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

2017-03-07T16:48:46-08:00May 25th, 2016|Blog, Pollinator Gardens|

Get your Pollinator Garden Growing this Spring!

This is postwas writtenby ESLT'sEducation 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

2017-03-07T16:49:04-08:00March 21st, 2016|Blog, Pollinator Gardens|