ESLT pollinator demonstration native plant garden

Garden Restoration Volunteer Day!

A handful of helpful volunteers are needed to join Gabrielle and Kay to prepare the ESLT native plant and pollinator demonstration garden for spring. We will work together towards clearing invasive plants, weeding, and trimming; ultimately preparing for the planting of more native species, and some of Bishop Elementary’s 3rd grade students’ sunflowers for the Sunflower Garden Project! Come at 9:00am and enjoy some coffee and goodies with your gardening, and stay ...continue reading

2021-04-12T10:11:33-07:00April 13th, 2021||

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|

Postponed: Garden Inspiration Tour

Our top priority is the health and safety of our staff, board of directors, and community. So in compliance with current #StayHome guidelines to stop the spread of COVID-19, we're working on fun new ways to move this event online. Stay tuned, and stay healthy! With care, from the ESLT team. ~~ Did you know? In your very own Bishop-area neighborhoods and streets, some beautiful pollinator gardens are buzzing and thriving. And ...continue reading

2020-04-06T15:31:46-07:00May 16th, 2020||

Postponed: GardenFest Celebration

Our top priority is the health and safety of our staff, board of directors, and community. So in compliance with current #StayHome guidelines to stop the spread of COVID-19, we're working on fun new ways to move this event online. Stay tuned, and stay healthy! With care, from the ESLT team. ~~ Come celebrate spring with us at our annual GardenFest! This free, family-friendly community event will be buzzing with activity. On ...continue reading

2020-04-06T15:30:38-07:00May 2nd, 2020|

Cancelled: Pollinator Garden Workshop

In compliance with current #StayHome guidelines to curtail the spread of COVID-19, we're working on ways to move this event online. Stay tuned, and stay healthy. With care, from the ESLT team. ~~ Imagine - your outdoor space filled with native plants and buzzing with lively butterflies, hummingbirds and bees. At our Pollinator Garden Workshop, you'll learn how to turn that dream garden into a reality! Local guest speakers will be there ...continue reading

2020-03-30T11:51:53-07:00April 4th, 2020||

11 Months Later, Hooked by the Eastside

Marie Ring has energized our Community Connections Program as this year's AmeriCorps Member and Education Coordinator at ESLT. Her last day of her 2018-2019 service term was this weekend's Great Sierra River Cleanup. BUT, she'll be staying on with us for another year of service! We're lucky to have her. Photo by Kristen Stipanov, ESLT. Almost one year ago, I was packing my 2003 Volvo for the 3,000-mile cross-country trip ...continue reading

2019-09-23T16:39:41-07:00September 23rd, 2019|Blog, Featured, Press Releases, SNAP, Volunteer, What's New|

Growing, Growing, Gardens!

Certified Pollinator Gardens are beginning to blanket the Eastside! By helping local pollinators like butterflies and bees, they help our neighborhoods and our entire region thrive. Do you know the secret to a blooming backyard, and to a thriving Eastside ecosystem? Sun and soil are important, but it’s the butterflies, bees, bats, and hummingbirds that bring your garden and our world to life year after year. Our Eastside Pollinator Garden ...continue reading

2019-09-19T13:59:50-07:00September 19th, 2019|Blog, Featured, Press Releases, SNAP, Volunteer, What's New|

Garden Inspiration Tour

Locals across the Eastern Sierra have been hard at work creating beautiful pollinator-friendly gardens filled with flourishing native plants. During our Garden Tour, you can see some of these lovely gardens in bloom, learn more about pollinator-friendly gardening, and come away with buckets of inspiration for your garden! The tour will be self-guided - to pick up a map and information about the featured gardens, you can contact Marie at or ...continue reading

2019-05-23T17:42:10-07:00June 8th, 2019||

GardenFest Celebration

Come celebrate spring with us at our family-friendly annual GardenFest! This free, family-friendly community event will be buzzing with activity! This Saturday, you can... Purchase native plants from , Collect seeds from the , Gather garden tips from , Learn about rare springtime birds with , Enjoy kids' nature crafts, Win raffle prizes from Eastern Sierra Land Trust and , Taste craft beers from , Munch brick-oven pizza from Pinon Pizza, And ...continue reading

2019-04-30T09:36:21-07:00May 4th, 2019|

Ring in Spring! See you this Saturday at...

Look outside! Birds and butterflies are on the wing, early blooms are splashing the valley with vibrant colors and community members across the region are preparing their soon-to-be-flourishing gardens. Spring has finally arrived and the Eastern Sierra is filled with life. To celebrate this season of new growth, Bishop-based nonprofit Eastern Sierra Land Trust (ESLT) invites community members of all ages to ring in spring at their 10th annual GardenFest Celebration. This free, ...continue reading

2019-05-01T18:04:41-07:00May 1st, 2019|Blog, Pollinator Gardens, Press Releases|