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ESLT’s Mule Deer Migration Corridor Field Trip

ESLT's Mule Deer Migration Corridor Field Trip to be held on Saturday, March 15 Join ESLT as we spend the afternoon exploring an important section of our local Mule Deer migration corridor. Special guest Timothy Taylor from the Department of Fish & Wildlife will be there to share stories and information about the region’s Round Valley Mule Deer Herd... Press Release [PDF]

2017-03-10T14:14:29-08:00February 12th, 2014|Press Releases|

Gift to Eastern Sierra Land Trust Preserves Historic...

In the final days of 2013, Eastern Sierra Land Trust (ESLT) received a generous gift of an important conservation property located in the hills south of Bridgeport. This 40-acre parcel, which includes a length of Green Creek, was gifted to ESLT by the David and Elva Sinai Foundation Inc. of Reno, Nevada. By partnering with ESLT, the trustees of this family foundation have ensured that this special place will remain as open ...continue reading

2017-03-10T14:14:29-08:00January 14th, 2014|Press Releases|

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|

Land and Legacy – Preserving the Heart of...

When Bob Naylon traveled to the Eastern Sierra in the 1980’s, he was looking for a large open piece of land to call home. "I found this piece of Swall Meadows and it was beautiful," Bob says, "and I bought it." Over time, Bob and his wife Lee began to think about options to keep their property from development. "I have always been interested in land conservation, and it finally came to ...continue reading

2017-03-10T14:14:31-08:00August 16th, 2011|Press Releases|

Tony Taylor: Eastern Sierra’s Accidental Environmentalist

He is the Accidental Environmentalist. Tony Taylor, of Mammoth, is the president of the Eastern Sierra Land Trust. He didn't take over the job, he just kind of fell into it. Ten years ago, he found himself chatting with Swall Meadows' Stephen Ingram and Karen Ferrell-Ingram one day... Press Release [PDF]

2017-03-10T14:14:31-08:00April 22nd, 2011|Press Releases|

Thinking Like a Deer

Wildlife need to be able to get around too. Understanding this is simple;  think about your own life. Imagine if you could not venture more than a block from your home. Sure, you could be pretty happy on the couch for a while, maybe even borrow some snacks from a neighbor, but what would happen when you ran out of coffee or had a craving for Thai food? What if you wanted ...continue reading

2017-03-03T12:12:28-08:00February 17th, 2011|Blog|

California Deer Association Awards Grant to ESLT

Eastern Sierra Land Trust (ESLT) announced that it has received a $15,000 grant from the California Deer Association. The funds will support ESLT’s work with willing landowners in the community of Swall Meadows in preserving important deer habitat. Press Release [PDF]

2017-03-10T14:14:31-08:00September 27th, 2010|Press Releases|

Wildlife Migration Corridor Pictures

Community members had a great day last Saturday exploring Round Valley and Swall Meadows on ESLT's Wildlife Migration Corridor Field Trip. California Department of Fish & Game wildlife biologist Tim Taylor led the group and explained why this area is so critical to the survival of the Round Valley mule deer herd during their winter range in the valley. The Round Valley mule deer herd relies on bitter brush scrub that covers ...continue reading

2017-03-10T14:14:32-08:00March 9th, 2010|Blog|