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Celebrate Conservation at ESLT’s Black Lake Preserve

Thanks to Michelle Browner, the unusual landscape and critical habitat of the Adobe Valley's Black Lake is protected forever – and now you can experience its wonders for yourself. On May 14, join Eastern Sierra Land Trust at the Black Lake Preserve to celebrate the conservation of this special place... PressRelease [PDF]

2017-03-10T14:14:27-08:00April 18th, 2016|Celebrations, Press Releases|

Get your Garden Growing at ESLT’s GardenFest

Calling all green thumbs: are you ready to get your garden growing? Throughout the Eastern Sierra, birds flit from tree to tree and butterflies float from each sweet, fresh blossom to the next. To celebrate this season of growth, Eastern Sierra Land Trust invites you to join them as they “Ring in the Spring” at their annual GardenFest... Press Release [PDF]

2017-03-10T14:14:27-08:00April 11th, 2016|Celebrations, Press Releases|

Keeping the Eastern Sierra Abloom

What's for dinner? Without pollinators, the options might be few. With one third of the food supply and at least 80% of the world's flowering plants depending on pollinators, their impact can be felt everywhere - from backyards to dinner plates. Much of the Eastern Sierra's natural treasures rely... Press Release [PDF]

2017-03-10T14:14:27-08:00March 28th, 2016|Pollinator Gardens, Press Releases|

Lend a Hand on the Land with Eastern Sierra Land Trust

With the weather warming, Eastern Sierra Land Trust has planned a series of Volunteer Stewardship Days for the upcoming months. ESLT staff and friends will be getting outdoors and going to work to remove invasive weeds, clean up trash and debris, and create safer wildlife habitat... Press Release [PDF]

2017-03-10T14:14:27-08:00March 21st, 2016|Press Releases, Volunteer|

Why I Volunteer with Eastern Sierra Land Trust

This post was contributed by longtime ESLT Stewardship Volunteer and member, Wally Woolfenden.  At ESLT's Sage-Grouse Stewardship Day in October 2015, Stewardship Volunteer Wally Woolfenden (left) brought hard work and plenty of smiles as he helped make Sinnamon Meadows a safer home for sage-grouse. The protection of natural, non-human dominated ecosystems has been an important effort, especially the preservation of wilderness. Wilderness, however, is usually of marginal interest for settlement and [...]

2017-03-03T11:05:43-08:00March 9th, 2016|Blog, Press Releases, Volunteer|

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|

Keeping Up with the Round Valley Mule Deer

The past three years have been hard on Eastern Sierra wildlife - and our mule deer herds are no exception. Are you wondering how the deer are faring in the wake of severe drought and wildfire, including the 7,000-acre Round Fire? On Saturday March 12 from 2-5pm, Eastern Sierra Land Trust and CA Dept. of Fish & Wildlife will lead a tour on a portion of the Round Valley herd’s migration corridor... [...]

2017-03-10T14:14:27-08:00February 29th, 2016|Press Releases|

Growing Stronger Together: Chalfant Big Trees Farm & Feed Teams Up with ESLT

Growing Stronger Together: Chalfant Big Trees Farm & Feed Teams Up with ESLT to Keep the Eastern Sierra Blooming From a distance, Chalfant Big Trees Farm & Feed appears as a lush swathe of green rising from Chalfant Valley's sandy soils. As the hands and hearts that have kept this family-owned garden store growing strong since its founding in 2003, Steve and Debbie Blair... Press Release [PDF]

2017-03-10T14:14:27-08:00February 22nd, 2016|Press Releases|