Designing with sticks

Summer Classes, Workshops, Events, and Programs Open to the Public

Stories & Music from the Earth

Interactive stories, music, and drumming with Brother NorthStar, Pilgrim Walker; Richardo Frota, Brazilian musician; and others.
Sat, July 22, 7pm, Petersham Common   More information

Breath Work

BREATHE Workshop for Personal Transformation in an Age of Uncertainty. Join certified facilitators Pam Kimball and Keith Harmon Snow in powerful healing techniques from Holotropic Breathwork, Dolphin BREATH, and sound healing.
Sun, Aug 6, 10am-4pm, UofWild, Petersham  More information and registration

Lost Proofing & the Art of Shelter

What do you and your children know about the steps to take when you are lost in the woods? Do you know how to make a shelter? This workshop is for adults, teens, and families. Run by our partner, Earthwork Programs.
Sun, Aug 13, 9am-noon, Conway, MA  More information and registration

Earth Alive 2023 Retreat

Rituals, sharing circles, healing processes, workshops, and time for exploration, connection and play. Register now for the August 25-27 weekend. Fri, Aug 25 – Sun, Aug 27, UofWild, Petersham More information

Earthlands 30th Anniversary Reunion

To honor and acknowledge the important work of Earthlands, founding members, supporters, and program participants, will come together for a sharing circle of memories, tours of Earthlands and the University of the Wild, great food, community, and a fire circle with drumming, music, and dancing.
Sun, Aug 27, 4pm-10pm, UofWild, Petersham   More information & registration

Symposium: Sacred Landscapes

Symposium on Sacred Landscapes & Underground Chambers with special guest, Peter Champoux, author, Gaia Matrix. Jim Dowd, master stonemason, and others.
Mon, Aug 28, 10am-4pm, UofWild, Petersham. More information

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Larry’s Book Project

Larry in his writing room

New Books by Dr. Larry Buell

Work is well underway on Larry’s two books.
The Earth Primer: The Vision, and the full book, University of the Wild: Vision, Practice, Promise: A New Roadmap for Earth-based Living, Learning, & Acting.

Read more and pre-order the books

Earthlands 30th Reunion

Earth Story 1993 group in front of teepee

Reunion Weekend Aug. 27 & 28

On a cold January day in 1993 a group of committed educators, activists, and community oriented individuals gathered at the main lodge of North Quabbin Farm & Environmental Center to found Earthlands.

To honor and acknowledge the important work of Earthlands, founding members, supporters, and program participants will come together on Sunday, August 27th in Petersham.

Click here for details about the reunion and a registration form.

Ecology is the study of the intertwined relationships between all living things and the natural world.

If we want a habitable planet at the end of this century, ecology must be one of the most important fields of study today.