Amanda Serenyi, ESLT's Membership Coordinator

Welcome Amanda Serenyi, our new Membership Coordinator!

Welcome to Amanda Serenyi! Our ESLT team is thrilled that Amanda has joined us as our new Membership Coordinator.  Amanda comes to us with an impressive accounting background in the non-profit and land trust sphere. Amanda began working with us in June and is excited to join the ESLT team. To help you get to know Amanda better, we asked her a few questions about her background and interests: Tell us about …continue reading

2022-07-18T15:42:50-07:00July 18th, 2022|Blog, Featured, Membership, What's New|
Giving Tuesday is December 1st

Creative Ways to Give on #GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday is a global day for giving and generosity, and what better way to create hope this holiday season than by joining a movement to protect special land for generations to come. This year's #GivingTuesday is on December 1st! To celebrate the occasion, a generous longtime donor will again match your gift dollar for dollar up to $20,000. That means your positive impact on the land you love will be doubled …continue reading

2021-08-12T13:54:22-07:00November 19th, 2020|Blog, Celebrations, Featured, Membership, Volunteer, What's New|

ESLT’s 2019 Annual Report

The extended digital version of our 2019 Annual Report is now available for your enjoyment! Flip through to reminisce on 2019's successes including the protection of a portion of Lundy Canyon, Stewardship Days in the Bodie Hills and at Black Lake Preserve, and all those in-person gatherings and celebrations that now feel so precious. Thank you for being here with us. Click here for the PDF version of our extended digital 2019 …continue reading

2021-08-20T11:16:18-07:00November 17th, 2020|Blog, Featured, Membership, Success Stories, What's New|
6 pronghorn gathered in a snowy area

You Can Save Eastern Sierra Land and Wildlife

Spend time enjoying the Eastern Sierra, and you'll watch the landscape come alive. Here, golden desert mesas and sagebrush steppe teem with species like pronghorn, pygmy rabbit, and bobcat. The rare Bi-State sage-grouse meanwhile raises their chicks on the green irrigated meadows in places like Bridgeport Valley. These valley ecosystems rise suddenly to towering peaks, creating homes for species like black bear, the endangered Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep, and Sierra Nevada red …continue reading

Your Fall 2020 SierraScapes Newsletter

Your Fall 2020 SierraScapes Newsletter is here! Inside, read about the successes you powered this year, including protecting the historic Hunewill Ranch with a new conservation easement. Click here for a the PDF version of our Fall 2020 SierraScapes Newsletter. Click here to visit our newsroom, where you can browse past SierraScapes newsletters.

Bishop Creek. Outlet and fall color below the Sabrina Lake dam

AmazonSmile: A Simple Way to Support ESLT

Photo by Michael Qualls of fall colors at Bishop Creek. With so many of us still at home and shopping more online, we want to remind you about one of the easiest ways to support us and protect more of the land you love: AmazonSmile! If you use Amazon, you can use AmazonSmile to support ESLT with each purchase and at no extra cost to you. Click here to set …continue reading

2021-08-12T14:03:06-07:00October 27th, 2020|Blog, Featured, Membership|

Join our virtual Lands & Legacy Celebration, from...

Lands & Legacy 12th Annual Celebration August 27th - September 3rd, 2020 Nature • Health • Peace If you've been waiting to step back into Eastern Sierra peace, then we have great news. Our 12th annual Lands & Legacy Celebration is right around the corner, and we're bringing the magic to you, wherever you are. Register Here   Registration fee: $25, with a 10% discount for ESLT members. If you're a …continue reading

Staying Connected From Home

We're in this together! That's a mantra of our ESLT team right now as we work to keep connecting with each other and with you, each from our own homes. This year has brought many new challenges, and your ongoing support helps us to meet them with grace and flexibility. So, how are you staying connected? We'll share some tools that we're relying on to stay in touch during this time of …continue reading

2021-08-12T14:08:48-07:00July 8th, 2020|Blog, Featured, Membership, What's New|

Another Layer of Protection for Black Lake Preserve

Black Lake Preserve © Randy Keller, ESLT Board of Directors Follow Highway 120 northwest from Benton and you'll enter Adobe Valley. There, distant mountain peaks frame wide expanses of fragrant, blooming sagebrush. Native Americans once used this valley as a trading and hunting route, traversing vast fields where wildlife like pronghorn, pygmy rabbits, and more abound. Crowds of Bi-State sage-grouse once gathered here in traditional annual mating dances, on dancing …continue reading

ESLT volunteer couple Roberta Lagomarsini and Pete Pumphrey pose with Smokey the Bear.

Volunteer Spotlight: Roberta

This month, we're getting to know ESLT volunteer Roberta Lagomarsini. You might recognize Roberta from last Saturday's great Virtual Victory Garden Workshop, where she demonstrated drip irrigation tricks and tactics! Or you might recognize her from her whole host of other involvements with ESLT; Roberta has been a dedicated member of our volunteer team for years. She has been deeply involved in our Eastside Pollinator Garden project, has helped us host events …continue reading

2021-08-12T14:14:08-07:00May 21st, 2020|Blog, Featured, Membership, On the Wild Side, Volunteer, What's New|
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