John Muir Special – California’s Gold (143)

Huell interviews a man in Yosemite

Join Huell on this special episode where he meets and speaks to John Muir*, the Scottish-American naturalist who was an early advocate for the preservation and conservation of the America’s beautiful¬† wilderness areas. John Muir also founded the Sierra Club, a prominent conservation organization. Huell gets the rare opportunity to speak with the man himself and learn about his life, his philosophy, and his passion for Yosemite and the environment. In the second half of this special, Huell visits John Muir’s house in Martinez, California and takes an educational tour and learns the history of the house.

Yosemite National Park
PO Box 577
Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
209-372-0200
www.nps.gov/yose

Sierra Club
National Headquarters
85 Second Street, 2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
415-977-5500
www.sierraclub.org

*John Muir was portrayed by Lee Stetson, actor and John Muir scholar.