukee River, just upstream of the Merrimack. I’ve never caught anything but bass in these wild waters. Click for full-sized image. The Long-Lost Battle of Anadromous Conservation Recently, I picked up a book by Thoreau, A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers, partly because it’s been […]

Thoreau: In Wilderness is the Preservation of the World

July 16, 2014

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Don’t you love the little star in the middle of that fish’s back? Reconsidering America’s First Naturalist “Time is but the stream I go a-fishing in. I drink at it; but while I drink I see the sandy bottom and detect how shallow it is. Its thin current slides away, but eternity remains. I would […]