Plan on being in Yosemite this Saturday for a discussion about the life and times of John Muir. Called “A Passion for Nature: The Life of John Muir” the discussion will take place from 2 to 5 p.m. Aug. 22 in the Parsons Memorial Lodge in Tuolumne Meadows as part of a Yosemite National Park summer lecture series. There will be a slide presentation and discussion with Donald Worster, Hall Distinguished Professor of American History, University of Kansas, joined by Michael Cohen, author of “The Pathless Way: John Muir and American Wilderness”, and National Park Service Ranger Jeff Pappas.
Parking is available at the Lembert Dome parking area or the Tuolumne Meadows Visitor Center off Tioga Road. The Lodge is a scenic 30 minute to walk along Tuolumne Meadows and is located by Soda Spring. For more information call (209) 372-0263.