Great Sierra River Cleanup for the Owens River

  Saturday, Sept. 11th 8:30am-11am Safety first! Please bring and wear a mask to this event. Eastern Sierra Land Trust and the California Coastal Cleanup initiative are hosting a Great Sierra River Cleanup in Bishop to clean up the Owens River after a summer of river activities. The cleanup is the state’s largest annual volunteer event, bringing tens of thousands of volunteers to the state’s beaches, inland shorelines, and rivers to remove …continue reading

2021-09-09T16:25:05-07:00September 11th, 2021||

Volunteers Needed for River Cleanup

Volunteers Needed for Great Sierra River Cleanup on the Owens River Are you tired of trash on our waterways, and want to make a difference? On Saturday, September 10th from 9-11 am, Eastern Sierra Land Trust will be leading the charge to clean up the Wild Trout section of the Owens River. . . Press Release [PDF]

2017-03-10T14:14:26-08:00August 29th, 2016|Press Releases, Volunteer|

Calling All Volunteers: Help Keep our Eastern Sierra...

Tired of trash on our waterways? Want to make a difference? Then we need your help: volunteer for the 8th annual Great Sierra River Cleanup from 9-11 am on Saturday, Sep. 10th! To sign up, please contactESLT Education Coordinator & AmeriCorps MemberCatherine Taoat or (760) 873-4554 today. Did you know that over 60% ofCalifornia's water supply comes from the Sierra Nevada? Watersheds throughout our regionprovide an integral component of our daily …continue reading

2017-03-03T11:06:18-08:00August 26th, 2016|Blog, Volunteer|

Making an Impact in their Hometown: Meet ESLT’s...

Last week, ESLT summer intern Jessie O'Dell joined Ali and Sara - ESLT's AmeriCorps Members and Education Coordinators - for some fun in the field, removing invasive Bull thistle from the Benton Ponds. This summer, Eastern Sierra Land Trust has some extra help around the office and in the field. We are thrilled to welcome Claire Jellison and Jessie O'Dell to the ESLT family as summer interns! Both of these …continue reading

2017-03-03T12:12:22-08:00July 24th, 2014|Blog|

Tackling our Water Woes, One Drop at a...

Every drop counts. This mantra reverberated through each talk at the Sierra EcoSummit, recently held in Groveland. I went to the EcoSummit curious to hear how the "Westside" was coping with the drought, and to learn what innovative solutions are being proposed. With a lineup of speakers ranging from Dr. Lynn Ingram and Dr. Frances Malamud-Roam - both Earth Science professors at UC Berkeley - to Tom Hicks, a prominent water attorney, …continue reading

2017-03-03T12:11:22-08:00July 1st, 2014|Blog|

Bring the Eastside into your Living Room this...

Whether you live in Bishop or Beverly Hills, you can bring the beauty of the Eastern Sierra into your home. ESLT's annual Art for Conservation Show and Sale offers a collection of purchasable artwork that captures all the things we love most about the Eastside: from the towering Sierra Crest to the winding Owens River, and everything in between. This summer, Art for Conservation will take place at Mono Council for the …continue reading

2017-03-03T10:55:44-08:00June 4th, 2014|Blog|

Purchase a Piece of Paradise at ESLT’s Art...

Whether you live in Bishop or Beverly Hills, bring the beauty of the Eastern Sierra into your home with a timeless work of art. Eastern Sierra Land Trust's annual Art for Conservation Show and Sale offers a collection of purchasable artwork that captures all the things we love most about the Eastside: from the towering Sierra Crest to the winding Owens River, and everything in between... Press Release [PDF]

2017-03-10T14:14:29-08:00June 3rd, 2014|Celebrations, Press Releases|

What’s in your Waterway?

2012 Great Sierra River Clean Up Volunteers Last Saturday, September 8, Eastern Sierra Land Trust partnered with the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power to clean up areas on the Owens River as a part of the state wide Sierra Nevada Conservancy's Great Sierra River Cleanup. Last year nearly 2,000 volunteers across the state cleaned up about 36,000 lbs. of trash and recycling from rivers throughout the Sierra Nevada. …continue reading

2017-03-03T11:05:48-08:00September 12th, 2012|Blog, Press Releases, Volunteer|

How Much is Enough?

An update on ESLT's work to preserve the Round Valley Mule Deer Migration Corridor Drum roll please . . . to date, ESLT has helped private landowners preserve 269 acres of open space in the Round Valley mule deer migration corridor. That is almost a square half mile! Which begs the question, is 269 acres enough? Enough is when the Round Valley mule deer have free and open access through the migration …continue reading

2017-03-03T11:13:40-08:00March 6th, 2012|Blog|

ESLT Volunteers Clean up Trash from the Owens

In late September Eastern Sierra Land Trust partnered with the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power to clean up areas on the Owens River as a part of the state wide Sierra Nevada Conservancy's Great Sierra River Cleanup. This year, nearly 2,000 volunteers across the state cleaned up about 36,000 lbs. of trash and recycling from rivers throughout the Sierra Nevada. During the local cleanup, ESLT volunteers picked up …continue reading

2017-03-03T11:06:22-08:00October 7th, 2011|Blog, Volunteer|