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    government programs. Sierra Club is a national organization in the United States dedicated to the preservation and expansion of the world's parks, wildlife, and wilderness areas. It was founded by a group led by the legendary Scottish-American conservationist John Muir in 1892 in California. More than 630,000 people made up of the Sierra Club and devoted to the protection, exploration, and enjoyment of the natural environment (“Sierra Club,” 2013). Time flies; the Sierra Club is now the nation’s major

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    David Brower and the Sierra Club

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    The Sierra Club Foundation. He later went on to establish, among many others, the Friends of Earth (FOE) in 1969 and the Earth Island Institute in 1982. It was his dream to preserve the environment, not only for his descendants but for future generations. This dream was inspired by the work of John Muir (1838-1914), an environmentalist and Scottish-born American naturalist who was the founder of The Sierra Club (not to be confused with The Sierra Club Foundation) in 1862. The Sierra Club

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    The Sierra Club as an Interest Group

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    The Sierra Club as an Interest Group The Sierra Club is a national organization dedicated to the preservation of the environment. Founded in 1892 in California by conservationist John Muir, the Club is made up of 750,000 people devoted to the exploration, enjoyment, and the protection of the natural environmental. Headquartered in San Francisco, it has numerous state and regional chapters taking part in the fight for protection. According to Janda, an important part of pluralism was that

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    Ansel Adams

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    Ansel Adams On February 20, 1902 Ansel Easton Adams was born in San Francisco, California. He was the only child of Charles and Olive Adams. Ansel, originally trained as a classic pianist, would later abandon his first love, music, for photography. Ansel Adams became America's most talented and beloved landscape photographer. In 1908, Ansel started school. He was a poor student and hated going to school. In 1915, Charles Adams took his son out of school and had him privately tutored. Charles

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    " First off two Club members in page, AZ quit the club over the Lake Powell proposal" (www.glencanyon.net/club). The writer thinks that the board is wrong to propose such an idea "Lake Powell violated the club's policy that major decisions should start at the ground and work their way up" (www.glencanyon.net/club). The author seems to want to clear guilt of the proposal from the club members. The author's point of view seems to be of someone who is involved in the Sierra Club organization itself

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    John Muir Research Paper

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    chance to show him around. He showed him the mountains and Sequoias and taught him about botany and introduced the glacial theory. Emerson and Muir kept in contact ever since then. After that, Muir wrote Studies in Sierra which told stories of his experiences in the wild, mostly in the Sierra

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    two sources of power. It appears in many opinions; a group will only access one issue, actually separating two topics which go hand in hand. The focus for examples in this paper with mainly rely on the southwest, and the case presented by the sierra club, which is one of the largest environmentalist lobbying organizations in the United States. A deeper focus will lie in the Grand Canyon, where there are now 11 dams in place. These dams in the Grand Canyon have been placed for a few reasons:

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    Ansel Adams Hero Paper

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    accomplishment in his career was when he was recognized by Alfred Stieglitz and given a show at Stieglitz's prestigious gallery in New York City still early in his career. In 1980, The Ansel Adams Conservation Award was established by the Wilderness Club. Ansel was the first recipient to get this award. Works Cited http://www.bookrags.com/biography/ansel-adams/ Encyclopedia of World Biography on Ansel Adams http://www.coolantarctica.com/Shop/ansel_adams/ansel_adams_biography.htm http://www.leninimports

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    Ansel Adams Life and Accomplishments

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    Ansel Adams, one of the most well-known landscape photographers, was born on February 20th, 1902 in San Francisco, California. Adams was an only child raised by his parents Charles Hitchcock Adams and Olive Bray, but had a much more influential, supportive, and encouraged relationship with his father. As a child, Adams had issues fitting in with his classmates at school due to his “[n]atural shyness and a certain intensity of genius” as well as having a busted, broken nose due to the fall he had

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    Adams spent much of his time in Yosemite Sierra. Yosemite wasn't just a place for Ansel to capture on camera, it was something special. His long hikes and climbs helped Ansel build his self-esteem and confidence. In 1919 he joined the Sierra Club and spent the first of four summers in Yosemite Valley, as “keeper” of the club’s LeConte Memorial Lodge. He met his wife, Virginia Best, in Yosemite; they were married in 1928. The couple had two children. The Sierra Club was vital to Adams early career. His

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