California Native Plant Society, Bristlecone Chapter’s Native Plant...

Monday, May 10th through Friday, May 14th - Participate in California Native Plant Society, Bristlecone Chapter’s Online Plant Sale to purchase your garden’s native plants for the spring season. Invite passing pollinators to your outdoor space and celebrate the new gardening season! The online sale is now live! Visit the CNPS website for the link to shop, the plant list, and how to participate. Plant Pick-Up will be on Saturday, May 15th ...continue reading

2021-05-10T10:26:23-07:00May 10th, 2021||

Virtual Pollinator Garden Workshop: Gardening with Native Plants

Monday, May 3rd at 12:00pm-1:00pm (PST)   A Virtual Workshop and Q&A Session: “Gardening with Native Plants in the Eastern Sierra” with California Native Plant Society, Bristlecone Chapter's Katie Quinlan. Katie Quinlan is Plant Sales and Greenhouse Manager - You may have seen her at the White Mountain Research Center for CNPS plant sales in previous years, and will hopefully see her when you pick up your plants for this years’ spring ...continue reading

2021-04-12T10:14:14-07:00May 3rd, 2021||
ESLT pollinator demonstration native plant garden

Garden Restoration Volunteer Day!

A handful of helpful volunteers are needed to join Gabrielle and Kay to prepare the ESLT native plant and pollinator demonstration garden for spring. We will work together towards clearing invasive plants, weeding, and trimming; ultimately preparing for the planting of more native species, and some of Bishop Elementary’s 3rd grade students’ sunflowers for the Sunflower Garden Project! Come at 9:00am and enjoy some coffee and goodies with your gardening, and stay ...continue reading

2021-04-12T10:11:33-07:00April 13th, 2021||

Postponed: Garden Inspiration Tour

Our top priority is the health and safety of our staff, board of directors, and community. So in compliance with current #StayHome guidelines to stop the spread of COVID-19, we're working on fun new ways to move this event online. Stay tuned, and stay healthy! With care, from the ESLT team. ~~ Did you know? In your very own Bishop-area neighborhoods and streets, some beautiful pollinator gardens are buzzing and thriving. And ...continue reading

2020-04-06T15:31:46-07:00May 16th, 2020||

Cancelled: Pollinator Garden Workshop

In compliance with current #StayHome guidelines to curtail the spread of COVID-19, we're working on ways to move this event online. Stay tuned, and stay healthy. With care, from the ESLT team. ~~ Imagine - your outdoor space filled with native plants and buzzing with lively butterflies, hummingbirds and bees. At our Pollinator Garden Workshop, you'll learn how to turn that dream garden into a reality! Local guest speakers will be there ...continue reading

2020-03-30T11:51:53-07:00April 4th, 2020||

Garden Inspiration Tour

Locals across the Eastern Sierra have been hard at work creating beautiful pollinator-friendly gardens filled with flourishing native plants. During our Garden Tour, you can see some of these lovely gardens in bloom, learn more about pollinator-friendly gardening, and come away with buckets of inspiration for your garden! The tour will be self-guided - to pick up a map and information about the featured gardens, you can contact Marie at or ...continue reading

2019-05-23T17:42:10-07:00June 8th, 2019||

Ring in Spring! See you this Saturday at...

Look outside! Birds and butterflies are on the wing, early blooms are splashing the valley with vibrant colors and community members across the region are preparing their soon-to-be-flourishing gardens. Spring has finally arrived and the Eastern Sierra is filled with life. To celebrate this season of new growth, Bishop-based nonprofit Eastern Sierra Land Trust (ESLT) invites community members of all ages to ring in spring at their 10th annual GardenFest Celebration. This free, ...continue reading

2019-05-01T18:04:41-07:00May 1st, 2019|Blog, Pollinator Gardens, Press Releases|

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

2019-04-18T13:00:26-07:00April 6th, 2019||

Bring Your Garden To Life This Spring

Join our free Pollinator Garden Workshop and Potluck on April 6! The workshop will be held at Inyo Council for the Arts on Saturday, April 6th from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., and will be immediately followed by the potluck. All are welcome for one or both parts. You’ll come away knowing everything you need to create a blooming haven for pollinators!    Click here for the event page. (c) Joan ...continue reading

2019-04-09T14:41:34-07:00March 25th, 2019|Blog, Pollinator Gardens|

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|