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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

2019-09-23T16:39:41-08:00September 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

2019-09-17T15:20:48-08:00September 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

2019-09-19T13:59:50-08:00September 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

2019-07-22T15:11:38-08:00September 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

2019-09-03T09:52:32-08:00September 6th, 2019|

Small but Mighty: Our New Little Free Library!

Come visit! Our new Little Free Library outside our office is currently full of books for kids and adults. Everyone is welcome to take a book or share a book, anytime! At our quiet corner of North Fowler Street and Church Street in Bishop, there’s a small but mighty new institution – a Little Free Library! Thanks to your support, we've been able to install this free community resource outside ...continue reading

2019-07-23T15:16:43-08:00July 23rd, 2019|Blog, Featured, Press Releases, SNAP, Volunteer, What's New|

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

2019-07-02T11:56:47-08:00June 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

2019-04-30T09:36:21-08:00May 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

2018-12-20T09:36:14-08:00December 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

2018-10-22T12:09:06-08:00September 24th, 2018|SNAP|