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Thoreau’s A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers

November 4, 2014


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


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 […]