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Local Photographer Bill Dunlap Joins the ESLT Board

All of us at Eastern Sierra Land Trust are excited to welcome local Eastern Sierra resident and photographer William (Bill) Dunlap to our Board of Directors! Bill has been a volunteer and member with Eastern Sierra Land Trust for several years, and a frequent attendee at ESLT events – most often with camera in hand, ready to capture the action. As a member of our Board, he'll have an even greater influence on conservation ...continue reading

2017-03-03T11:13:39+00:00 June 16th, 2016|Blog, Volunteer|

Keeping Up with the Round Valley Mule Deer

The past three years have been hard on Eastern Sierra wildlife – and our mule deer herds are no exception. Are you wondering how the deer are faring in the wake of severe drought and wildfire, including the 7,000-acre Round Fire? On March 12, join Eastern Sierra Land Trust and California Department of Fish & Wildlife for a tour of the Round Valley mule deer herd’s migration corridor, and hear from experts ...continue reading

2017-03-03T12:11:22+00:00 February 25th, 2016|Blog|

Volunteer to Restore Critical Habitat Today!

Field season is in full swing at Eastern Sierra Land Trust – that means we’ve been getting outdoors and giving back to our protected lands, and we need your help! By lending a hand with our important restoration work, you will help preserve crucial wildlife habitat and return native plants to our fire-damaged landscapes in Swall Meadows. Native plants in Swall Meadows are showing promising regrowth (and beautiful blooms, such as ...continue reading

2017-03-03T12:12:19+00:00 June 29th, 2015|Blog, Volunteer|

Round Fire Devastates Swall Meadows

Dear Friends, There are truly no words for these feelings - I think crying and hugging one another come closer to expressing what is bursting inside. Our close-knit community was hit hard on February 6th by the devastatingly intense Round Fire. A devastating wildfire earlier this month ravaged homes and habitat in the Eastern Sierra. Photo © Jerry Dodrill. The statistics tell one part of the firestorm’s story: 7,000 burned ...continue reading

2017-03-03T12:12:20+00:00 March 4th, 2015|Blog|

ESLT’s Sold-Out Lands & Legacy Celebration: A Huge...

Our recent Lands & Legacy Celebration was simply amazing – filled with inspiration, good food and company, and visions of the preserved open spaces in the Eastern Sierra’s future. By the time we returned to the office the following Tuesday, my email in-box and our office voicemail were packed with messages from folks letting us know what a great time they had. Many said it was the “best ESLT event ever,” which ...continue reading

2017-03-03T12:12:21+00:00 September 19th, 2014|Blog, Celebrations|

Making an Impact in their Hometown: Meet ESLT’s...

Last week, ESLT summer intern Jessie O'Dell joined Ali and Sara - ESLT's AmeriCorps Members and Education Coordinators - for some fun in the field, removing invasive Bull thistle from the Benton Ponds. This summer, Eastern Sierra Land Trust has some extra help around the office and in the field. We are thrilled to welcome Claire Jellison and Jessie O'Dell to the ESLT family as summer interns! Both of these ...continue reading

2017-03-03T12:12:22+00:00 July 24th, 2014|Blog|

Fall Wildlife Activity

It is officially fall now and the nights are cooling down quickly. Aspen groves are starting to change color and the wildlife are on the move. We recently captured some activity on a conservation easement property located in Swall Meadows, we thought you would all enjoy some of these cool shots. [slideshow] -Aaron

2017-03-03T12:12:23+00:00 September 25th, 2012|Blog, On the Wild Side, Press Releases|

Historic Conservation Values

Did you know that lands preserved by ESLT in partnership with private landowners have included what was once the highest elevation production orchard in the Country, the first farm established in Hammil Valley (also a railroad stop), and a portion of one of the earliest ranches in Big Meadows, which we now know as Bridgeport? Apple orchard in Swall Meadows Working in land conservation we spend a lot of time ...continue reading

2017-03-03T12:12:24+00:00 June 20th, 2012|Blog|