|An 1872 Protrait of Muir at Age 30|
WEDNESDAY, September 12th @ 7:00pm: "TO ANYWHERE THAT'S WILD!" John Muir & Yosemite
John Muir was a Scottish-born American naturalist, author, and early advocate of preservation of wilderness in the
. His letters, essays, and books telling of his adventures in nature, especially in the Sierra Nevada mountains of United States , have been read by millions. His activism helped to preserve the Yosemite Valley, California and other wilderness areas. Sequoia National Park
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