Local Land Trust Documents Wildlife in Migration Corridor

Have you ever wondered what wildlife might be doing when you aren't looking? Eastern Sierra Land Trust set out to learn more this year and "capture" some of the wild visitors and residents of the important and diverse area known as the Round Valley mule deer migration corridor. With a small grant from the Norcross Wildlife Foundation, ESLT purchased a motion sensor activated camera and stationed it for weeks at a time …continue reading

2017-03-10T14:14:30-08:00December 14th, 2012|Press Releases|

Local Families Explore Crowley Hilltop Preserve

ESLT's first Family Day was a huge success! Twenty people of all ages experienced Crowley Hilltop Preserve for the first time and learned about the plants and wildlife that live there. Thank you to everyone that participated and to our wonderful volunteers! I had a really great time sharing this property with the public. Everyone learned something about the mission …continue reading

2017-03-03T12:08:40-08:00August 29th, 2011|Blog, Volunteer|

Willow Flat Easement: Critical Wildlife Habitat Preserved

written by David Woodruff, ESLT Deputy Director Eastern Sierra landowner Tina Bundy Nappe and her family have permanently preserved her 60 acres for future generations. Her land, know as Willow Flat, which includes a half a mile of the Little Walker River, has now been preserved with a conservation easement, a voluntary binding land protection agreement between the landowner and Eastern Sierra Land Trust (ESLT). The Nappe family retains ownership and management …continue reading

2017-03-03T12:15:02-08:00July 22nd, 2011|Blog, Volunteer|

Mono Basin Traditions Preserved

DeChambeau Creek, which runs through the conservation easement and is where the name comes from, drains into Mono Lake Mono County landowner, Jan Simis, has permanently preserved her 135 acres for future generations. Her land, which sits at the very western edge of the Mono Basin, has now been preserved with a conservation easement, a voluntary binding land protection agreement between the landowner and Eastern Sierra Land Trust (ESLT). Jan …continue reading

2017-03-10T14:14:31-08:00May 5th, 2010|Blog|