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Hola from ESLT’s 2012 AmeriCorps Member!

Hello future friends and community!  My name is Victoria Ortiz and I will be serving as ESLT’s 2012 AmeriCorps member and Education Coordinator.  This morning I went for a run during which I reveled in how lucky I am to be living in paradise.  For the last couple winters I have worked as a ski instructor at Mammoth Mountain and have fallen in love with the clean air and active [...]

2017-03-03T12:09:51-08:00February 2nd, 2012|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 [...]

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

ESLT Garden — Growing Relationships

For the past summer and fall, ESLT has been cultivating our new garden. We harvested a variety of beautiful tomatoes, zucchini, cucumbers, peppers and other veggies. We saw birds feasting and bees happily buzzing. The garden provided a wonderful space for cultivating delicious fresh foods for us humans and nourishing birds, bees and butterflies. And now, despite the chill in the air and the arrival of winter, the garden still continues to [...]

2017-03-10T14:14:33-08:00December 10th, 2009|Blog, Pollinator Gardens|

Welcome to ESLT LandLines

Happy Birthday to the Eastern Sierra Land Trust community!  This is a slightly belated birthday wish, as the ESLT was officially incorporated on January 29, 2001.  It has been quite an eight-year journey that has taken us to some of the most beautiful places in the incredible Eastern Sierra, introduced us to amazing landowners, and given us the thrill of being integral to the permanent preservation of over 6000 acres in our [...]

2017-03-03T12:12:33-08:00February 6th, 2009|Blog|
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