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Bring Your Garden To Life This Spring

Pollinator Garden Workshop Saturday, April 14 from 10am - 12pm at White Mountain Research Center At our free Pollinator Garden Workshop, you'll hear from local experts about hummingbirds, bees, butterflies, and how you can create a blooming haven for pollinators. If you’re like most people, you probably can’t imagine a world without fruits, vegetables, wildflowers, and other flowering plants. However, you may be surprised to hear that these are now at risk ...continue reading

2018-04-16T17:49:20+00:00 March 6th, 2018|Blog, Uncategorized|

The Key to a Blooming Garden: Pollinators!

Pssst - do you know the secret to a blooming backyard? Sun and soil are important, but it's bees, butterflies, and other pollinators that bring your garden to life year after year. With one-third of our food supply and at least 80% of the world's flowering plants depending on pollinators, their impact can be felt everywhere - from your backyard to your dinner plate. Yet bees and butterflies are disappearing. Impacted by disease, pesticides, and ...continue reading

2017-03-04T18:07:32+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Blog, Featured, Pollinator Gardens|

Brynn’s Story

Brynn Pewtherer is a member of Eastern Sierra Land Trust's Board of Directors. She was introduced to our work by her parents, Tony and Sherryl Taylor, who helped found our organization in 2001. Brynn lives in Marin County with her husband, Galen, and their two daughters. This holiday, Brynn shared her story with us about why she supports ESLT. Why I Give by Brynn Taylor Pewtherer I give to Eastern Sierra Land Trust to ...continue reading

2017-03-03T11:05:07+00:00 December 19th, 2016|Blog|

Spotted on the Eastside

Have you seen any monarchs in the Eastern Sierra lately? Fall is the best time of year to spot these rare and beautiful butterflies—so keep your eyes peeled before winter sets in! Monarchs are much more than a pretty sight in your garden. Along with bees, birds, and other pollinators, butterflies like the monarch are essential to a healthy environment. From wildflowers to working farms, monarchs and other pollinators keep the Eastern Sierra blooming, year after ...continue reading

2017-03-03T11:06:18+00:00 October 19th, 2016|Blog, Pollinator Gardens, Press Releases, Volunteer|

Getting My Feet Wet: Looking Back on my...

Working on the Benton Ponds restoration project with Steve Parmenter My introduction to Eastern Sierra Land Trust says it all. Less than a week on the job, and there I was: slipping my size 7 feet into size 12 waders, and plunging into icy pond water with California Department of Fish and Wildlife Biologist Steve Parmenter and ESLT Board Member Tim Bartley. All sorts of metaphors come to mind: big shoes to ...continue reading

2017-03-03T12:09:50+00:00 September 21st, 2016|Blog, Pollinator Gardens, Press Releases, Volunteer|

Volunteer to Support our Eastern Sierra Public Lands

Do you like to hike, bike, climb, fish, or simply sit back and admire the wide-open Eastern Sierra views? Well then now is the time to give back to the public lands you love. In honor of National Public Lands Day, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Bishop Field Office is partnering with Eastern Sierra Land Trust and numerous other local agencies and conservation groups to hold a community-wide volunteer event and ...continue reading

2017-03-03T12:09:50+00:00 September 19th, 2016|Blog, Press Releases, Volunteer|

Celebrating The Lands & Legacy You Protect Forever

Our hearts are overflowing with gratitude and inspiration in the wake of our recent Lands & Legacy Celebration. The whole weekend was simply magical: filled with wonderful friends, endless encouragement, and dreams of the lands that we can conserve together. Dreams that are already becoming realities thanks to the generosity of supporters like you. Bringing together our conservation partners from across the state and beyond, our 8th annual "Party of the Year" was fantastic fun. ...continue reading

2017-03-03T11:05:45+00:00 August 18th, 2016|Blog, Volunteer|

Exploring our Black Lake Preserve: Pictures from our...

May 14 began bright, brisk, and breezy - we couldn't have asked for a better day to spend out on the land with friends, celebrating the conservation of our Black Lake Preserve! Partners from Eastern Sierra Audubon (ESAS) and California Native Plant Society - Bristlecone Chapter (CNPS) joined Eastern Sierra Land Trust to lead a tour exploring this stunning property. Along the way, we enjoyed seeing some of the diverse flora and fauna ...continue reading

2017-03-03T11:05:08+00:00 May 20th, 2016|Blog|

Slideshow from our GardenFest Celebration on April 30

Eastern Sierra Land Trust held our annual GardenFest on April 30 - and what a fun celebration it was! The day was spent welcoming the spring season and helping friends and supporters get their gardens growing. California Native Plant Society - Bristlecone Chapter sold native plants, and Chalfant Big Trees Farm & Feed sold vegetable starts as well as a variety of other landscaping plants. Attendees learned gardening tips and tricks from ...continue reading

2017-03-03T11:05:45+00:00 May 9th, 2016|Blog, Pollinator Gardens, Volunteer|