Montclair Ecology Tour

Oct 16-25, 2020

Welcome to our self-guided audio tour!

This ecological journey across Montclair will reacquaint you with the familiar and introduce you to the unknown. The map and legend below include seven starting locations from which to embark. We've created a Soundcloud playlist with seven audio recordings that correspond to each walk. Check out the map, then click "Begin Audio Tour" below to begin the first walk. 

Get the full experience with our Immersive Card Deck!

For the most immersive experience, purchase the accompanying card deck with exercises designed as extensions of the audio's contemplative practice. Each card invites you to start right where you live, fostering tangible action in your own yard. Available for $15 at any in-person MDW event!

Before you embark, make sure that you . . .

  • download the Soundcloud app

  • charge your smartphone

  • bring headphones

  • wear a pair of comfortable shoes

Map Legend


Starting location: Your home

30 minutes

Leaves of Grass

Starting location: Your front door

Duration: 10 minutes

The Wild

Starting location: Corner of Glenfield Ave & N Willow St

Duration: 20 minutes

On Urban Waters

Starting location: Post office on corner of Glenfield Ave & Grove St

Duration: 45 minutes

Reframing Toxicity

Starting location: Glenfield Park corner of Maple Ave & Woodland Ave

Duration: 20 minutes

Eating in the Commons

Starting location: Any edge of Nishuane Park

Duration: 15 minutes

History of Place

Starting location: Mills Reservation parking lot off of Edgecliff Rd

Duration: 20 minutes


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