Established in 2010 by Dale Peterson, the Henry David Thoreau Prize is awarded annually to a writer demonstrating literary excellence in nature writing. Previous winners: Gretel Ehrlich, E. O. Wilson, Gary Snyder, Peter Matthiessen, T. C. Boyle, Diane Ackerman, and Linda Hogan.

As of 2018, the prize is administered by the Henry David Thoreau Prize Committee in affiliation with the Thoreau Society of Concord. Please contact:  [email protected]