Baumann treks to Lassen Volcanic National Park. Along his journey he meets Mike Clynne, United States Geologic Survey (USGS) researcher doing volcanic research in the region: Dave Frederick, Park ranger: and Mickie Gimmel, Native American and descen-dent of Ishi. Baumann concludes the show by painting Mount Lassen and Manzenita Lake.
Acclaimed landscape painter Stefan Baumann's art reflects his commitment to ecology and the preservation of the natural environment.Baumann hikes deep into the United States' National Parks (including Yellowstone and Sequoia National Parks in California; Crater Lake National Park in southern Oregon and the Grand Canyon National Park - North Rim in Arizona), to share his passion for nature and art. In each episode, he applies the realist theory of the Old Masters into environmentally inspired paintings. Baumann's treks encompass every aspect of the park, focusing on the plants, wildlife and the geologic and human history.