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Apply to be our Land Stewardship Associate!

Eastern Sierra Land Trust is hiring a temporary/seasonal Land Stewardship Associate! Go to work every day protecting the Eastern Sierra with our team here in beautiful Bishop, California. The application deadline for this position is May 31, 2019, so apply today! Scroll to the bottom of this page for information about how to apply. The Land Stewardship Associate will work to support the stewardship of our existing and new conservation properties. They [...]

2019-05-22T14:36:52-07:00May 20th, 2019|Blog, Press Releases|

Ring in Spring! See you this Saturday at GardenFest!

Look outside! Birds and butterflies are on the wing, early blooms are splashing the valley with vibrant colors and community members across the region are preparing their soon-to-be-flourishing gardens. Spring has finally arrived and the Eastern Sierra is filled with life. To celebrate this season of new growth, Bishop-based nonprofit Eastern Sierra Land Trust (ESLT) invites community members of all ages to ring in spring at their 10th annual GardenFest Celebration. This free, [...]

2019-05-01T18:04:41-07:00May 1st, 2019|Blog, Pollinator Gardens, Press Releases|

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 [...]

2018-07-02T16:27:46-07:00July 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]

2017-03-10T14:14:26-08:00January 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 [...]

2017-03-03T11:06:18-08:00October 19th, 2016|Blog, Pollinator Gardens, Press Releases, Volunteer|

Getting My Feet Wet: Looking Back on my AmeriCorps Term with ESLT

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 [...]

2017-03-03T12:09:50-08:00September 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 [...]

2017-03-03T12:09:50-08:00September 19th, 2016|Blog, Press Releases, Volunteer|

Community Volunteer Day and BBQ to Support Local Public Lands

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]

2017-03-10T14:14:26-08:00September 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]

2017-03-10T14:14:26-08:00August 29th, 2016|Press Releases, Volunteer|
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