Sunday February 12th 2017

sunday-february-12th-2017-2 Earth thoughts

“Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken,
over-civilized people

are beginning to find out
that going to the mountains
is going home;
that wildness is a necessity…
and that mountain parks
are useful not only as
fountains of timber…
but as fountains of life.”
~ John Mulr

John Muir (21 April 1838 – 24 December 1914) was a Scottish-born American naturalist, author, and early advocate of preservation of wilderness in the United States. His activism helped to preserve the Yosemite Valley, Sequoia National Park and other wilderness areas. The Sierra Club, which he founded, is now one of the most important conservation organizations in the United States…Source

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