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One hiker’s exploration of the Appalachian Trail

Over the course of 11 years, Alan Richardson, a professor of English at Boston College, hiked the entire Appalachian Trail (AT), a nearly 2,200-mile journey that extends from Georgia to Maine. His approach was unique. Rather than hike from one … Continue reading

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An environmental call to arms

Acclaimed environmental photographer James Balog, an alumnus of Boston College, presents four decades of his ground-breaking photography in the new book, The Human Element: A Time Capsule from the Anthropocene (‎Rizzoli, 2021). Balog has traveled well over a million miles … Continue reading

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Poetry from Brendan Galvin

Partway to Geophany (LSU Press, 2020) is the newest collection from acclaimed poet and Boston College alumnus Brendan Galvin. As a naturalist and environmentalist, Galvin’s poems celebrate the wildlife and landscape, particularly of his beloved Cape Cod. In Partway to … Continue reading

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