Baumann takes a phenomenal trek into the botanical wonder of Sequoia National Park. Along his journey he meets Rachel Mazur, Bear biologist for the region: Nate Stephenson, USGS biologist doing pollution studies that impact the trees: and Lawrence Bill, Native American whose regional ancestry dates back hundreds of years. Baumann concludes the show by painting a grove of the famed trees.
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.