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]

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

Calling All Volunteers: Help Keep our Eastern Sierra...

Tired of trash on our waterways? Want to make a difference? Then we need your help: volunteer for the 8th annual Great Sierra River Cleanup from 9-11 am on Saturday, Sep. 10th! To sign up, please contact ESLT Education Coordinator & AmeriCorps Member Catherine Tao at or (760) 873-4554 today. Did you know that over 60% of California’s water supply comes from the Sierra Nevada? Watersheds throughout our region provide an integral component of our daily …continue reading

2017-03-03T11:06:18-08:00August 26th, 2016|Blog, Volunteer|

Heather Freeman: Back on the ESLT Team!

It's not often that an organization gets the chance to welcome someone back to the team - which makes it all the more exciting to announce to you this great news: Heather Freeman has returned to the Eastern Sierra Land Trust staff as our new Philanthropy Manager! Heather in the Tungsten Hills with her two dogs. Those of you who have been with us for many years will likely remember Heather from her original …continue reading

2017-03-03T11:07:43-08:00August 25th, 2016|Blog, Volunteer|

Eastern Sierra Land Trust Earns National Recognition

Now in our 15th year protecting critical wildlife habitat, historic working lands, and scenic open spaces across the Eastern Sierra, Eastern Sierra Land Trust has some exciting news to share: we have achieved renewed accreditation! This is a mark of great distinction in land conservation nationwide. Awarded by The Land Trust Accreditation Commission, our re-accreditation demonstrates the Commission's confidence that Eastern Sierra Land Trust’s conserved lands will continue to be protected forever. Our Black Lake Preserve, Photo © …continue reading

2017-03-03T11:05:44-08:00August 24th, 2016|Blog, Volunteer|

Celebrating The Lands & Legacy You Protect Forever

Our hearts are overflowing with gratitude and inspiration in the wake of our recent Lands & Legacy Celebration. The whole weekend was simply magical: filled with wonderful friends, endless encouragement, and dreams of the lands that we can conserve together. Dreams that are already becoming realities thanks to the generosity of supporters like you. Bringing together our conservation partners from across the state and beyond, our 8th annual "Party of the Year" was fantastic fun. …continue reading

2017-03-03T11:05:45-08:00August 18th, 2016|Blog, Volunteer|

Save the Sierra: Apply to be ESLT’s next...

Do you love the Sierra? Want to help restore and protect the Range of Light, while gaining valuable environmental professional experience? Apply today to become a Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership (SNAP) AmeriCorps Member working in Bishop, CA with Eastern Sierra Land Trust! Past ESLT AmeriCorps Members Alison Amberg (left) and Sara Kokkelenberg (right) made great progress on a restoration project to reintroduce the Owens Speckled Dace into the Benton Ponds. ESLT’s …continue reading

2017-03-03T11:06:15-08:00June 29th, 2016|Blog, Pollinator Gardens, Volunteer|

Local Photographer Bill Dunlap Joins the ESLT Board

All of us at Eastern Sierra Land Trust are excited to welcome local Eastern Sierra resident and photographer William (Bill) Dunlap to our Board of Directors! Bill has been a volunteer and member with Eastern Sierra Land Trust for several years, and a frequent attendee at ESLT events – most often with camera in hand, ready to capture the action. As a member of our Board, he'll have an even greater influence on conservation …continue reading

2017-03-03T11:13:39-08:00June 16th, 2016|Blog, Volunteer|