1. The Way Home: Returning to the National Parks

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    “You shouldn’t have to convince people to go to paradise,” --Shelton Johnson, Ranger, Yosemite National Park Although our national parks belong to all Americans, it’s a sad fact that very few people of color ever set foot in some of our country’s most beautiful places. Take a journey to Yosemite National Park with the Amazing Grace 50+ Club, a Los Angeles-based senior church group whose members are looking to reverse that trend. Learn more about efforts to bring more diverse visitors to the parks at http://www.npca.org/news/magazine/all-issues/2010/summer/expanding-the-palette.html.

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    • The Way Home: Returning to the National Parks

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      Directed by Amy Marquis Shot by Sarah Menzies Edited by Allie Bombach ---- “You shouldn’t have to convince people to go to paradise,” --Shelton Johnson, Ranger, Yosemite National Park Although our national parks belong to all Americans, it’s a sad fact that very few people of color ever set foot in some of our country’s most beautiful places. Take a journey to Yosemite National Park with the Amazing Grace 50+ Club, a Los Angeles-based senior church group whose members are looking to reverse that trend. Learn more about efforts to bring more diverse visitors to the parks at npca.org/news/magazine/all-issues/2010/summer/expanding-the-palette.html.

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      • John Muir: Nourished By Nature

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        A clip from High Sierra - A Journey on the John Muir Trail I asked Yosemite National Park Ranger, Shelton Johnson... How is it that John Muir could survive in the wilderness for days on only tea and bread... this was his response. There's different kinds of nourishment. You know, there's nourishment that comes from food, there's nourishment that comes with friendship, companionship... but there's also nourishment that comes from the things that you see that are wild or on the wing that move by. I mean like for John Muir the waterfowl that just flew by, those ducks, that was nourishment of a sort. The wind that's blowing around us right now, that warm, kind of coolish warm breeze, that was nourishment for the soul and the spirit of John Muir. So, I think the reason that he didn't have much with him, was because he was being fed in other ways. He was receiving nourishment in other ways. So, yeah, he didn't have much with him, but why would he when he's walking through and environment that's sustaining him.

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        • Learn The Sierras

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          a clip from High Sierra - A Journey on the John Muir Trail www.highsierradoc.com https://vimeo.com/114400416 http://www.amazon.com/High-Sierra-Journey-Trail-Blu-ray/dp/B007QTL2PK

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          • THE WAY HOME

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            “You shouldn’t have to convince people to go to paradise,” --Shelton Johnson, Ranger, Yosemite National Park Although our national parks belong to all Americans, it’s a sad fact that very few people of color ever set foot in some of our country’s most beautiful places. Take a journey to Yosemite National Park with the Amazing Grace 50+ Club, a Los Angeles-based senior church group whose members are looking to reverse that trend. Learn more about efforts to bring more diverse visitors to the parks at npca.org/news/magazine/all-issues/2010/summer/expanding-the-palette.html.

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            • Volunteer at Mount Rainier National Park

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              Three Moon Bay produced this 30 second Public Service Announcement featuring park ranger, Shelton Johnson, to encourage people to volunteer at Mount Rainier National Park. Our national parks benefit hugely from the efforts of thousands of volunteers, who often feel they get back more than they put in. For more information on volunteering go to: nps.gov We’d like to express our appreciation to the members of the National Park Service and the volunteers who were so generous with their time and allowed us to use some of the pictures in the film. Because Three Moon Bay believes in good causes, we volunteer at Mount Rainier National Park. We have also donated our professional services to produce various films and public service announcements. While the National Park Service cannot endorse commercial enterprises such as ours, they have authorized the use of this film as an example of our work.

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              • Mount Rainier National Park - The 21st Century Volunteers

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                Three Moon Bay produced this film to laud the efforts of thousands of volunteers who donate thousands of hours to our national parks. Our national parks benefit hugely from the efforts of thousands of volunteers, who often feel they get back more than they put in. We’d like to express our appreciation to the members of the National Park Service and the volunteers who were so generous with their time and allowed us to use some of the stills and video you see in the film. Three Moon Bay believes in good causes, and have donated our professional services to produce various films and public service announcements to the NPS. While the National Park Service cannot endorse commercial enterprises such as ours, they have authorized the use of this film as an example of our work.

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                • Yosemite Fund :30 PBS TV spot

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                  This spot ran on PBS during the recent Ken Burns documentary on the national parks.

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                  • Sunrise from my backyard

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                    10-9-08 : I had a crazy dream ,So I went outside to get some air .

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