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The conservationist John Muir founded the Sierra Club in 1892. He named the Sierra Club for the Sierra Mountains associated with Yosemite National Park. He was aided by faculty from the University of California at Berkel... More »

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Highlights of the history of the Sierra Club include the protection of wilderness areas and the passage of numerous environmental protection laws. Growth of the club and establishment of various publications along with b... More »

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John Muir is most famous for his role in creating the Yosemite, Sequoia, Mount Rainier and Grand Canyon national parks. Without Muir's drive to have these beautiful natural area's preserved, the United States might be mi... More »

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