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John Muir Education Discussion List
The John Muir Education discussion list is sponsored by the Environmental Education Committee of the Sierra Club to host discussions about the life and contributions of the Sierra Club's founder, John Muir. You can read current postings to the John Muir Discussion List at

Participants may discuss anything about John Muir. The focus is on projects relating to the Sierra Club's John Muir Education Project -- the John Muir Day Study Guide, the John Muir Youth Award program, and the John Muir Exhibit World Wide Web site. Teachers in K-12 or college teaching are especially invited to participate.

You can subscribe to the list from the archives page:

For e-mail subscription instructions: John Muir Mailing List subscription information.

Websites [up to table of contents]

John Muir Network - a global portal to John Muir - related organizations world-wide

Primary Sources for John Muir's writings - Browse or Search online - This guide provides Finding Aids for the University of the Pacific Holt-Atherton Library Special Collections and finding primary sources of John Muir's writings.

"John Muir Exhibit", John Muir Education Project, Sierra Club California (hosted on the Sierra Club's Web server). by Harold W. Wood, Jr. ( ).
The John Muir Exhibit is a large collection of resources pertaining to John Muir, including many of Muir's writings, biographical materials, photos, Educator's Guide to John Muir Day, guides to John Muir National Historic Site and other geographic locations important to Muir, information about the John Muir Memorial Association, the John Muir Center at University of the Pacific, and many other items, including this annotated bibliography. The John Muir Exhibit is available via World-Wide Web at: .

John Muir and the Sierra Club - off-site link to a website/blog created by students at the University of the Pacific, hoping to "educate young minds on who John Muir was, his importance, his legacy, and his impact. Enjoy exploring through old photographs, ways to volunteer, viewing nature landscapes, listening to beautiful narrations from John Muir's journals,  and even videos of current Sierra Club members themselves."

Related Resources on the Internet - a lengthy list of off-site links about John Muir, other Literary Naturalists, nature writing, environmental history, wilderness, etc.

California Digital Newspaper Collection - Digitized California newspapers since 1846 to the present - searchable

Facebook Group - Fans of John Muir

Friends of John Muir's Birthplace

John Muir on the Ecology Hall of Fame Web site

Ecotopia Biography

John Muir , a biography from Yosemite Park Centennial 1890-1990: A History , by The Modesto Bee, McClatchy Newspapers Inc., 1990

John Muir -- Earth-planet Universe , by Moira Magneson

"John Muir: Wilderness Hero" , by Harold Wm. Wood, Jr. An illustrated essay on the My Hero Web site.

The John Muir Homepage , maintained by Larry T. Spencer. Includes a few photos not posted elsewhere.

Oxford Bibliographies in Environmental Science article "John Muir".

Sequoia Elementary School Library Virtual Museum on John Muir (Pleasant Hill, California) - Report and webpage design by Kevin in Mrs. Frazier's 5th Grade class.

John Muir Organizations - People are forming John Muir groups all over the world!

Restore Hetch Hetchy - includes articles by Muir and others, as well as photos and artwork of Hetch Hetchy Valley in Yosemite National Park, the valley Muir fought unsuccessfully to save from damming.

National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections - Search library archives across the U.S. for Muir related material.

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