ESLT's Executive Director, Kay Ogden, recently received the prestigious Bedrock Award at the Sierra Nevada Alliance's 20th Anniversary Celebration and Conference... Press Release [PDF]
ESLT's Annual Benefit Dinner, Lands & Legacy, Takes Place August 3 Eastern Sierra Land Trust (ESLT) invites everyone to join us in celebrating another successful year of land preservation at its annual benefit dinner, Lands & Legacy, on Saturday, August 3 at Mammoth Mountain's Mountainside Conference Center...
Please join us in celebrating the ESLT community at Benton Hot Springs! Co-hosted by ESLT landowners Bill and Diane Bramlette, this fun weekend will include a guided walk on one of our preserved lands, dinner, live music by local bluegrass band Idle Hands, free access to the hot springs, and more. Press Release [PDF]
The Eastern Sierra Land Trust Board of Directors is pleased to announce the successful completion of its Executive Director search with the appointment of Kay Ogden. Kay left her position as Associate Director of the Sierra Nevada Alliance in South Lake Tahoe to begin work as ESLT Executive Director on May 1. She brings great passion for the Eastern Sierra landscape... Press Release [PDF]
Accreditation Awarded by the Land Trust Accreditation Commission. Accredited land trusts meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. Press Release [PDF]
Congress just renewed a tax incentive for private landowners — especially working family farmers and ranchers — who protect their land with a voluntary conservation agreement. The incentive, which had expired at the end of 2009, helped Eastern Sierra Land Trust work with willing landowners in our community to preserve 635 acres of natural areas between 2006 and 2009... Press Release [PDF]
On a bright and crisp recent Saturday, 17 people gathered at the Crowley Hilltop Preserve, for a Global Positioning System Field Workshop. Read the full Inyo Register article here