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

Action Alert! Help Us Support S. 170 /...

Action Alert! Eastern Sierra Land Trust is a Nationally Accredited land trust, which means we always hold ourselves to the highest standards of excellence. You can trust us to do the right things, and you can always trust us to take action when our protection tools are under threat. And that’s what is happening right now. The conservation easement tax incentive – one of the most important tools for private land conservation ...continue reading

2019-07-02T11:56:21-07:00July 1st, 2019|Blog, Featured, Press Releases, What's New|

Become an AmeriCorps Member with Eastern Sierra Land...

Teaching local kids about birds, bees, blooms, and the magic of nature is one of the important and fun jobs that ESLT’s AmeriCorps Member takes on each year. Eastern Sierra Land Trust has a great opportunity for an enthusiastic, conservation-minded young leader. On Monday, July 1st, applications opened to become a Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership (SNAP) AmeriCorps Member with us! For more information and to apply before the July 30th ...continue reading

2019-07-02T11:56:47-07:00June 27th, 2019|Blog, Featured, Press Releases, SNAP, What's New|

Welcome Carissa Gospodinoff, our new Administrative Manager!

What do you love most about living here? Other than the magnificent beauty, I really enjoy having endless options of places to explore. In the three weeks that I have lived here, not one day has been the same. It makes me value free time and enjoy every minute of life. I love seeing cows and horses on my way to work, and I love walking around during sunset - when the ...continue reading

2019-07-02T11:57:53-07:00June 27th, 2019|Blog, Featured, Press Releases, What's New|

Come Explore our Oasis in the Desert

The Place: It’s summer, and we know you’re getting outside to play! Here at ESLT, summer is also stewardship season, and we’ve already been out caring for our special places. So this season, we would like to encourage everyone to visit one of ESLT’s remarkable destinations – Black Lake Preserve. Thanks to our incredible volunteer teams and supporters, we’ve been improving land conditions at the Preserve this year. We’ve worked together to ...continue reading

2019-07-02T11:07:05-07:00June 27th, 2019|Blog, Featured, On the Wild Side, Success Stories, Volunteer, What's New|

Helping the Herd

A treacherous corridor. A missing puzzle piece. A shared solution. Mule deer migrate through the Swall Meadows Wildlife Area twice every year. Imagine that the year is 1999, and you just moved to a new home in Swall Meadows. Every day out your window, you begin to see the same thing. Mule deer! A lot of mule deer. This experience led community members to the discovery that homes lay in ...continue reading

Protected Forever: Waterfalls, Canyon Walls, and Bighorn Sheep

Thanks to the help of Mono Lake Committee and The Wilderness Land Trust, together we have permanently protected a critical piece of Lundy Canyon, a special and iconic Eastern Sierra place. Photo of Lundy Canyon, originally posted to Flikr by m01229. Thanks to your support and the support of our community of Eastern Sierra Protectors, we have helped make a dream come true: a critical piece of land in the ...continue reading

Introducing Kristen Stipanov, ESLT’s new Communications Coordinator

Welcome, me! My name is Kristen Stipanov, and I am the new Communications Coordinator here at the Eastern Sierra Land Trust. I couldn’t be more thrilled with my new role at this organization and with my new life in this breathtaking place. You will be hearing from me frequently, and I hope that I will be hearing from you frequently too, so let’s get to know each other. Here’s my story. I was ...continue reading

2019-02-22T11:35:16-07:00February 22nd, 2019|Blog, What's New|

National Conservation Leadership Partner of the Year

ESLT receives the National Conservation Leadership Partner of the Year Award. From left to right: Susanna Danner, ESLT Land Conservation Program Director; Kay Ogden, ESLT Executive Director; and Sherri Lisius, BLM Acting Multi-Resource Staff Supervisor. We are thrilled to share the great news that the United States Forest Service (USFS) and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) recently recognized ESLT as the 2018 National Conservation Leadership Partner of the ...continue reading

2018-08-29T18:56:03-07:00August 29th, 2018|Blog, What's New|

National Land Conservation Conference 2009!

Several of us headed up to the gray and rainy Pacific Northwest last week to participate in the National Land Conservation Conference (aka Land Trust Alliance Rally) in Portland, Oregon last week. This event is an opportunity to attend seminars and workshops designed to provide information regarding the best practices for land conservation,  new conservation tools and opportunities, and to provide additional education to land trust staff, board members, and volunteers. It ...continue reading

2017-03-10T14:14:34-07:00October 20th, 2009|Volunteer, What's New|

Pollinators in our midst

What fun it is to take a closer look at the bees, butterflies, and birds who are working hard in our flower gardens and flowering native plants! In the ESLT garden, we are enjoying watching the gangs of bees on our sunflower garden - lots of native species but what are they? Check out this website to join the pollinator craze: http://www.greatsunflower.org/ Steve, a nature photographer I know well, is ...continue reading

2017-03-10T14:14:47-07:00August 7th, 2009|Pollinator Gardens, What's New|