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Could the ghost of John Muir save Alhambra Hills from development?

August 08, 2013 by Alessandra Bergamin

The family and fans of John Muir say the hills outside of his Martinez estate should be saved to preserve his legacy.


John Muir Association

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The mission of the John Muir Association is to support the National Park Service in making the John Muir National Historic Site a center for education, inspiration, and advocacy of the legacy of John Muir.

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John Muir National Historic Site

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Created in 1964, the John Muir National Historic Site preserves the home, landscapes, and gravesite of conservationist and national park advocate John Muir.

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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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Sauntering in Muir’s Footsteps on Mount Wanda

April 15, 2011 by Amos Hausman-Rogers

Spring is a great time to visit Mount Wanda near Martinez. We took a tour with ranger Thad Shay, and there's a couple more chances for you to do the same!

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Book Review: Nature’s Beloved Son

October 01, 2008 by Sue Rosenthal

by Bonnie J. Gisel with images by Stephen J. Joseph, Heyday Books, November 2008, 256 pages, $45.00 John Muir is ...

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Ascending Franklin Ridge

October 01, 2004 by Sherida Bush

Nearly 200 years of cattle ranching on the Franklin Ridge has left its mark in human history, altered vegetation, and now, the preservation of a critical open space corridor with sweeping views of the North Bay, Delta, and interior East Bay.


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