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ESLT is Hiring – Two Exciting New Employment...

Eastern Sierra Land Trust is hiring! We have two opportunities available, and are looking to add enthusiastic new members to our team as soon as possible. The open positions – Lands Conservation Program Manager and Membership & Development Coordinator – are ideally suited for individuals with a diverse set of skills, a talent for multi-tasking and working independently, and an ability to thrive in ESLT’s fast-paced, dynamic office environment here in Bishop, …continue reading

2017-03-03T12:12:20-08:00January 13th, 2015|Blog|

Our New Project in Bridgeport Valley Just Got...

On a frozen February morning earlier this year, ESLT Lands Director Aaron Johnson and I took a drive up to Bridgeport, CA to visit with a family that has been ranching in this iconic, high-Sierra valley for generations. They had invited us to come out for a visit, and were interested in conservation options that would allow them to protect their land as a working ranch. So we bundled up, exchanged introductions …continue reading

2017-03-03T12:12:21-08:00September 24th, 2014|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

2017-03-03T12:12:21-08:00September 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

2017-03-03T12:12:22-08:00July 24th, 2014|Blog|

Allison Peeler: ESLT’s new Special Events Champ!

Since moving to Bishop, Allison has found the town to be full of support, welcoming residents, and amazing events that combine to create a wonderful community. ESLT is excited to welcome Allison Peeler to the office as our new part-time Special Events Assistant. We are thrilled to have her expertise and assistance as we prepare for our major summer events, Art for Conservation and Lands & Legacy. She brings with …continue reading

2017-03-03T11:06:21-08:00June 3rd, 2014|Blog, Volunteer|

Call for Artists Deadline Approaching!

Eastern Sierra Land Trust invites all artists to submit work to a juried show for our 3rd annual Art for Conservation Show & Sale.  Your opportunity to be included in the 2011 Art for Conservation Show and Sale is narrowing!  The deadline for submissions of digital samples of your work is Friday, April 22nd. If you have shown in our past show and sales, you do not need to submit your work …continue reading

2017-03-03T15:48:19-08:00April 15th, 2011|Blog|

ESLT Celebrates 10 Years!

The festivities at ESLT's 10th birthday party. Familiar faces, new friends, a lively band, good food and great company—all the ingredients for a successful party!  ESLT had just the right mix Saturday to celebrate 10 years of land preservation.  The energy in the room was contagious.  Lots of proud moments of what has been accomplished in the first 10 years of ESLT’s existence were shared.  What started with the vision of a …continue reading

2017-03-03T11:08:55-08:00March 28th, 2011|Blog, Volunteer|

When in Rome: Quick History of Land Trusts

For those who live, work, and play in the Eastern Sierra, its easy to know why people want to preserve and protect this unique place.  Conservation Easements, used by the ESLT and other land trusts, are a handy tool to do just that (www.easternsierralandtrust.org/Pages/Agreements.htm).  However, unbeknownst to many is that land trusts and conservation easements are home-grown, American ideas.  Who can’t appreciate something as American as land conservation?  While the ancient Romans …continue reading

2017-03-03T15:48:01-08:00February 22nd, 2009|Blog|