ESLT’s Annual Benefit Dinner

ESLT's Annual Benefit Dinner, Lands & Legacy, Takes Place August 3 Eastern Sierra Land Trust (ESLT) invites everyone to join us in celebrating another successful year of land preservation at its annual benefit dinner, Lands & Legacy, on Saturday, August 3 at Mammoth Mountain's Mountainside Conference Center...

2017-03-10T14:14:30-08:00July 16th, 2013|Celebrations, Membership, Press Releases, Volunteer|

Sierra Nevada red fox

Lately we have really been enjoying sharing wildlife sightings from various conservation projects. One species that we would be pretty lucky to catch on "film" is the Sierra Nevada red fox (Vulpes vulpes necator)a rare native fox that occupies the wild remote corners of the the Eastern Sierra. I have enjoyed the opportunity to learn a little bit more about this neat animal while conducting background research for a few of our …continue reading

2017-03-03T11:03:03-08:00September 12th, 2012|Blog, Press Releases|

A Weekend to Remember

Last weekend ESLT hosted the 2012 Lands and Legacy events to celebrate and enjoy the beautiful wide open spaces of our region. The festivities began Friday afternoon at Mammoth Lakes High School where NBA great Bill Walton led a free basketball clinic for local high school players. That afternoon Steve Marenberg and Alison Whalen generously opened their gorgeous home to ESLT for a private reception featuring Bill Walton and Olympic hopeful Meb …continue reading

2017-03-03T11:06:21-08:00July 23rd, 2012|Blog, Volunteer|

Basketball Legend Comes to Mammoth

Someone once said, "Shoot for the moon and if you miss you will still be among the stars." On Friday, July 20, from 2-3:30pm, Mammoth High School and Eastern Sierra Land Trust will be hosting a basketball clinic with NBA great Bill Walton. Everyone is invited to watch local basketball stars as they develop and polish their games under the supervision and coaching of Bill Walton. This event is free and open …continue reading

2017-03-03T11:03:04-08:00July 12th, 2012|Blog|

Who is Our Tallest ESLT Member?

This San Diego native stands 6 feet, 11 inches tall and is a three-time recipient of the NCAA Basketball Player of the Year Award. His resume includes achieving childhood dreams like being part of the UCLA Bruins two consecutive undefeated NCAA basketball titles in 1972 and 1973, and being selected as the MVP of the 1977 NBA Finals. Off the court he continues to receive leadership and humanitarian awards and honorable recognition …continue reading

2017-03-03T11:03:05-08:00June 25th, 2012|Blog|

New Addition to our Lands and Legacy Weekend!

Lands & Legacy Green Creek Tour July 21, 10-2pm Green Creek, Bridgeport For those attending the Lands & Legacy gala dinner at Mammoth Mountain Ski Area, we invite you to come explore one of the most beautiful and lesser known places in Mono County! ESLT is offering a rare opportunity to tour one of our current conservation projects in the Green Creek area. Participants will learn about land conservation efforts …continue reading

2017-03-03T11:05:10-08:00June 14th, 2012|Blog|

ESLT’s May Madness!

Spring is in the air and ESLT is getting ready to bloom! ESLT works to protect vital lands and preserve a healthy balance of uses — from ranching to biking, wildlife habitats to favorite fishing spots — that can be sustained forever, ensuring a strong local economy and healthy environment for generations to come. We have many free upcoming events so come on out and join us. Tuesday May 1st we will …continue reading

2017-03-03T11:03:06-08:00April 25th, 2012|Blog|

Reserve a Spot at the Audubon Wild at...

Which Plants are Best for Your Owens Valley Garden? Find out at the Wild at Home Gardening Workshop Eastern Sierra Land Trust, Eastern Sierra Audubon Society (ESAS), Inyo & Mono Master Gardeners and Eastern Sierra Wildlife Care are proud to present the 2nd annual Wild at Home Gardening Workshop. Join us at the ESLT office at 176 Home St. in Bishop from 1-4pm on Sunday April 22nd to learn how …continue reading

2017-03-03T11:05:11-08:00April 17th, 2012|Blog|

ESLT Salutes a Local Legend

ESLT would like to pay tribute to a vibrant member of our community, Jill Kinmont Boothe, who passed away on February 9, 2012 at the age of 75. Jill grew up in Bishop and became a world class ski racer at Mammoth Mountain. A tragic accident during the 1955 January Olympic trials caused paralysis from her neck down and turned her down a different path towards a life dedicated to …continue reading

2017-03-03T11:03:07-08:00February 16th, 2012|Blog|

Repeat after me, “In 2011, ESLT . ....

. . . preserved 224 acres of critical wildlife habitat. Naylon Conservation Easement (104 acres) and Wilson Conservation Project (60 acres) preserves critical habitat in the Round Valley mule deer migration corridor, ensuring safe passage for the mule deer during their bi-annual migration through Swall Meadows. Willow Flat Conservation Easement preserves 60 acres near the Sonora Junction, including a half mile stretch of the Little Walker River. The property provides the West …continue reading

2017-03-03T15:47:59-08:00February 10th, 2012|Blog, Volunteer|