Information about John Muir | Resources

Resource Guide

An overview of John Muir’s biography, quotes and bibliography, as well as links to useful websites.

Part of a suite of John Muir Award Resource Guides.

John Muir Award Spring Newsletter

The Spring 2013 edition of the John Muir Award Newsletter celebrates all things Muir, and “encourages people to explore what Muir, and others like him, both historic and contemporary, stand for in today’s society”.

John Muir’s Last Stand

An article that explores the importance of John Muir’s legacy 100 years after his death, at a time of conflicting perspectives on the future direction of the conservation movement.

Muir Images

This document offers guidance on how to access images of John Muir.

‘A land teeming with wildlife would be a fitting legacy to John Muir’

An article in the Glasgow Herald by the John Muir Trust. Published on 21st April 2015 – John Muir’s Birthday and John Muir Day – it explores Muir’s continued and strengthening legacy in his native land.

Scotland on Sunday John Muir Supplement

Read a special pull out on the life of John Muir from the 21 April 2013 edition of Scotland on Sunday.

Sierra Club Earth Day Presentation: Muir & Activism

Bruce Hamilton, Sierra Club Deputy Executive Director, gave a talk for Earth Day 2014 at the John Muir National Historic Site in Martinez.
‘To be a modern day John Muir you need to be joyful, full of wonder, enthusiastic, humble, willing to take risks, and able to tell a good story. Is that too much to ask of any of us?’