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New Exhibit Explores Muir’s Living Legacy

August 10, 2011 by Joan Curtis

On August 6, the Oakland Museum of California opened "A Walk in the Wild," an exhibit highlighting the life of naturalist John Muir. Open through January 2012, the show aims to portray Muir's life in a way that captures the attention of a diverse audience, to reawaken the "spirit of Muir" in the general public.

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After the Storm

October 01, 2007 by Jocelyn Combs

From the early 1980s until his death in 1992, Bob Walker took photos that captured the beauty of the East Bay's wildlands, and his advocacy marshaled public support for protecting those landscapes, leading to the purchase of more than 30,000 acres for public open space. In fall 2007, a new book of Walker's work gave us the opportunity to revisit the luminous landscape photography of this local conservation hero.

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Oakland Museum Exhibition: Wild Wings

October 01, 2002 by Sara Marcellino

Autumn brings the return of many thousands of waterfowl and shorebirds to the Bay Area. This fall, you’ll find many ...

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