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Great Sierra River Cleanup

Join our 11th Annual Great Sierra River Cleanup on Saturday, September 21st from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.! We host this great day each year in correlation a statewide volunteer event focused on removing trash from and restoring the health of the Sierra Nevada waterways. Help us do our part to keep our Eastern Sierra Rivers clean! Afterwards, volunteers can skip over to the Millpond Music Festival to celebrate. It begins at ...continue reading

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

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|

GardenFest Celebration

Come celebrate spring with us at our family-friendly annual GardenFest! This free, family-friendly community event will be buzzing with activity! This Saturday, you can... Purchase native plants from California Native Plant Society, Collect seeds from the Bishop Paiute Tribe's Food Sovereignty Program, Gather garden tips from UCCE Master Gardeners of Inyo & Mono Counties, Learn about rare springtime birds with Eastern Sierra Audubon Society, Enjoy kids' nature crafts, Win raffle prizes from ...continue reading

2019-04-30T09:36:21-07:00May 4th, 2019|
Marie Ring, ESLT Education Coordinator & AmeriCorps Member

Introducing Marie Ring, ESLT’s new Education Coordinator &...

All of us at Eastern Sierra Land Trust are excited to welcome Marie Ring to the team as our 2018/2019 Education Coordinator & AmeriCorps Member! Marie comes to us through the Sierra Nevada Alliance’s Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership (SNAP) - a selective program that places 28 young leaders into conservation agencies and organizations throughout the Sierra Nevada each year. SNAP members like Marie have been working with ESLT ever since the SNAP program began in 2009. By focusing on watershed restoration ...continue reading

2018-12-20T09:36:14-07:00December 20th, 2018|Blog, SNAP, Volunteer|

A Service Well Spent

This post was written by Ryan Delaney, ESLT’s 2017-2018 Education Coordinator & AmeriCorps Member. Learn more about Ryan and the Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership (SNAP) program. Since graduating college in Montana, I’ve always sought ways to serve the communities I lived in. Serving as an AmeriCorps member with Eastern Sierra Land Trust has allowed me to connect my passion to serve with my love of education and nature. With only a few ...continue reading

2018-10-22T12:09:06-07:00September 24th, 2018|SNAP|

Bring Your Garden To Life This Spring

Pollinator Garden Workshop Saturday, April 14 from 10am - 12pm at White Mountain Research Center At our free Pollinator Garden Workshop, you'll hear from local experts about hummingbirds, bees, butterflies, and how you can create a blooming haven for pollinators. If you’re like most people, you probably can’t imagine a world without fruits, vegetables, wildflowers, and other flowering plants. However, you may be surprised to hear that these are now at risk ...continue reading

2018-04-16T17:49:20-07:00March 6th, 2018|Blog, Uncategorized|

The Key to a Blooming Garden: Pollinators!

Pssst - do you know the secret to a blooming backyard? Sun and soil are important, but it's bees, butterflies, and other pollinators that bring your garden to life year after year. With one-third of our food supply and at least 80% of the world's flowering plants depending on pollinators, their impact can be felt everywhere - from your backyard to your dinner plate. Yet bees and butterflies are disappearing. Impacted by disease, pesticides, and ...continue reading

2017-03-04T18:07:32-07:00February 13th, 2017|Blog, Featured, Pollinator Gardens|

Introducing Indigo Johnson, ESLT’s new Education Coordinator &...

All of us at Eastern Sierra Land Trust are excited to welcome Indigo Johnson to the team as our 2016/2017 Education Coordinator & AmeriCorps Member! Indigo comes to us through the Sierra Nevada Alliance’s Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership (SNAP) - a selective program that places 28 young leaders into conservation agencies and organizations throughout the Sierra Nevada each year. SNAP members like Indigo have been working with ESLT ever since the SNAP program began in 2009. By focusing on watershed restoration and ...continue reading

2017-03-03T11:08:32-07:00November 2nd, 2016|Blog, Volunteer|

Spotted on the Eastside

Have you seen any monarchs in the Eastern Sierra lately? Fall is the best time of year to spot these rare and beautiful butterflies—so keep your eyes peeled before winter sets in! Monarchs are much more than a pretty sight in your garden. Along with bees, birds, and other pollinators, butterflies like the monarch are essential to a healthy environment. From wildflowers to working farms, monarchs and other pollinators keep the Eastern Sierra blooming, year after ...continue reading

2017-03-03T11:06:18-07:00October 19th, 2016|Blog, Pollinator Gardens, Press Releases, Volunteer|

Getting My Feet Wet: Looking Back on my...

Working on the Benton Ponds restoration project with Steve Parmenter My introduction to Eastern Sierra Land Trust says it all. Less than a week on the job, and there I was: slipping my size 7 feet into size 12 waders, and plunging into icy pond water with California Department of Fish and Wildlife Biologist Steve Parmenter and ESLT Board Member Tim Bartley. All sorts of metaphors come to mind: big shoes to ...continue reading

2017-03-03T12:09:50-07:00September 21st, 2016|Blog, Pollinator Gardens, Press Releases, Volunteer|