Conservation

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When in Rome: Quick History of Land Trusts

For those who live, work, and play in the Eastern Sierra, its easy to know why people want to preserve and protect this unique place.  Conservation Easements, used by the ESLT and other land trusts, are a handy tool to do just that (www.easternsierralandtrust.org/Pages/Agreements.htm).  However, unbeknownst to many is that land trusts and conservation easements are home-grown, American ideas.  Who can’t appreciate something as American as land conservation?  While the ancient Romans ...continue reading

2017-03-03T15:48:01-08:00February 22nd, 2009|Blog|

Conservation on the Computer

Sometimes it feels difficult to reconcile my interests in the outdoors and natural history with my more 'techie' interests. Though I most undoubtedly would rather spend my spare time strolling through the hills than squinting into the blue light of the computer, the truth is that I also really enjoy working with the new tools that technology provides.  Some tools are more complex while others are quite user friendly.  In my professional ...continue reading

2017-03-03T11:08:55-08:00February 13th, 2009|Blog, Volunteer|