Cover of the book "Near Woods," with a view of looking up into a canopy of treesKevin Patrick has completed the new Stackpole book, Near Woods; A Year in an Allegheny Forest, and it will be available to you and the rest of the world in May 2023.

We experience, learn about, and enjoy nature throughout our lifetimes in the woods close to home. In the spirit of Walden, author Kevin Patrick spent a year connecting with White’s Woods, a 500-acre tract of Allegheny forest adjacent to his home in Indiana, Pennsylvania. He captured in prose and photographs the four seasons of this near-woods paradise, weaving natural history with human experience to create a geography of place to stand for all similar near-woods places.

Order Near Woods; A Year in an Allegheny Forest from the publisher.