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Flash Foxy Stewardship Day with BLM

Join Eastern Sierra Land Trust and Bureau of Land Management for a cleanup during the Women’s Flash Foxy Climbing Festival. We will be working on cleaning up a few favorite spots around Bishop. Space is limited, so please email or call (760) 873-4554 to RSVP and for more information.

2019-03-15T13:32:07-07:00March 24th, 2019||

National Conservation Leadership Partner of the Year

ESLT receives the National Conservation Leadership Partner of the Year Award. From left to right: Susanna Danner, ESLT Land Conservation Program Director; Kay Ogden, ESLT Executive Director; and Sherri Lisius, BLM Acting Multi-Resource Staff Supervisor. We are thrilled to share the great news that the United States Forest Service (USFS) and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) recently recognized ESLT as the 2018 National Conservation Leadership Partner of the [...]

2018-08-29T18:56:03-07:00August 29th, 2018|Blog, What's New|

Volunteer to Support our Eastern Sierra Public Lands

Do you like to hike, bike, climb, fish, or simply sit back and admire the wide-open Eastern Sierra views? Well then now is the time to give back to the public lands you love. In honor of National Public Lands Day, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Bishop Field Office is partnering with Eastern Sierra Land Trust and numerous other local agencies and conservation groups to hold a community-wide volunteer event and [...]

2017-03-03T12:09:50-08:00September 19th, 2016|Blog, Press Releases, Volunteer|

Community Volunteer Day and BBQ to Support Local Public Lands

Now is the time to give back to the lands you love. In honor of National Public Lands Day, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Bishop Field Office is partnering with Eastern Sierra Land Trust and numerous other local agencies and conservation groups to hold a community-wide volunteer event and barbecue on Saturday, October 1... Press Release [PDF]

2017-03-10T14:14:26-08:00September 19th, 2016|Celebrations, Press Releases, Volunteer|

Round Valley Mule Deer Update: Recap and Slideshow from our Migration Corridor Field Trip

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 [...]

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

Local Partnership Keeps Bi-State Sage Grouse Off Endangered Species List

After years of work to help keep the Eastern Sierra’s Bi-State sage grouse off the list of nationally-protected endangered species, a verdict has been reached. On Tuesday April 21, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) has determined that the Bi-State population of Greater sage grouse will not be listed under the Endangered Species Act. The Greater sage grouse is an unusual, [...]

2017-03-03T12:12:20-08:00April 27th, 2015|Blog, Press Releases, Volunteer|

Historic Conservation Values

Did you know that lands preserved by ESLT in partnership with private landowners have included what was once the highest elevation production orchard in the Country, the first farm established in Hammil Valley (also a railroad stop), and a portion of one of the earliest ranches in Big Meadows, which we now know as Bridgeport? Apple orchard in Swall Meadows Working in land conservation we spend a lot of time [...]

2017-03-03T12:12:24-08:00June 20th, 2012|Blog|

Have you seen this bird?

The greater sage-grouse has been in the news a little bit lately, and is likely to be getting quite a bit more attention in the next few years. These interesting birds are the largest grouse to occur in North America, and their unique appearance (who doesn’t love a bird with yellow eyebrows) and courtship displays have made them a favorite amongst folks who are willing to brave freezing pre-dawn spring mornings for [...]

2017-03-03T12:12:24-08:00May 16th, 2012|Blog|

Conservation Project Profile: Big Hot Springs Ranch

In this new blog feature we will profile a selection of our conservation projects for our members and interested readers. Big Hot Springs Conservation Easement This 75-acre easement in the Bridgeport Valley was donated to ESLT in December 2005 and protects wildlife habitat and scenic views from adjacent U.S. Highway 395 (in fact many of you have likely driven past this property) and nearby BLM public lands. The property sits to the [...]

2017-03-10T14:14:33-08:00February 9th, 2010|Blog|
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