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Ring in the Spring with ESLT at GardenFest!

Spring is abloom, and the growing season is in full swing. Throughout the Eastern Sierra, birds sing merrily and butterflies dance from each sweet, fresh blossom to the next. In celebration of this time of growth and discovery, Eastern Sierra Land Trust invites you to “ring in the spring” at our annual GardenFest! This free, family-friendly event will take place from 3 – 6pm on May Day, Friday May 1st, in our (new!) ...continue reading

2017-03-03T12:11:22-08:00April 21st, 2015|Blog, Pollinator Gardens, Press Releases|

Bring Bees and Butterflies to Your Garden This...

Bring Bees and Butterflies to Your Garden This Spring: Sign Up Today to Receive Free Native Plants for Your Pollinator Garden Have you considered creating a pollinator-friendly garden blooming with native plants, but don’t know where to start? Eastern Sierra Land Trust (ESLT) and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) are teaming up to help 20 local gardeners create habitat for bees, butterflies and more by giving away up to $200 ...continue reading

2017-03-10T14:14:28-08:00March 10th, 2015|Pollinator Gardens, Press Releases|

ESLT in the News

ESLT has been getting some attention from our local media recently! Based out of Mammoth Lakes, The Sheet is a free weekly newspaper that covers news, views, culture, and all things Eastern Sierra.  Twice a year they release a special issue - The Green Sheet - that focuses on, "All Things Green in the Eastern Sierra." Their recent Fall/Winter 2014 issue featured ESLT's important conservation work: not only on the front page, ...continue reading

2017-03-03T11:05:47-08:00October 29th, 2014|Blog, Pollinator Gardens, Volunteer|

Cowboy Scholars Find their Green Thumbs

Walking down the dusty path by the alfalfa fields, we lost a few students. “Gotta fix that sprinkler,” one of the boys announced. Another chased after his rambunctious puppy Annie. And yet another (we learned later, he was the designated “cowboy,”) tended to some vocal cattle. Our class of 10 dwindled down to a mere 7, but not for long. They had all been engaged during our pollinator lecture that morning in ...continue reading

2017-03-03T11:05:10-08:00May 29th, 2014|Blog, Pollinator Gardens|

The Eastside Pollinator Garden Project: Returning Pollinators to...

Envision your garden alive with butterflies, bees, and other pollinators this summer! This month, Eastern Sierra Land Trust (ESLT) launched its Eastside Pollinator Garden Project to help bring pollinators right to your backyard. Through the Eastside Pollinator Garden Project, ESLT will provide participants with recommendations, certification criteria, expert advice, and online resources to help gardens come to life throughout Inyo and Mono counties... Press Release [PDF]

2017-03-10T14:14:29-08:00April 15th, 2014|Pollinator Gardens, Press Releases|

Get your Garden Growing

Celebrate Spring at Eastern Sierra Land Trust’s annual GardenFest Kick off the growing season with Eastern Sierra Land Trust (ESLT)! On Thursday, April 24th from 3-6PM, make your way to ESLT’s garden for the annual “GardenFest.” Attendees are invited to ask for advice from Master Gardeners, trade heirlooms in the seed swap, purchase plants from local nurseries and organizations, and much more. Plus, you can learn more about ESLT’s latest launch – ...continue reading

2017-03-10T14:14:29-08:00March 18th, 2014|Pollinator Gardens, Press Releases|

On the Sunny Side

Eastern Sierra Land Trust (ESLT) is turning heads, toward the bright yellow blooms of sunflowers peeking over the fence on Home Street. The ESLT garden has been bursting with color, a product of a partnership with Bishop Elementary third grade classrooms and the 4H Sunflower Group to grow sunflowers in the ESLT garden... Click here to read the Sheet article online

2017-03-10T14:14:30-08:00August 7th, 2012|Pollinator Gardens, Press Releases|

Spring is here in the ESLT Garden!

Toiling away in the office, I find it a great pleasure to sneak a peak at our awakening garden out the front window.  We have poppies and prince’s plume and tidy tips flowering, with feasting bees and gold finches enjoying it all, too.  A garden is a powerful thing – getting our hands dirty and producing food is inspiring and humbling (darn squash bugs!) while creating a bountiful space for beneficial insects ...continue reading

2017-03-03T11:03:12-08:00April 22nd, 2011|Blog, Pollinator Gardens|