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Great Sierra River Cleanup

Join our 11th Annual Great Sierra River Cleanup on Saturday, September 21st from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.! We host this great day each year in correlation a statewide volunteer event focused on removing trash from and restoring the health of the Sierra Nevada waterways. Help us do our part to keep our Eastern Sierra Rivers clean! Afterwards, volunteers can skip over to the Millpond Music Festival to celebrate. It begins at ...continue reading

2019-07-09T15:21:21-07:00September 21st, 2019||

Volunteer Day: Sage-Grouse Habitat Enhancement

Save the date! Come help Eastern Sierra Land Trust and the Bureau of Land Management as we team up to care for land where our Bi-State sage-grouse live, for two back-to-back Stewardship Days. On September 6th and 7th, we need as many hands as possible to work on habitat enhancement projects for our beloved sage-grouse. We'll provide more details as the event approaches, so keep an eye on the event here or ...continue reading

2019-07-22T15:20:35-07:00September 7th, 2019|

Volunteer Day: Sage-Grouse Habitat Enhancement

Save the date! Come help Eastern Sierra Land Trust and the Bureau of Land Management as we team up to care for land where our Bi-State sage-grouse live, for two back-to-back Stewardship Days. On September 6th and 7th, we need as many hands as possible to work on habitat enhancement projects for our beloved sage-grouse. We'll provide more details as the event approaches, so keep an eye on the event here or ...continue reading

2019-07-22T15:20:35-07:00September 6th, 2019|

Crayons & Paint: Art in Nature

Looking for a fun and family-friendly way to get out in nature? Join us for a free morning of creative fun at Karen’s Preserve (south of Crowley Lake) on August 10th from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Bring your children, grandchildren, or other little loved ones and have a blast getting creative in nature. At Crayons & Paint there will be fun educational games about local wildlife, native plants, animal tracks, and ...continue reading

2019-07-23T11:40:17-07:00August 10th, 2019|

Volunteer Stewardship Day at Conway and Mattly Ranches

Calling all volunteers! Come join our July 25th stewardship day, hosted by Eastern Sierra Land Trust and Mono County at Conway and Mattly Ranches. We will focus on removing a non-native species called Wooly Mullein, especially near the aquaculture zone, along irrigation ditches, and throughout a wildlife enhancement area. We will be walking ditches and using shovels, rakes, and loppers to remove plants from the ground. Removing non-native species early in the ...continue reading

2019-07-10T16:53:11-07:00July 25th, 2019||

Kids, Get Out Your Crayons and Paint!

At our Crayons & Paint event on August 10th, kids and their families are invited to play games, get creative and explore nature at Karen’s Preserve. With school out and summer almost halfway through, families everywhere are looking for ways to keep their kids engaged and active – and we're offering a great opportunity to do just that! On August 10th from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., families with children ...continue reading

2019-07-23T15:48:47-07:00July 23rd, 2019|Blog, Featured, Press Releases, SNAP, Volunteer|

Adopt-a-Highway Cleanup Day

We need your help keeping Highway 395 beautiful and trash-free. On July 18th from 8-10 a.m., we'll come together to clean the stretch of highway that ESLT has adopted. Please bring a hat, sunscreen, water, and sunglasses. We hope to see you there! For more information or to volunteer, please contact Marie at marie@eslt.org or by calling (760) 873 – 4554. And stay posted - we may add more cleanup dates in ...continue reading

2019-07-02T10:41:55-07:00July 18th, 2019||

Black Lake Stewardship Day

Join us for a spring stewardship day at our Black Lake Preserve on May 21. The remote preserve has a rich geologic, agricultural and ecological history and is also a critical bird habitat. We will work on several stewardship projects to improve wildlife habitat. More information to come soon.  To volunteer or find out more, contact Marie at marie@eslt.org or call (760) 873 – 4554.

2019-04-30T14:13:12-07:00May 21st, 2019||

Black Lake Stewardship Days

Save the dates! Join us for one or both of our spring stewardship days at our Black Lake Preserve on April 18th and May 17th. The remote preserve has a rich geologic, agricultural and ecological history and is also a critical bird habitat. We will work on several stewardship projects to improve wildlife habitat. More information to come soon.  To volunteer or find out more, contact Marie at marie@eslt.org or call (760) ...continue reading

2019-04-18T13:06:19-07:00April 18th, 2019||

Finding Strength in Nature

Maria Montessori stated in her book Discovery of the Child, “When children come into contact with nature, they reveal their strength.” As a requirement of my Montessori-based education, I went away to a nature camp for one to four weeks per year from Kindergarten through eighth grade. By the time we were teenagers, we were spending a month out of the classroom learning about the natural world. I am certain that this ...continue reading

2019-03-25T13:35:43-07:00March 25th, 2019|Blog, On the Wild Side, Volunteer|