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Bring Your Garden To Life This Spring

Pollinator Garden Workshop Saturday, April 14 from 10am - 12pm at White Mountain Research Center At our free Pollinator Garden Workshop, you'll hear from local experts about hummingbirds, bees, butterflies, and how you can create a blooming haven for pollinators. If you’re like most people, you probably can’t imagine a world without fruits, vegetables, wildflowers, and other flowering plants. However, you may be surprised to hear that these are now at risk ...continue reading

2018-04-16T17:49:20+00:00March 6th, 2018|Blog, Uncategorized|

Bridging Education and Conservation

Bridging Education and Conservation: Inyo County Education Professional Joanne Parsons Joins Eastern Sierra Land Trust Board of Directors Having lived and worked in the Eastern Sierra for over 35 years, Joanne Parsons has a deep affection for her rugged home. So with the arrival of the New Year, Joanne decided to help guarantee a better future for the region by joining the Board of Directors... Press Release [PDF]

2017-03-10T14:14:28+00:00January 26th, 2016|Membership, Press Releases|

A New Class of Volunteers!

ESLT enjoys volunteer involvement and support in everything we accomplish.  Many thanks to our graduating class from the recent Volunteer Orientation, held on a bluebird day last month.  Thanks also to Great Basin Bakery for making it a delicious gathering and to Victoria Ortiz, our newest super-volunteer and AmeriCorps member.

2017-03-03T11:06:21+00:00March 7th, 2012|Blog, Volunteer|

Reflections on a Year of Service

With the beginning of December, and AmeriCorps graduation drawing near, I am starting to realize that my twelve months, 1700 hours of service, are drawing to a close. As I prepare to pass the torch to the next AmeriCorps member coming in January, I look back on all I've experienced. What a great year, and I'd like to thank everyone in the community who welcomed me so warmly, and helped make this ...continue reading

2017-03-10T14:14:33+00:00December 2nd, 2009|Blog|

GPS workshop a success!

Last Saturday 14 interested folks came out to our Crowley Hilltop Preserve to learn about working with Global Positioning Systems (GPS). This fun group had signed up for the workshop to become more familiar with their own receivers or learn more before getting one of their own. The group included people who had never touched a GPS before to those who use them regularly for work, and even a couple who is ...continue reading

2017-03-10T14:14:34+00:00November 23rd, 2009|Blog|

GPS Field Workshop

Saturday, November 14th, 10am to 2pm Spend the day with ESLT Stewardship Coordinator, Aaron Johnson, learning about the basics of Global Positioning System (GPS) use while exploring the stunning terrain of ESLT's Crowley Hilltop Preserve. This excursion will include an introduction to basic GPS use, a cross-country geography walk using map and GPS, and a discussion of how these technologies benefit the monitoring program at ESLT. Please bring your gps unit, extra ...continue reading

2017-03-10T14:14:34+00:00October 29th, 2009|Blog|

AmeriCorps is now recruiting!

Apply to become a Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps member! Do you love the Sierra? Want to help restore and protect the Range of Light? Apply to become an AmeriCorps member with the Sierra Nevada Alliance, and complete your year of service working with ESLT! We are looking to fill our Education and Outreach Coordinator AmeriCorps position. Help spread the word, send this link on to anyone you might think would like to spend ...continue reading

2017-03-10T14:14:47+00:00September 15th, 2009|Blog|

Celebrating Community Connections

April 19th, Bishop City Park Last Sunday, the Eastern Sierra Land Trust joined Bishop in celebrating Community Connections at the park. Many great local organizations were there, offering advice on Eastern Sierra living, and providing kid activities. Our booth featured the "Living in the Eastern Sierra Quilt." Kids could choose to come up and draw with crayons a cloth square of their favorite thing in the Eastern Sierra. Their creativity ...continue reading

2017-03-03T11:03:37+00:00April 24th, 2009|Blog|

Welcome to ESLT LandLines

Happy Birthday to the Eastern Sierra Land Trust community!  This is a slightly belated birthday wish, as the ESLT was officially incorporated on January 29, 2001.  It has been quite an eight-year journey that has taken us to some of the most beautiful places in the incredible Eastern Sierra, introduced us to amazing landowners, and given us the thrill of being integral to the permanent preservation of over 6000 acres in our ...continue reading

2017-03-03T12:12:33+00:00February 6th, 2009|Blog|