2019 Press Releases

September 11, 2019 – 33,000 Volunteers, 847 Tons of Trash and Counting
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More than 60% of California’s developed water supply originates in the Sierra Nevada. And we also use these waterways for fishing, swimming, boating and more. So this September, local groups including Eastern Sierra Land Trust . . . .

August 29, 2019 – ESLT is Helping Bi-State Sage-Grouse. Join Them!
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Bi-State sage-grouse on the border of California and Nevada are a genetically distinct population of sage-grouse, and are a loved species here in the Eastern Sierra. Due to habitat loss, these birds are at risk of decline. So this September, volunteers . . . .

August 5, 2019 – Small But Mighty: This Little Free Library is Uniting Summer Readers
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At the quiet corner of North Fowler Street and Church Street in Bishop, there’s a small but mighty new institution – a Little Free Library! Local nonprofit Eastern Sierra Land Trust has installed this free community resource outside their office at 250 North Fowler Street for everyone to enjoy. Reading changes lives . . . .

July 30, 2019 – Chris Webster and Nina Gerber, Live at an Intimate Round Valley Garden Concert
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A guitar strums, and a magical clear voice layers over the chords. You put your head back and close your eyes, only to open them and catch the alpine glow on the Sierra peaks . . . .

July 23, 2019 – Kids, Get Out Your Crayons and Paint!
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With school out and summer almost halfway through, families everywhere are looking for ways to keep their kids engaged and active – and local nonprofit Eastern Sierra Land Trust is offering an opportunity . . . .

July 2, 2019 – Become an AmeriCorps Member with Eastern Sierra Land Trust!
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Eastern Sierra land trust has a great opportunity for an enthusiastic, conservation-minded young leader to become our next Education Coordinator. On July 1, applications will open to become . . . .

May 1, 2019 – A Day for Spotting Incredible Birds that Migrate through The Eastside
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As our days grow warmer and longer, Eastern Sierra residents are starting to see something in those sunny skies. Birds! Lots of migrating birds are currently journeying through . . . .

April 24, 2019 – Celebrate Spring at Eastern Sierra Land Trust’s 10th Annual GardenFest Celebration
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Look outside! Birds and butterflies are on the wing, early blooms are splashing the valley with vibrant colors and community members across the region are preparing their soon-to-be-flourishing gardens. Spring has finally arrived and . . . .

March 25, 2019 – Pollinators: The Key to a Blooming Backyard
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As gardening season begins and wildflowers start to appear, you may also spot the fluttering pollinators that make the beauty of spring in the Eastern Sierra possible. Over one-third of the world’s crops and over 90% of flowering plants are dependent on pollinators. We feel their impact . . .

February 13, 2019 – Journeying with the Round Valley Mule Deer
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At this time of the year, many animals that call the Eastern Sierra home are preparing for a long journey. When food and shelter become scarce in their usual habitat and the weather gets colder, many animals migrate to . . .