Related Resources on the Internet
Other Sites or Articles about or by John Muir
- Discover John Muir -
Website hosted by the John Muir Trust and funded by Scottish Natural Heritage and Year of Natural Scotland.
- John Muir National Historic
Collections at John Muir National Historic Site - National Park Service
- photographs include portraits of Muir and his family, his Martinex ranch
house and orchards, personal belongings, and specimens that he collected.
Digital Collections - University of the Pacific's collection of John
Muir photographs, journals, and drawings.
- John Muir Papers - University
of the Pacific's repository for the John Muir Papers.
John Muir Memorial Association
- Canadian Friends
of John Muir
Friends of John Muir's Birthplace
John Muir on My Hero: Earthkeepers
by Harold W. Wood, Jr., John Muir Exhibit volunteer webmaster.
The John Muir Homepage
, maintained by Larry T. Spencer.
Nature Mysticism of John Muir from the Spiritual Naturalist website.
John Muir's Footsteps by Don Harness - newspaper article series about
John Muir's grandsons Ross Hanna and John Hanna, Muir enthusiast Graham White,
and California natural and historic parks related to John Muir, including
Yosemite and the John Muir National Historic Site.
California Association of Teachers of English - John
Muir by Janice Albert
University's Making of America Journal Collection - includes searchable
database of scanned images of many publications which Muir wrote in such
as Century, Harper's Scribner's, etc.
- Teddy Roosevelt
and John Muir - Two Exuberant Nature Lovers by John McManamy from McMan's
Depression and Bipolar Web
Muir: Wilderness Prophet - Amazon.com Listmania - Book Recommendations
by Harold W. Wood, Jr.
- John Muir Biography
and more from Answers.com
- Wordiq: Definition
of John Muir
- Wikepedia, the Free Encyclopedia: John
the wild things are by Robert Macfarlane - Robert Macfarlane salutes
the brilliant nature writing of John Muir - tramp, botanist, geologist,
mountaineer and visionary environmental activist, UK Guardian,
October 30, 2004
Muir's Image of the West by John Leighly, 1958, Annals of the Association
of American Geographers 48: 309-318.
- January 16, 2005 through April 24, 2005 - John
Muir and Joseph LeConte's great-grandsons honor Sierra Club and conservation
movement origins at Keith Gallery, St. Mary's College, Moraga, California
manuscript letters of John Muir, 1861-1914, Wisconsin Historical
These 30 letters, totaling
more than 100 pages, were written by Muir to five correspondents. Twenty are
to his old friend Emily Pelton, with whose family he boarded in Prairie du
Chien in 1860-61, or to her aunt Frances.
Four other letters are to childhood friends from Wisconsin, James Whitehead
and Milton Griswold. A few
other letters of a routine business nature are also included. All but six of
the letters have never been previously published in their entirety
(though typed copies of most were included in Muir's manuscripts at the University
of the Pacific).
and Manuscripts about John Muir and Conservation, Wisconsin Historical
Includes Recollections of John Muir in Prairie du Chien, 1860-61,
Muir's younger brother recalls their boyhood, A visit to John Muir in his dorm
room, ca. 1862
Local History and Biography Articles About John Muir, Wisconsin Historical
Includes approximately 16 articles from various Wisconsin newspapers, dated
from 1915 to 1942, about Muir.
- John Muir's Botany -
A photo gallery of close-ups of John Muir's botanical collections, previewing
the forthcoming book Nature’s Beloved Son, Rediscovering John Muir’s
Botanical Legacy by Bonnie Johanna Gisel with
photographs by Stephen
Joseph (Berkeley, Heyday Books) (to be released in fall of 2008).
- Lesser Known
Material About John Muir by Paul Craig, Martinez Historical
- Engines of Our Ingenuity - No.
2422 John Muir - Text and radio program about Muir as
an engineer. from the University of Houston's School of Engineering. A podcast
audio of this episode is available.
- The National
Parks: America's Best Idea - John Muir - PBS
- Small Demons - John Muir Mentioned in 83 Books - Click on a title to extract passages from each book mentioning John Muir
Other Literary Naturalists
Nature Writing and Interpretation Resources
Environmental Education Activism and Resources from the Sierra Club
- LeConte Memorial Lodge in Yosemite - Sierra Club's memorial to Muir's friend, geologist Joseph LeConte, built in 1904 and used today for public education.
- John Muir Day
Camp - A summer day camp for kids 7 - 12 at John Muir National Historic
Site, Martinez, California.
The Leopold Education Project
is an interdisciplinary curriculum that utilizes Aldo Leopold's book,
A Sand County Alamanac
, as a tool for environmental education.
- John Muir Geotourism Center - Based in Coulterville, California, exploring, learning, sharing, and preserving the natural environment for mental, spiritual and physical development, as exemplified in John Muir's life.
- John Muir Highway -
The John Muir Highway was established to honor the legendary naturalist John Muir by developing visitor sites along the County Road J132 route of Muirâ€™s 1868 walk to Yosemite from San Francisco.
See also Sierra Nevada Tourism Mapguide for John Muir Highway.
- Wilderness Net - Resources for managers, teachers, and citizens.
- Sharing Nature Foundation
- Muir Trek - A sunrise to sunset journey through a natural
wild place no one knows, inspired by John Muir. Sponsored by the Institute
for Earth Education.
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