2017 Press Releases

August 28, 2017 – Team Up to Clean Up

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Throughout the Eastern Sierra, trash fills our waterways, polluting rivers and streams and creating hazards for birds, fish, and other wildlife. Now local organizations are teaming up to change this, and they are looking for volunteers to lend a hand. . .

July 24, 2017 – Community Joins Together to Celebrate Conservation

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This summer, come together with friends, neighbors, and fellow conservation supporters to celebrate the Eastern Sierraís Lands & Legacy with Eastern Sierra Land Trust. ESLT’s 9th annual Lands & Legacy Celebration Weekend will take place August 11th ñ 13th. . .

July 18, 2017 – Become an AmeriCorps Member with ESLT

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Do you love the Eastern Sierra? Want to help restore and protect its wonders, while gaining valuable environmental professional experience? Apply to become a Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership (SNAP) AmeriCorps Member with Eastern Sierra Land Trust. . .

July 3, 2017 – Kids Have the Chance to Get Creative Outdoors

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With school out and summer officially here, families everywhere are looking for ways to keep kids engaged and active ñ and local non-profit Eastern Sierra Land Trust is offering a great opportunity to do just that. At ESLT’s “Crayons & Paint” family gathering. . .

May 16, 2017 – Local Gardens Are Blooming and Buzzing To Life

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Thereís something in the air: all across the Eastern Sierra, butterflies, hummingbirds, and bees are busy at their work. Pollinators like these play a crucial role in helping gardens, farms, and wildflowers flourish, year after year. . .

April 10, 2017 – Get Growing at ESLTís GardenFest Celebration

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To celebrate this season of growth, Eastern Sierra Land Trust invites community members of all ages to join them as they ìRing in the Springî at their annual GardenFest. This free, family-friendly celebration will take place from 11am – 2pm on Saturday, May 6th. . .

March 14, 2017 – The Key to a Blooming Backyard: Pollinators!

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Spring is on the way ñ and that means bees, butterflies, hummingbirds and other pollinators are, too. Insects and birds bring much more to backyards than buzzing activity: in fact, they are key to keeping the entire Eastern Sierra landscape beautiful and productive, year after year. . .

January 20, 2017 – $8 Million Fund Created to Improve Water Quality and Conserve Greater Sage-Grouse

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In a landmark victory for local conservation and the long-term health of the Eastern Sierra, the USDAís Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) has created an $8 million fund to support initiatives conserving the Bi-State population of greater sage-grouse. . .