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Help ESLT Find Our Next AmeriCorps SNAP Member

Do you know someone who would like to help restore and protect Sierra? Are you interested in helping protect its wonders while gaining valuable professional environment experience, and learning teamwork, communications, and conservation issues? Eastern Sierra Land Trust is looking for our next Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership (SNAP) Member – and you can help us fill this important role by forwarding this post to someone you think might be great for the ...continue reading

2018-07-02T16:27:46+00:00July 2nd, 2018|Press Releases|

$8 Million Fund Created

$8 Million Fund Created to Improve Water Quality and Conserve Greater Sage-Grouse in the Eastern Sierra In a landmark victory for local conservation and the long-term health of the Eastern Sierra, the USDA’s Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) has created an $8 million fund to support initiatives conserving the Bi-State population of greater sage-grouse and enhancing ranch water quality in the region... Press Release [PDF]

2017-03-10T14:14:26+00:00January 20th, 2017|Press Releases|

Spotted on the Eastside

Have you seen any monarchs in the Eastern Sierra lately? Fall is the best time of year to spot these rare and beautiful butterflies—so keep your eyes peeled before winter sets in! Monarchs are much more than a pretty sight in your garden. Along with bees, birds, and other pollinators, butterflies like the monarch are essential to a healthy environment. From wildflowers to working farms, monarchs and other pollinators keep the Eastern Sierra blooming, year after ...continue reading

2017-03-03T11:06:18+00:00October 19th, 2016|Blog, Pollinator Gardens, Press Releases, Volunteer|

Getting My Feet Wet: Looking Back on my...

Working on the Benton Ponds restoration project with Steve Parmenter My introduction to Eastern Sierra Land Trust says it all. Less than a week on the job, and there I was: slipping my size 7 feet into size 12 waders, and plunging into icy pond water with California Department of Fish and Wildlife Biologist Steve Parmenter and ESLT Board Member Tim Bartley. All sorts of metaphors come to mind: big shoes to ...continue reading

2017-03-03T12:09:50+00:00September 21st, 2016|Blog, Pollinator Gardens, Press Releases, Volunteer|

Volunteer to Support our Eastern Sierra Public Lands

Do you like to hike, bike, climb, fish, or simply sit back and admire the wide-open Eastern Sierra views? Well then now is the time to give back to the public lands you love. In honor of National Public Lands Day, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Bishop Field Office is partnering with Eastern Sierra Land Trust and numerous other local agencies and conservation groups to hold a community-wide volunteer event and ...continue reading

2017-03-03T12:09:50+00:00September 19th, 2016|Blog, Press Releases, Volunteer|

Community Volunteer Day and BBQ to Support Local...

Now is the time to give back to the lands you love. In honor of National Public Lands Day, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Bishop Field Office is partnering with Eastern Sierra Land Trust and numerous other local agencies and conservation groups to hold a community-wide volunteer event and barbecue on Saturday, October 1... Press Release [PDF]

2017-03-10T14:14:26+00:00September 19th, 2016|Celebrations, Press Releases, Volunteer|

Volunteers Needed for River Cleanup

Volunteers Needed for Great Sierra River Cleanup on the Owens River Are you tired of trash on our waterways, and want to make a difference? On Saturday, September 10th from 9-11 am, Eastern Sierra Land Trust will be leading the charge to clean up the Wild Trout section of the Owens River. . . Press Release [PDF]

2017-03-10T14:14:26+00:00August 29th, 2016|Press Releases, Volunteer|

Eastern Sierra Land Trust Earns National Recognition

Now in its 15th year protecting critical wildlife habitat, historic working lands, and scenic open spaces across the Eastern Sierra region, Eastern Sierra Land Trust (ESLT) today announced it has achieved renewed accreditation – a mark of great distinction in land conservation... Press Release [PDF]

2017-03-10T14:14:27+00:00August 24th, 2016|Press Releases|

The Stories of Manzanar

Manzanar is a part of our nation’s past that many have tried to sweep under the rug. And yet there are countless stories baked into the dirt beneath the tall white monument that now stands at the Manzanar National Historic Site: stories of the Native Americans who lived there first; stories of the orchards and ranches that once filled the valley; stories of the Japanese Americans who were forced from their homes ...continue reading

2017-03-10T14:14:27+00:00July 19th, 2016|Press Releases|