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How You Help the Sierra Nevada Red Fox...

In 2014, the Sierra Nevada red fox made its first reappearance in Yosemite National Park for nearly 100 years. In December 2014, a wildlife camera in Yosemite National Park captured this beautiful winter photo. And that fox trotting through the scene was more than just a fun find. It was proof of the first confirmed Sierra Nevada red fox in the park in nearly 100 years. These foxes are special ...continue reading

2020-01-30T11:21:19-08:00January 30th, 2020|Blog, Featured, Membership, On the Wild Side, What's New|

Volunteer Spotlight: JB

  Janet Barth, or JB, brought her own tiny broom and pan to our Great Sierra River Cleanup. It was very effective at clearing glass from the ground. Go JB! Photo © Kristen Stipanov, ESLT This month, we're getting to know ESLT volunteer Janet Barth, or "JB." Why do you volunteer with ESLT? I moved to Benton three years ago from Napa, California, where I volunteered with the Napa County ...continue reading

2020-01-17T17:31:17-08:00January 17th, 2020|Blog, Featured, Membership, On the Wild Side, Volunteer, What's New|

Sierra Stability in a Changing World, by Bob...

by Bob Gardner, President of ESLT's Board of Directors This photo is of my twin sister and I in front of our home on North Fowler Street in Bishop. Our home is gone now but was right next to the current ESLT Office building, which you can see in the photo. I spent most of my childhood in Bishop. It was a perfect place to grow up, with creeks within walking distance, ...continue reading

2020-01-27T16:57:12-08:00January 17th, 2020|Blog, Featured, Membership, On the Wild Side, Volunteer, What's New|

A Wild and Working Mosaic, by Kay Ogden

The Hunewill family is one of many in the Eastern Sierra who have been ranching for multiple generations. Families like these keep our region wide open so mule deer, pronghorn, and sage-grouse thrive. Photo by Dwayne Leonard, Ranch Memories Photography. by Kay Ogden, ESLT Executive Director I just couldn't believe the majestic and crazy landscape that was unfolding before me as I rode my bike from Los Angeles to Mono ...continue reading

2019-12-11T09:20:25-08:00December 10th, 2019|Blog, Featured, Membership, On the Wild Side, What's New|

We Love Speed Goats

Twin Pronghorn Fawns, by Tom Koerner, USFWS Bodie State Historic Park is one of the most scenic places in Mono County, where Eastern Sierra Land Trust does much of our land conservation work. And that’s saying something, in a county as full of beautiful places as Mono County. The ghost town of Bodie at dawn is suffused with golden light on the wooden buildings, and the dusty green sagebrush steppe ...continue reading

8 Creative Ways to Give on #GivingTuesday

    Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest. Photo by Gayyna Andrushko. Giving Tuesday is coming up soon, on December 3rd this year! When you donate to ESLT by mail (P.O. Box 755, Bishop, CA 93515) or online, you'll be joining a movement to protect special lands for generations to come. Thank you for caring! And there are many more ways you can give to ESLT, too. Try one of them out ...continue reading

2019-11-21T15:20:53-08:00November 20th, 2019|Blog, Featured, Membership, Press Releases, Volunteer|

The Seeds of Conservation Begin with You

Will YOU Win this Framed Photo? Join us by making a gift or increasing your recurring monthly gift by May 31 and you’ll be entered in our raffle for a chance to win this beautiful framed photograph by local artist and fellow ESLT member Alan Barlow. It’s amazing the impact one person can make. That’s because every time you support conservation, you’re planting a seed – and seeds of every size can ...continue reading

2018-04-26T17:27:48-07:00April 26th, 2018|Blog, Membership|

Spring into Action: Help Local Conservation Grow!

What does spring mean to you? Perhaps it’s a time to dust off your hiking boots and find your fishing gear. Or maybe you look forward to watching spindle-legged fawns frolic amongst the blooming sage. Is it the time to break ground and plant seeds in your garden? To watch calves romp in their pastures? In this season of growth and renewal, your support of Eastern Sierra Land Trust will have ...continue reading

2017-03-03T12:10:14-08:00May 18th, 2016|Blog, Membership|

Tambour Foundation Awards ESLT $1 Million Endowment

Now entering its 15th year of land conservation, Eastern Sierra Land Trust recently announced that it has received the largest gift in the organization’s history – one that will have a major effect on its capacity, and as a result, the future of protected lands in the Eastern Sierra... Press Release [PDF]

2017-03-10T14:14:27-08:00March 3rd, 2016|Membership, Press Releases|