Robert Redford is the recipient of the Walden Woods Project's 2014 Global Environmental Leadership Award in recognition of his enduring commitment to a range of environmental initiatives. WWP founder Don Henley will present the award during a fundraising event on Tuesday, September 16 at the Citi Performing Arts Center Wang Theatre, featuring an intimate concert by the Eagles. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.; Program begins at 8 p.m.; Eagles concert at 9 p.m.
Proceeds from the event will support the mission of the Walden Woods Project, the Massachusetts-based charity founded in 1990. The organization protects Thoreau's Walden Woods and applies Thoreau's philosophy through educational programs that address the global environmental challenges of the 21st century.