What’s New category is a group of articles about recent news and happenings around ESLT.

2022 Great Sierra River Cleanup

On Saturday, ESLT hosted a local contribution to the Great Sierra River Cleanup. Fourteen community members gathered at the Artesian Wells near the Owens River and spent the morning cleaning litter in the river corridor. The dedicated team cleaned cigarette butts, beverage containers, clothing, and food packaging. Thank you to everyone who joined! ESLT's Education Coordinator and AmeriCorps Member, Claire, did a wonderful job of coordinating the cleanup. We are sad …continue reading

2022-09-20T12:37:20-07:00September 20th, 2022|Blog, SNAP, Success Stories, Volunteer, What's New|

Eastern Sierra Land Trust Earns National Recognition

Accreditation Promotes Public Trust, Ensures Permanence Now in its 21st year protecting critical wildlife habitat, natural and working lands, and scenic open spaces, Eastern Sierra Land Trust has achieved renewed accreditation – a mark of great distinction in land conservation. The Land Trust Accreditation Commission awarded ESLT this renewed accreditation, the organization’s second renewal since initially earning accreditation in 2011, demonstrating its confidence that Eastern Sierra Land Trust’s conserved lands will …continue reading

2022-09-14T11:05:11-07:00September 13th, 2022|Blog, Press Releases, What's New|
Amanda Serenyi, ESLT's Membership Coordinator

Welcome Amanda Serenyi, our new Membership Coordinator!

Welcome to Amanda Serenyi! Our ESLT team is thrilled that Amanda has joined us as our new Membership Coordinator.  Amanda comes to us with an impressive accounting background in the non-profit and land trust sphere. Amanda began working with us in June and is excited to join the ESLT team. To help you get to know Amanda better, we asked her a few questions about her background and interests: Tell us about …continue reading

2022-07-18T15:42:50-07:00July 18th, 2022|Blog, Featured, Membership, What's New|
Cover page to the 2022 Spring/Summer edition of SierraScapes.

Our Spring/Summer SierraScapes Newsletter Is Here!

Our Spring/Summer SierraScapes Newsletter has arrived! An online edition, packed with conservation updates and stories, can be read here. Inside, you'll find a celebration of the conservation easements at Centennial Point Ranch and Ullman Ranch, stories highlighting ESLT's role in conservation efforts such as the Mammoth Lakes 395 Wildlife Crossing and 30 by 30 Initiative, and much much more. Note that the original printed version contained a mistake on page two that …continue reading

2022-07-13T15:16:24-07:00July 13th, 2022|Blog, What's New|

Welcome Kelly Muller, our new Land Stewardship Manager!

Welcome to Kelly Muller! Our ESLT team is thrilled that Kelly has joined us as our new Land Stewardship Manager.  Kelly comes to us with an impressive background in land restoration and management.  Kelly began working with us in January and is excited to join the ESLT team. To help you get to know Kelly better, we asked her a few questions about her background and interests: Tell me about your roots! …continue reading

2022-01-31T14:01:35-08:00January 27th, 2022|Blog, Featured, Press Releases, What's New|
Claire Marvet, ESLT Education Coordinator and AmeriCorps Member

Welcome Claire Marvet, our new Education Coordinator &...

Welcome to Claire Marvet! Our ESLT team is thrilled that Claire has joined us as our 2021/2022 Education Coordinator & AmeriCorps Member. Claire comes to us through the Sierra Nevada Alliance's Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership (SNAP)—a selective program that places young leaders with conservation agencies and organizations throughout the Sierra Nevada each year. SNAP members have been working with ESLT ever since the SNAP program began in 2009. By focusing on education, …continue reading

2021-11-19T12:36:41-08:00November 19th, 2021|Blog, Featured, Pollinator Gardens, Press Releases, SNAP, What's New|

Apply by August 31st, 2021! Become an AmeriCorps...

Marie Ring, ESLT's Education Coordinator and AmeriCorps member from 2018-2020, removes invasive Tule, improving wildlife habitat at one of ESLT's properties, Benton Hot Springs Ranch. © ESLT Do you love the Eastern Sierra? Are you looking for a way to give back to our land and community? Apply today to become ESLT's next AmeriCorps Member! Eastern Sierra Land Trust and the Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership (SNAP) are seeking an enthusiastic, …continue reading

2021-09-18T12:01:34-07:00August 5th, 2021|Blog, Featured, On the Wild Side, Press Releases, SNAP, What's New|
ESLT's Renewal of LTA Accreditation Stakeholder Notification and Public Notice

Renewal of LTA Accreditation Stakeholder Notification and Public...

The land trust accreditation program recognizes land conservation organizations that meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. Eastern Sierra Land Trust is pleased to announce it is applying for our second renewal of accreditation. A public comment period is now open. The Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program of the Land Trust Alliance, conducts an extensive review of each applicant’s policies and programs. This is …continue reading

2021-09-18T12:01:34-07:00July 27th, 2021|Blog, What's New|
A book resting in grass in a very green forested area

Books as a Gateway to the Outdoors for...

Winter weather, holidays, and even a pandemic, have the tendency to shut us inside for longer periods of time than we would like. Beyond our windows, the season is changing and therefore the land is changing; Round Valley Mule Deer are settling for overwinter in the valley, Sierra Nevada Bighorn Sheep poetically mountaineer their way up quiet snowy mountains, and sagebrush drink up new moisture with their roots to share with other …continue reading

2021-08-12T13:53:16-07:00December 7th, 2020|Blog, What's New|
Giving Tuesday is December 1st

Creative Ways to Give on #GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday is a global day for giving and generosity, and what better way to create hope this holiday season than by joining a movement to protect special land for generations to come. This year's #GivingTuesday is on December 1st! To celebrate the occasion, a generous longtime donor will again match your gift dollar for dollar up to $20,000. That means your positive impact on the land you love will be doubled …continue reading

2021-08-12T13:54:22-07:00November 19th, 2020|Blog, Celebrations, Featured, Membership, Volunteer, What's New|
Eastern Sierra Land Trust