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A Sage Grouse shows off his plumage.

$8 Million Fund Created to Improve Water Quality...

Great news for Eastern Sierra conservation - and we're thrilled to share it with you first! In a landmark victory for local conservation and the long-term health of the Eastern Sierra, the USDA’s Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) has created an $8 million fund to support initiatives conserving the Bi-State population of greater sage-grouse and enhancing ranch water quality in the region. Sage-grouse thrive in wide-open areas with abundant sagebrush, native grasses, ...continue reading

2017-03-04T18:08:17+00:00January 23rd, 2017|Blog, Featured|

A Holiday Gift Idea For You: Buy Local...

Love Eastern Sierra photography? Want to support local families and businesses with your holiday shopping? Looking for a gift that gives back? If you answered "Yes" to any of the above, we have a holiday gift idea for you. The Project Room at Independent Project Press in Bishop is now exhibiting the "Alternative Process Photography" prints of local artist and ESLT member, Joe Profita - and 30% of all sale proceeds will benefit Eastern Sierra Land ...continue reading

2017-03-03T11:08:53+00:00December 12th, 2016|Blog|

Local Photographer Bill Dunlap Joins the ESLT Board

All of us at Eastern Sierra Land Trust are excited to welcome local Eastern Sierra resident and photographer William (Bill) Dunlap to our Board of Directors! Bill has been a volunteer and member with Eastern Sierra Land Trust for several years, and a frequent attendee at ESLT events – most often with camera in hand, ready to capture the action. As a member of our Board, he'll have an even greater influence on conservation ...continue reading

2017-03-03T11:13:39+00:00June 16th, 2016|Blog, Volunteer|

Round Valley Mule Deer Update: Recap and Slideshow...

Our sincere thanks goes to local photographer and ESLT volunteer Bill Dunlap for these stunning images! On March 12, Eastern Sierra Land Trust teamed up with CA Dept. of Fish & Wildlife (CDFW) and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to lead a tour of the Round Valley mule deer herd’s migration corridor. What a spectacular day we had! The day was bright and warm, and right off the bat we spotted a number of mule deer making their annual journey ...continue reading

2017-03-03T11:08:54+00:00March 22nd, 2016|Blog, Volunteer|

New AmeriCorps Member, Abbey Blair, Joins ESLT’s Team!

All of us at ESLT are thrilled to welcome AmeriCorps member Abbey Blair to the office as our new Restoration and Education Coordinator! During her 6-month service term which lasts through September, Abbey will be teaming up with our current full-term (11-month) AmeriCorps member, Sara Kokkelenberg, on a variety of interesting projects. Joining us through the Sierra Nevada Alliance's Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership (SNAP) program, Abbey will lead and collaborate on stewardship, education, ...continue reading

2017-03-03T12:09:51+00:00May 8th, 2015|Blog, Volunteer|

Volunteer with ESLT in 2015!

As the New Year unfolds, the team at Eastern Sierra Land Trust is already planning some fantastic events and work projects for the months ahead - and we will need your help! Volunteers are the backbone of ESLT's work, and our successes are largely due to your support. Please consider lending a hand in 2015 to help us with: In 2013 we planted 90 bitterbrush shrubs at our Swall Wildlife Preserve. ...continue reading

2017-03-03T11:08:54+00:00January 23rd, 2015|Blog, Volunteer|

Inspiring Land Conservation, One Painting at a Time

ESLT features local artist Debb Campbell at Art for Conservation Show and Sale There’s something special about the Eastern Sierra: no matter where you stand or in what direction you look, this unique landscape has the ability to inspire. Eastern Sierra Land Trust (ESLT) has met many artists who recognize how important it is to preserve the Eastern Sierra’s fragile wilderness, breathtaking vistas, and rural heritage. These artists immortalize the Eastside’s wonders ...continue reading

2017-03-10T14:14:29+00:00July 29th, 2014|Press Releases|

Purchase a Piece of Paradise at ESLT’s Art...

Whether you live in Bishop or Beverly Hills, bring the beauty of the Eastern Sierra into your home with a timeless work of art. Eastern Sierra Land Trust’s annual Art for Conservation Show and Sale offers a collection of purchasable artwork that captures all the things we love most about the Eastside: from the towering Sierra Crest to the winding Owens River, and everything in between... Press Release [PDF]

2017-03-10T14:14:29+00:00June 3rd, 2014|Celebrations, Press Releases|