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SierraScapes Newsletter

Eastern Sierra Land Trust’s bi-annual, printed SierraScapes Newsletter shares updates about our conservation projects, events, and other news from our community.

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SierraScapes – Spring 2020

Inside our latest issue, you’ll read about:
  • ESLT Executive Director Kay’s and Board Chair Bob’s updates in this time of crisis and remote work
  • The inspiring landowners at Sinnamon Meadows and everything they do for our land, wildlife, and community
  • Bridgeport Valley’s history and how you can protect it forever
  • A diverse coalition that’s helping Bi-State sage-grouse thrive
  • And more…

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ESLT Express E-Newsletter

Want to keep current on conservation news, event updates, and other ways to get involved? Our e-newsletter is the resource you need! The ESLT Express features stories from our blog, information about upcoming events and volunteer days, and reflections from ESLT Executive Director Kay Ogden.

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Press Release Archive

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2020 Press Releases

May 12, 2020 – Protecting All Species For All Time
Press Release [PDF]

Today, fewer cars ramble up and down Scenic Highway 395. Snow fell this spring; it stayed on the mountain without the usual tracks of skiers and snowboarders. Fishing spots, campsites, and picnic areas lie empty. But who’s still coming out to play? Mule deer, bobcats, songbirds  . . . .

April 15, 2020 – A Diverse Coalition Unifies Around Sage-Grouse Conservation
Press Release [PDF]

Our conservation community has something to celebrate! That’s because on March 30th this year, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced it is  . . . .

February 18, 2020 – Journeying with the Round Valley Mule Deer
Press Release [PDF]

At this time of year, many animals that call the Eastern Sierra their home are preparing for a long journey. When food and shelter become scarce in the winter . . . .

February 12, 2020 – Apply Today! Become an AmeriCorps Member with ESLT
Press Release [PDF]

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 . . . .

February 12, 2020 – An Eastern Sierra Harmony of Community, Land Conservation, Music, and Art
Press Release [PDF]

A bass chants a beat as a trumpet trills over the top. As The Bill Schuck Quartet hums and harmonizes, their notes hanging in the Eastern Sierra air, you can go meander through a maze of Rhondda Saunders’s bold, jump-off-the-canvas artwork . . . .

Conservation Highlights: ESLT’s 2018 Annual Report

To view Annual Reports from 2017 and other years, visit our Financials Page

What conservation successes have we accomplished, and what is on the horizon for the years to come?

Our comprehensive 2018 Annual Report answers these questions and more, and provides you with insights into how your donations are being used to protect more of the places you love.

Click Here to Read ESLT’s 2018 Annual Report [PDF]