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, , on a variety of interesting projects. Joining us through the , Abbey will lead and collaborate on stewardship, education, and outreach efforts that connect our community with the Eastern Sierra's wild and [...]
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. [...]
As a part of its ongoing Art for Conservation Show and Sale at Mono Council for the Arts Gallery in Mammoth Lakes, ESLT has featured several of these talented artists over the course of the summer in its Celebrated Artists Series...
ESLT features local artist Debb Campbell at Art for Conservation Show and Sale Theres 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 Sierras fragile wilderness, breathtaking vistas, and rural heritage. These artists immortalize the Eastsides wonders [...]
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 Trusts 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...
Eastern Sierra Land Trust Participates in Mono Council for the Arts' Labor Day Festival of the Arts and Music ESLT will be bringing its fifth annual Art for Conservation show and sale to Mammoth Lakes over Labor Day weekend. Set at Sams Wood Site in Mammoth Lakes August 31 - September 2, ESLTs booth will showcase the artwork of over twenty of our members as part of the Labor Day Festival of [...]
Thanks to a generous grant from the Norcross Wildlife Foundation, ESLT purchased a motion activated wildlife camera and other photographic equipment this last spring. The motion triggered weather proof camera captures photographs day or night without disturbing wildlife. Throughout , ESLT staff have enjoyed placing the camera on ESLT project lands with landowner permission, and downloading the photos in the office. It is a bit like opening a package on Christmas morning, [...]
The exhibition at G2 Gallery in Venice features works by photographers with strong ties to the region. By Michael J. Ybarra, Special to the Los Angeles Times Thousands of years ago humans first inscribed themselves on the landscape of California's eastern flank. Indians scratched a fantastic cosmos of circles and squiggles on the dark desert rock in the shadow of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Photographer Nolan Nitschke captures this geological canvas in [...]
From left: Victoria Ortiz, Nolan Nitschke, Stephen Ingram, John Dittli, Karen Ferrell Ingram, Rick Kattelmann, Robb Hirsch, and Andy Selters. Photo courtesy of Jen May. Last week ESLT brought the Sierra Wave, Mono Lake and other Eastern Sierra treasures to our downstream neighbors in LA. Our 2012 at the in Venice, CA opened on June 26th, featuring images of our region from 8 talented local photographers. Many of the photographers [...]
Saturday, June 30 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm Artist Reception Join the and the Eastern Sierra Land Trust for this opening reception in honor of the goals of the Land Trust to preserve the Eastern Sierra. Featured in the exhibit are eight photographers of note, all from the Eastern Sierra region. The photographers include John Dittli, Robb Hirsch, Stephen Ingram, Rick Kattelmann, Nolan Nitschke, Andy Selters, Vern Clevenger, and Londie Padelsky. All [...]