ESLT Sunflower Kids Garden Project third-grade students observing the growth of their sunflowers

Getting Creative in the Garden with Bishop Elementary...

How we adapted ESLT’s Sunflower Kids Garden Program in a school year of unpredictability. By Gabrielle Tribelli, ESLT Education Coordinator and Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Member   2020-2021 was a school year like no other for students everywhere. Undergoing constant modifications to class structure, size, curriculum, duration, and social-emotional outlets, these scholars built resilient. So when the regular timing of ESLT’s Sunflower Kids Program was just around the corner in April, I was …continue reading

2021-09-18T12:01:34-07:00June 9th, 2021|Blog, Pollinator Gardens|

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|

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 annualGardenFest Celebration. This free, …continue reading

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

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|

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|

Planting the Seeds of Conservation

Spring is headed for our garden... And the Bishop Elementary 3rd Grade kids are too! Eastern Sierra Land Trust is looking forward to welcoming young girls and boys to our outdoor classroom this spring. As participants inourannualSunflower Garden Project, local3rd graders will be joining us in the Native Plant and Pollinator Demonstration Garden at our office in Bishop. Each class will visit the garden several times thisspring tolearn more about plants, pollinators, …continue reading

2018-03-05T08:51:34-08:00March 20th, 2017|Blog, Uncategorized|
Rufous Hummingbird

Hummingbirds: Your Questions Answered!

The information in this post was taken from an article that was originally written by Eastern Sierra Land Trust members Tom and Jo Heindel for Eastern Sierra Audubon's Sierra Wave Newsletter. To read the original article, Click Here >> Hummingbirds are found throughout the Western Hemisphere - and regardless of culture, country, or language, people everywhere are fascinated by these amazing birds. Are you curious about local hummingbirds? Want to learn more …continue reading

2018-03-05T08:51:35-08:00March 6th, 2017|Blog, Uncategorized|

The Key to a Blooming Garden: Pollinators!

Pssst - do you know the secret to a blooming backyard? Sun and soil are important, but it'sbees, butterflies, and other pollinators that bring yourgarden to life year after year.With one-third of our food supply and at least 80% of the world's flowering plants depending on pollinators, their impact can be felt everywhere - from your backyard to your dinner plate. Yet bees and butterflies are disappearing. Impacted by disease, pesticides, and …continue reading

2017-03-04T18:07:32-08:00February 13th, 2017|Blog, Featured, Pollinator Gardens|

Spotted on the Eastside

Have you seen any monarchs in the Eastern Sierra lately? Fallis the best time of year to spot these rare and beautiful butterflies—so keep your eyes peeled before wintersets in! Monarchs are much more than a pretty sight in your garden. Along with bees, birds, and other pollinators,butterflies like the monarchare essential to a healthy environment. From wildflowers to working farms, monarchs and other pollinators keep the Eastern Sierra blooming, year after …continue reading

2017-03-03T11:06:18-08:00October 19th, 2016|Blog, Pollinator Gardens, Press Releases, Volunteer|
Eastern Sierra Land Trust