Earth Day Youth Art Contest

Are you creative? Do you love painting, writing, drawing, sculpting, or expressing yourself through art? Are you inspired by nature? Do you love the Eastern Sierra and the Earth? If you relate to any of those statements, ESLT’s Earth Day Youth Art Contest was created just for you!  The contest is officially open to youth in Inyo and Mono Counties grades 1-12, and art of all mediums is accepted. Whether you are …continue reading

2022-04-20T13:11:31-07:00May 14th, 2022|
Profile of a mule deer looking at the camera.

Mule Deer Migration Corridor Field Trip

Mule deer are an iconic species in the Western US. Perhaps you have seen them take bounding, stiff-legged hops through the sagebrush, or noticed their large, mule-like ears. Maybe you saw a mule deer from the Round Valley herd! The Round Valley mule deer herd migrates seasonally between the valley floor in the winter and mountain meadows in the summer. On their journey, they must pass through a thin bottleneck in Swall …continue reading

2022-03-17T14:27:18-07:00March 26th, 2022|
ESLT Volunteers at an Adopt-A-Highway event.

Adopt-A-Highway Cleanup

Want to enjoy amazing views of the Eastern Sierra while making a difference? Join ESLT from 12-2 pm on Saturday, March 19 to remove trash from Highway 395! You will be helping our community keep litter away from wildlife and out of sensitive ecosystems, all while enjoying the gorgeous scenery.  ESLT sponsors a beautiful section of the 395 as part of California’s Adopt-a-Highway Program. This Highway Cleanup will be held outside with …continue reading

2022-03-13T13:13:22-07:00March 19th, 2022||
Monarch Butterfly

Monarch Motivation: Population Increase in 2021

Sometimes you need some good news and motivation, and we have some for you today–the western monarch butterfly population has increased! Biologists and volunteers count overwintering monarchs in coastal California each year. During the fall of 2021, the Xerces Society counted nearly 250,000 butterflies compared to less than 2,000 butterflies counted during fall 2020. Although that is merely a sliver of the millions of monarch butterflies that migrated in the 1980s and …continue reading

2022-02-01T12:06:02-08:00February 1st, 2022|Blog, Pollinator Gardens, SNAP|
Claire Marvet, ESLT Education Coordinator and AmeriCorps Member

Welcome Claire Marvet, our new Education Coordinator &...

Welcome to Claire Marvet! Our ESLT team is thrilled that Claire has joined us as our 2021/2022 Education Coordinator & AmeriCorps Member. Claire comes to us through the Sierra Nevada Alliance's Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership (SNAP)—a selective program that places young leaders with conservation agencies and organizations throughout the Sierra Nevada each year. SNAP members have been working with ESLT ever since the SNAP program began in 2009. By focusing on education, …continue reading

2021-11-19T12:36:41-08:00November 19th, 2021|Blog, Featured, Pollinator Gardens, Press Releases, SNAP, What's New|

Apply by August 31st, 2021! Become an AmeriCorps...

Marie Ring, ESLT's Education Coordinator and AmeriCorps member from 2018-2020, removes invasive Tule, improving wildlife habitat at one of ESLT's properties, Benton Hot Springs Ranch. © ESLT Do you love the Eastern Sierra? Are you looking for a way to give back to our land and community? Apply today to become ESLT's next AmeriCorps Member! Eastern Sierra Land Trust and the Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership (SNAP) are seeking an enthusiastic, …continue reading

2021-09-18T12:01:34-07:00August 5th, 2021|Blog, Featured, On the Wild Side, Press Releases, SNAP, What's New|

Welcome Gabrielle Tribelli, our new Education Coordinator &...

Welcome to Gabrielle Tribelli! Our ESLT team is thrilled that Gabrielle has joined us as our 2020/2021 Education Coordinator & AmeriCorps Member. Gabrielle comes to us through the Sierra Nevada Alliance's Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership (SNAP)—a selective program that places young leaders with conservation agencies and organizations throughout the Sierra Nevada each year. SNAP members like Gabrielle have been working with ESLT ever since the SNAP program began in 2009. By focusing …continue reading

2021-08-12T14:03:54-07:00October 27th, 2020|Blog, Featured, Pollinator Gardens, Press Releases, SNAP, What's New|

Brainstorming Through A Second AmeriCorps Year

I'm not going to lie... my second AmeriCorps term with ESLT has been challenging! I joke about how, at the start of my second term, we promised it would be different form my first year. What we didn't know was just how different it would be. I started the year with an absolutely incredible experience at the Land Trust Alliance's Rally, a national land conservation conference in Raleigh, North Carolina, and I …continue reading

2020-09-17T15:40:46-07:00September 17th, 2020|Blog, Featured, Pollinator Gardens, SNAP, What's New|

Apply by July 24th, 2020! Become an AmeriCorps...

Marie Ring, ESLT's Education Coordinator and AmeriCorps member from 2018-2020, removes invasive Tule, improving wildlife habitat at one of ESLT's properties, Benton Hot Springs Ranch. © ESLT Do you love the Eastern Sierra? Are you looking for a way to give back to our land and community? Apply today to become ESLT's next AmeriCorps Member! Eastern Sierra Land Trust and the Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership (SNAP) are seeking an enthusiastic, …continue reading

2020-07-20T15:30:19-07:00July 14th, 2020|Blog, Featured, On the Wild Side, Press Releases, SNAP, What's New|

Postponed: GardenFest Celebration

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. ~~ Come celebrate spring with us at our annual GardenFest! This free, family-friendly community event will be buzzing with activity. On …continue reading

2020-04-06T15:30:38-07:00May 2nd, 2020|