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ESLT’s Deep Roots Pollinator Garden Workshop

Did you know that gardening with native plants can save you money and water? It’s true – native plants found in the Eastern Sierra are often drought tolerant and require less maintenance than lawns or high water-use plants. Native plants also attract pollinators like birds and butterflies that are essential for wildflowers and productive gardens.  Learn how to design a garden using native plants at ESLT’s free Pollinator Garden Workshop from 10am-1:00pm …continue reading

2022-03-23T17:08:38-07:00April 9th, 2022||
The Home Place by J. Drew Lanham

ESLT’s Happy Place Book Club: The Home Place

Join ESLT’s Happy Place Book Club on March 14th, 2022 from 6-7 pm PST for an online discussion about ornithologist J. Drew Lanham’s, The Home Place: Memoirs of a Colored Man’s Love Affair with Nature.  In his memoir, Dr. Lanham reflects on his family history and upbringing in rural South Carolina, explores how he came to love the natural world, and contemplates race and identity in the outdoors. Support our local businesses …continue reading

2022-02-22T11:44:20-08:00March 14th, 2022||

What’s Up at ESLT! – April 7

Chat with us online and find out what's up at ESLT! Wednesday, April 7th at 4:00-4:45pm   Mark your calendars for an online chat with Kay Ogden, Executive Director/CEO, and Board Members to hear the latest happenings at Eastern Sierra Land Trust. With spring approaching, you're sure to hear about things blooming and wildlife on the move. Who knows... you might even hear news on land projects! RSVP Mule deer photo …continue reading

2021-03-25T10:34:00-07:00April 7th, 2021|

Journeying with the Round Valley Mule Deer

© Bill Dunlap It's the time of year when many animals that call the Eastern Sierra their home are preparing for a long journey. When food and shelter become scarce in the winter, most migrate to warmer areas often at lower elevations. The local Round Valley mule deer herd is no exception. Twice each year, the Round Valley mule deer herd embarks on a particularly risky migration journey. These deer …continue reading

2020-02-26T17:27:32-08:00February 20th, 2020|Blog, Featured, On the Wild Side, Press Releases|

ESLT Happy Hour at Bleu Handcrafted Foods

Calling all conservation supporters in Mammoth Lakes and across the Eastside! Come celebrate and mingle with us at our fall season happy hour in Mammoth. Catch up on local conservation news from ESLT’s Executive Director Kay Ogden and staff along with members of our board of directors. We’ll chat while enjoying handcrafted artisan food and drinks from in Mammoth.   If your mouth isn't already watering at the mention of this delicious …continue reading

2019-11-05T09:45:47-08:00November 7th, 2019|

Summer Garden Concert with Chris Webster and Nina...

Enjoy Chris Webster's elegant voice and Nina Gerber's exquisite guitar in a charming garden venue in Round Valley. Their sharp, folksy music pairs perfectly with the visual electricity of a Sierra sunset. Scroll down to secure your ticket so you can join us to experience the harmony! Their stage will be set in our Executive Director Kay Ogden's own garden, for an intimate musical experience with a tall mountain backdrop. Tickets are …continue reading

2019-07-22T09:30:38-07:00August 16th, 2019|

Bring Your Garden To Life This Spring

Join our free Pollinator Garden Workshop and Potluck on April 6! The workshop will be held at Inyo Council for the Arts on Saturday, April 6th from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., and will be immediately followed by the potluck. All are welcome for one or both parts. You'll come away knowing everything you need to create a blooming haven for pollinators! Click here for the event page. (c) Joan Clayburgh …continue reading

2019-04-09T14:41:34-07:00March 25th, 2019|Blog, Pollinator Gardens|

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||

Journeying with the Round Valley Mule Deer

Each and every year, a mule deer doe teaches her fawns to make the long journey from their winter range on the valley floor to their summer range in the High Sierra meadows and then back again in the cooler season. You might not know that the journey they take each year through the Eastern Sierra is not instinctual. Wildlife biologists' research has documented that migration patterns are learned behavior; the doe …continue reading

2019-03-06T14:49:39-08:00February 19th, 2019|Blog, On the Wild Side|

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

2018-04-16T17:49:20-07:00March 6th, 2018|Blog, Uncategorized|