Our National Parks
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Our National Parks

John Muir

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Our National Parks

John Muir

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First published in 1901, "Our National Parks" is a fantastic guide to the wild mountain forest reservations and national parks of the United States, exploring their beauty and usefulness in an attempt to encourage contemporary readers to go out and enjoy the natural wonders of North America. John Muir (1838–1914) was an influential Scottish-American? naturalist, environmental philosopher, botanist, zoologist, author, and glaciologist who famously fought to preserve wilderness in the United States of America. Muir's work describing his adventures in nature have been read by millions the world over and his activism has helped to conserve such important places of natural beauty as the Yosemite Valley and Sequoia National Park in America. Contents include: "The Wild Parks and Forest Reservations of the West", "The Yellowstone National Park", "The Yosemite National Park", "The Forests of the Yosemite Park", "The Wild Gardens of the Yosemite Park", "Among the Animals of the Yosemite", "Among the Birds of the Yosemite", "The Fountains and Streams of the Yosemite National Park", etc. Other notable works by this author include: "My First Summer in the Sierra" (1911), "Steep Trails" (1918), and "The Story of My Boyhood and Youth" (1913). A Thousand Fields is republishing this classic book now complete with a biographical sketch of the author.

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