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Pollinator Garden Workshop

Are you interested in learning how you can create a pollinator friendly garden? Do you already have a certified Eastside Pollinator Garden and want to know what else you can do to help pollinators? Either way, please join our free Pollinator Garden Workshop! Local guest speakers will present on butterflies, bees, birds and the benefits of creating a pollinator friendly garden. Beginning this year, we are hosting a post-workshop potluck where you ...continue reading

2019-02-26T10:55:44-07:00April 6th, 2019|

Bringing Nature to Your Doorstep

This post was written by Ryan Delaney, ESLT’s 2017-2018 Education Coordinator & Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership (SNAP) Member. Learn more about Ryan and the Sierra Nevada Alliance’s SNAP program. One of my greatest joys as an AmeriCorps member has been taking people into our beautiful natural spaces. Though, it does raise the question; why do we have to leave our home in order experience nature? Through the Eastside Pollinator Garden Project, ...continue reading

2018-10-29T14:20:11-07:00August 17th, 2018|Blog, Pollinator Gardens|

Bring Your Garden To Life This Spring

Pollinator Garden Workshop Saturday, April 14 from 10am - 12pm at White Mountain Research Center At our free Pollinator Garden Workshop, you'll hear from local experts about hummingbirds, bees, butterflies, and how you can create a blooming haven for pollinators. If you’re like most people, you probably can’t imagine a world without fruits, vegetables, wildflowers, and other flowering plants. However, you may be surprised to hear that these are now at risk ...continue reading

2018-04-16T17:49:20-07:00March 6th, 2018|Blog, Uncategorized|

Pollinator Garden Tour

Since Eastern Sierra Land Trust's Eastside Pollinator Garden Project kicked off in 2014, locals across the Eastern Sierra have been hard at work creating beautiful native plant gardens alive with bees, butterflies, hummingbirds, and other pollinators. During the Garden Tour, you’ll have the chance to see these lovely gardens in bloom, win prizes, and much more. Prior to the start of the tour, Eastern Sierra Land Trust will be hosting a free ...continue reading

2017-03-10T15:16:15-07:00June 3rd, 2017|

GardenFest Celebration

Calling all green thumbs: join us as we welcome spring at GardenFest! At this fun, family-friendly community event, you’ll have the opportunity to purchase plants, learn gardening tips and tricks, listen to music, sample local beers, enjoy a brick oven pizza cooked on-site, and more. Our annual GardenFest celebration is taking place this year on May 6 in honor of Take it Outside California, an annual day for Californians across the state ...continue reading

2017-03-10T15:14:52-07:00May 6th, 2017|
Hummingbird and firecracker penstemon

Pollinator Garden Workshop

Want to create beautiful, productive landscaping in your yard or garden that will attract bees, butterflies, hummingbirds, and other important pollinators? Eastern Sierra Land Trust is here to help! At our Pollinator Workshop on Saturday, April 8th, you'll learn how to get your pollinator-friendly garden growing this spring. Guest speakers will share insights on Eastern Sierra gardening topics ranging from drought-tolerant native plants, to composting, to watering systems, and more. The presentations ...continue reading

2017-03-10T15:14:03-07:00April 8th, 2017|

Planting the Seeds of Conservation

Spring is headed for our garden... And the Bishop Elementary 3rd Grade kids are too! Eastern Sierra Land Trust is looking forward to welcoming young girls and boys to our outdoor classroom this spring. As participants in our annual Sunflower Garden Project, local 3rd graders will be joining us in the Native Plant and Pollinator Demonstration Garden at our office in Bishop. Each class will visit the garden several times this spring to learn more about plants, pollinators, ...continue reading

2018-03-05T08:51:34-07:00March 20th, 2017|Blog, Uncategorized|

Catch the Buzz: Tour Local Pollinator Gardens

Have you noticed the “Certified Pollinator Habitat” plaques that have been popping up on fence posts and garden gates throughout the Eastern Sierra? For the past three years, many locals have been hard at work creating beautiful native plant gardens. These blooming natural spaces offer more than aesthetic value: they are designed to provide much-needed habitat for bees, butterflies, hummingbirds, and other pollinators. With guidance from Eastern Sierra Land Trust’s Eastside Pollinator ...continue reading

2017-03-07T16:48:46-07:00May 25th, 2016|Blog, Pollinator Gardens|

Get your Pollinator Garden Growing this Spring!

This is post was written by ESLT's Education Coordinator & AmeriCorps Member, Catherine Tao.  Pollinator Project participant Margy Marshall of Bishop, CA recently created this beautiful Certified Pollinator Garden in her yard. From wildflowers to working farms, much of our region’s natural treasures rely on bees, butterflies, and other pollinators in order to live and thrive. But their numbers are in decline: impacted by pathogens, parasites, pesticides, and the loss of open spaces, ...continue reading

2017-03-07T16:49:04-07:00March 21st, 2016|Blog, Pollinator Gardens|