“And into the forest I go…”

Ivan Shishkin (1898) Mast tree grove [oil on canvas]. St. Petersburg, Russia: The State Russian Museum.

“And into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul.”

-John Muir

John Muir (1838 – 1914) is counted among the greatest naturalists. He – born in Dunbar, East-Lothian, Scotland – was an early advocate of the preservation of wilderness.