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Live Presenters Portraying John Muir

The following links includes descriptions, photos, audio and/or video clips, and contact information, when available.

  • Don Baldwin (CA) - Retired Resident Minister in Yosemite National Park, gives presentations in character and with a multimedia slide show in the northern California area. (off-site link)
  • John Kolar (OH) - Geauga Park District Chief Naturalist John Kolar has portrayed Muir in various venues in Ohio for years.
  • Frank Helling (CA)
  • Doug Hulmes (AZ)
  • Gerald Pelrine (WI
  • Mark Raddatz (WA)
  • Lee Stetson (CA)
  • John Wallace (IL)
    • Formerly listed with Illinois Humanities Council, Roads Scholars Speakers Bureau. Mr. Wallace is no longer listed; whereabouts unknown.
    • Newspaper article - no longer available online - Belleville News Democrat (April 15, 2006)

Live Presenters About John Muir

  • See Presenters at recent John Muir Conferences.
  • See Living People Influenced by John Muir
  • Donnell Rubay - Author of "Stickeen: John Muir and the Brave Little Dog"
  • Peter and Donna Thomas, a Santa Cruz couple with a long interest in California's mountains and wildflowers, recently set out trying to reconstruct John Muir's first cross-state trek from Oakand to Yosemite in 1868. The couple will be paralleling Muir's 300-mile route, altered as necessary to get past the freeways, housing developments, irrigation canals, factories and industrial-scale farms that have since popped up.
  • Ginger Wadsworth - Author of "John Muir, Wilderness Protector"
  • Harold Wood - Webmaster of the John Muir Exhibit & Chair of the Sierra Club John Muir Education Committee. His illustrated presentations include: "John Muir's Continuing Inspiration," "John Muir Around the World," "John Muir and the Animal Kingdom," and "John Muir in India." He is also available for workshops to discuss the John Muir in education (including the John Muir Study Guide and History Day), John Muir in general, or other Muir-related topics such as the California State Quarter. Contact:

For a comprehensive listing of presenters, see the John Muir Bibliography's Live Presentations Section.

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