Biking in Yosemite

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Ansel Adams Interactive (NYtimes) See how full the waterfall was in the old days. Now the waterfall is more like a dripfall – pathetic.

John Muir convinced Teddy Roosevelt to conserve Yosemite Park.

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Also that year, one of Muir’s heroes, Ralph Waldo Emerson, arrived in Yosemite and sought Muir out. Muir’s former professor at the University of Wisconsin, Ezra Carr, and Carr’s wife Jeanne encouraged Muir to publish his ideas.