John Muir: Rhapsody in Green

 14 June
 Ardross, IV17 0XW Alness
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 Ardross Community Hall
John Muir:Rhapsody in Green, Mike Maran, Sunday 14th June 8pm Ardross Hall welcomes back Mike Maran, his shows are always wonderful, highly entertaining and informative Exploring Alaska in search of glaciers with the great Scottish Naturalist, as recalled by his friend, Samuel Hall Young John Muir: Scottish. Born Dunbar 1838. Traveled widely about America’s wild west from California to Alaska. Persuaded President Roosevelt to declare Yosemite a National Park. Patron Saint of the Environmental Movement. Rev Samuel Hall Young: American. Born Pennsylvania 1847. Superintendant of the Presbyterian Mission in Alaska. John Muir’s friend and fellow traveller. He tells his team of Huskies all about Muir’s great love for the wilderness. The Huskies think it’s a great story and so will you. Leader, Moose, Ring, Teddy and Sheep: Five Huskies Stickeen: A mongrel, mostly terrier Rhapsody: A robust art form that can carry an emotional and uninhibited declaration of love Green: The cloud of the Sierra Foothills, forest foliage, glacial meadows and Alaska as it emerges from winter

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