WEDNESDAY, September 12th @ 7:00pm: "TO ANYWHERE THAT'S WILD!" John Muir & Yosemite

An 1872 Protrait of Muir at Age 30

John Muir was a Scottish-born American naturalist, author, and early advocate of preservation of wilderness in the United States. His letters, essays, and books telling of his adventures in nature, especially in the Sierra Nevada mountains of California, have been read by millions. His activism helped to preserve the Yosemite Valley, Sequoia National Park and other wilderness areas.

In a life filled with many amazing accomplishments, Muir published six volumes of writings, all describing explorations of natural settings. Four additional books were published posthumously.  Caledonia reads selections tonight from his 1912 “The Yosemite.”  Presented live in Voice.

You can learn more about Muir, his life, work, and writings through the website of the organization he founded: The Sierra Club

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