The ‘Father of U.S. National Parks’!

Happy birthday to America’s most famous naturalist and conservationist: John Muir! Born April 21, 1838, he shared his love of the outdoors through writing and inspired people to protect our country’s wild places like Yosemite, Grand Canyon and Sequoia & King’s Canyon national parks — earning him the nickname the Father of the National Parks. […]

via Happy Birthday John Muir — Natural History Wanderings

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