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Sat, Mar 23


Lawrence Township

A Walk through "The Big Woods"

Spend a Saturday morning walking in the same steps of Aldo Leopold. We will explore the history and nature of the Loveless Preserve where Aldo found his inspiration for the many environmental causes he created many years ago.

A Walk through "The Big Woods"
A Walk through "The Big Woods"

Time & Location

Mar 23, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Lawrence Township, 312 Eggerts Crossing Rd, Lawrence Township, NJ 08648, USA


About the Event

Sponsored by the Lawrence Environmental Education Foundation and hosted by our Vice President, David Bosted, this walk will explore the very paths that Aldo Leopold roamed as he began his lifelong passion for the environment.  

Aldo Leopold is one of the founders of the wilderness and conservation movement. Observing nature along the paths of the Loveless Preserve, helped him develop his “land ethic” philosophy calling for an ethical and caring relationship of the natural world.  He attended the Lawrenceville School and spent his free time “tramping” through the woods around the school, recording his observations in his journals. This was a lifelong habit that began at age 11. 

Some of these tramps were to nearby forests, including one he referred to as the “Big Woods.” This is an area in Lawrence that is now part of Rider University and Loveless Preserve/Central Park.

We hope you can join us for this inspiring event!

Raindate is March 24th, 10:00.

Please register so that you can be informed of updates to the event.

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