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Author and activist Bill McKibben to deliver 2017 Walter Harding lecture September 30

Author and environmental activist Bill McKibben will deliver The 2017 Walter Harding Lecture on Saturday, September 30 at 4 p.m. in Wadsworth Auditorium on the SUNY Geneseo campus. 222 more words

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Responding to Henry David: August 21, 1852

Aug. 21, 1852

 

The coloring and reddening of the leaves toward fall is interesting; as if the sun had so prevailed that even the leaves, better late than never, … 412 more words

Henry David Thoreau

Responding to Henry David: August 20, 1857

Aug. 20 . Thursday . P. M.

To Hubbard’s Close.

The hillside at Clintonia Swamp is in some parts quite shingled with the rattlesnake-plantain (Goodyera… 472 more words

Henry David Thoreau

Responding to Henry David: August 19, 1853

Aug. 19. Friday. (edited for length)

 It is a glorious and ever-memorable day . We observe attentively the first beautiful days in the spring, but not so much in the autumn. 609 more words

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Responding to Henry David: August 18, 1853

Aug. 18 .

P. M. -Rain again.  – To Great Fields . Many leaves of the cultivated cherry are turned yellow, and

Many leaves of the cultivated cherry are turned yellow, and a very few leaves of the elm have fallen, – the dead or prematurely ripe. 578 more words

Henry David Thoreau