Spring is in the Air!

Trees are budding, birds are returning and filling the air with their melodies, plants are starting to green up, and color is popping up from bulbs in gardens.  Spring is being ushered into the Eastern Sierra as the ‘official’ first day approaches!  Here, at ESLT, we are anticipating a great season with lots of activity in our garden and on the land. We’ll kick it off with a Garden Fest …continue reading

2017-03-10T14:14:32-08:00March 19th, 2010|Blog|

Wildlife Migration Corridor Field Trip this Saturday!

The Round Valley mule deer herd is currently in residence in Round Valley, its winter range habitat. Join ESLT this Saturday for an opportunity to view these animals and learn more about their amazing migration through local terrain. In the morning, we will caravan heading north through Round Valley where Tim Taylor, Mono County Wildlife Biologist from the California Department of Fish & Game, will explain why this winter range and migration …continue reading

2017-03-10T14:14:32-08:00March 2nd, 2010|Blog|

ESLT Turns Nine

In February, 2001, ESLT gained 501(c)3 nonprofit status as the first and only local land trust in the Eastern Sierra. But how does a land trust begin? According to Rick Kattelmann, one of the founding members and a former Mono County Planning Commission member, “I remember ten years of assorted conversations, casual talk about how the Eastern Sierra could use a land trust.” And then in 2000, seven Mono County citizens, including …continue reading

2017-03-10T14:14:33-08:00February 5th, 2010|Blog|

Winter in full swing in the Eastern Sierra

Winter has blown in full force, dumping 24 inches in the last 24 hours at Mammoth Mountain. Cozy inside next to our pellet stove, staff at ESLT have been busy brainstorming ways to get outside in 2010 - just not today. Coming up soon, in February, is our first ever Winter Full Moon Ski Tour! Check out our Events Page for more information, and visit Big Hot Springs Ranch on the web …continue reading

2017-03-10T14:14:33-08:00January 21st, 2010|Blog|

Permanent Protection of Mono Lake Scenic Vista Draws...

The removal of junked cars and piles of debris that once marred the views north of Mono Lake, in addition to an agreement that will keep the land from ever being subdivided into ranchettes, were grounds for a celebration on Saturday, July 26th. Residents from the Eastern Sierra and from across the state gathered in Mono Basin to applaud the restoration and generous donation of a 480 acre conservation easement to the …continue reading

2017-03-10T14:14:49-08:00July 26th, 2008|Press Releases|