John Muir, Pioneer Northwesterner

 

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John Muir courtesy Wikimedia Commons

 

 

 

 

 

John Muir, an influential Scottish-born American naturalist, author and environmental philosopher was an early advocate of U.S. wilderness protection.

 

 

 

He is known to many as the father of the National Parks and the Sierra Club

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Yosemite National Park

 

Keep close to Nature’s heart¬†and break clear, once in a while, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.”

 John Muir

 

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