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GardenFest Celebration

Come celebrate spring with us at our annual GardenFest! This free, family-friendly community event will be buzzing with activity. On Saturday May 2nd, you can... Purchase native plants Gather garden tips Enjoy kids' nature crafts Win raffle prizes Enjoy local food and drink, and more! You can also learn more about our Eastside Pollinator Garden Project, which helps local gardeners bring their gardens to life by attracting hummingbirds, butterflies, and other important ...continue reading

2020-02-19T17:12:29-08:00May 2nd, 2020|

Kids Discover Their “Magic Spots” in Nature at...

Kids explore the Bishop Paiute Tribe's Conservation Open Space Area (COSA) with the Taking Root Program. Photo by Paul Williams. By Marie Ring. I’m constantly impressed with the youth in the Bishop area. Whenever I’m out teaching a lesson, I often feel like I learn just as much from the students as they’re hopefully learning from me. They’re caring, kind and inquisitive, and most importantly, they’re budding conservationists. On a ...continue reading

2020-02-26T17:33:25-08:00February 26th, 2020|Blog, Featured, On the Wild Side, SNAP|

Volunteer Spotlight: Marty

When Marty Hornick isn't volunteering with ESLT, perhaps you can find him backcountry skiing! He took this photo near Tioga Pass. This month, we're getting to know ESLT volunteer Marty Hornick. Why do you volunteer with ESLT? Because I love their mission. They partner with local landowners and agencies to preserve Eastern Sierra lands and the special attributes of those lands, forever and for all of us. And they ensure ...continue reading

2020-02-26T17:35:04-08:00February 20th, 2020|Blog, Featured, Membership, On the Wild Side, Volunteer, What's New|

Apply Today! Become an AmeriCorps Member with ESLT

Marie Ring, a current ESLT AmeriCorps member, 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 our next AmeriCorps Member! Eastern Sierra Land Trust and the Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership (SNAP) are seeking an enthusiastic, conservation-minded young leader ...continue reading

2020-02-13T19:21:55-08:00February 13th, 2020|Blog, Featured, On the Wild Side, Press Releases, SNAP, What's New|

Volunteer Spotlight: JB

  Janet Barth, or JB, brought her own tiny broom and pan to our Great Sierra River Cleanup. It was very effective at clearing glass from the ground. Go JB! Photo © Kristen Stipanov, ESLT This month, we're getting to know ESLT volunteer Janet Barth, or "JB." Why do you volunteer with ESLT? I moved to Benton three years ago from Napa, California, where I volunteered with the Napa County ...continue reading

2020-01-17T17:31:17-08:00January 17th, 2020|Blog, Featured, Membership, On the Wild Side, Volunteer, What's New|

11 Months Later, Hooked by the Eastside

Marie Ring has energized our Community Connections Program as this year's AmeriCorps Member and Education Coordinator at ESLT. Her last day of her 2018-2019 service term was this weekend's Great Sierra River Cleanup. BUT, she'll be staying on with us for another year of service! We're lucky to have her. Photo by Kristen Stipanov, ESLT. Almost one year ago, I was packing my 2003 Volvo for the 3,000-mile cross-country trip ...continue reading

2019-09-23T16:39:41-07:00September 23rd, 2019|Blog, Featured, Press Releases, SNAP, Volunteer, What's New|

Great Sierra River Cleanup

Join our 11th Annual Great Sierra River Cleanup on Saturday, September 21st from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.! We'll be meeting at ESLT's office at 8:30 a.m., at 250 N Fowler Street in Bishop. Eastern Sierra Land Trust, the Bishop Paiute Tribe Environmental Management Office, the Sierra Club and Tangle Free Waters is hosting this Great day in correlation with a statewide volunteer event focused on removing trash from and restoring the ...continue reading

2019-09-17T15:20:48-07:00September 21st, 2019||

Growing, Growing, Gardens!

Certified Pollinator Gardens are beginning to blanket the Eastside! By helping local pollinators like butterflies and bees, they help our neighborhoods and our entire region thrive. Do you know the secret to a blooming backyard, and to a thriving Eastside ecosystem? Sun and soil are important, but it’s the butterflies, bees, bats, and hummingbirds that bring your garden and our world to life year after year. Our Eastside Pollinator Garden ...continue reading

2019-09-19T13:59:50-07:00September 19th, 2019|Blog, Featured, Press Releases, SNAP, Volunteer, What's New|

Volunteer Day: Sage-Grouse Habitat Enhancement

Come help Eastern Sierra Land Trust and the Bureau of Land Management as we team up to care for land where our Bi-State sage-grouse live, for two back-to-back Stewardship Days. On September 6th and 7th, we need as many hands as possible to work on habitat enhancement projects on land that the sage-grouse calls home. We will be using hand tools to convert a permanent fence to a let-down fence, and we'll ...continue reading

2019-07-22T15:11:38-07:00September 7th, 2019|

Volunteer Day: Sage-Grouse Habitat Enhancement

Come help Eastern Sierra Land Trust and the Bureau of Land Management as we team up to care for land where our Bi-State sage-grouse live, for two back-to-back Stewardship Days. On September 6th and 7th, we need as many hands as possible to work on habitat enhancement projects on land that the sage-grouse calls home. We will be using hand tools to convert a permanent fence to a let-down fence, and we'll ...continue reading

2019-09-03T09:52:32-07:00September 6th, 2019|