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Breaking News: Funding Secured for New Conservation Project

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We are very excited to announce that as of this morning the Sierra Nevada Conservancy¬†(SNC) has approved funding for one of our current land conservation projects known as Sinnamon Meadows, located in Mono… Continue reading

Conservation Tax Law Update

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We all spent a great deal of time hearing about the “fiscal cliff” at the end of last year before the Taxpayer Relief Act was signed into law by the President. What perhaps… Continue reading

Notes from the Field

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The fall is one of my favorite seasons to be out on the land. The autumn season always seems to arrive just when the thought of another day of summer heat becomes too… Continue reading

Fall Wildlife Activity

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It is officially fall now and the nights are cooling down quickly. Aspen groves are starting to change color and the wildlife are on the move. We recently captured some activity on a… Continue reading

Sierra Nevada red fox

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Lately we have really been enjoying sharing wildlife sightings from various conservation projects. One species that we would be pretty lucky to catch on “film” is the Sierra Nevada red fox (Vulpes vulpes… Continue reading

Monitoring

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Here at ESLT a key part of our Stewardship Program, annual easement¬†monitoring, is in full swing as we engage in visits to each of the properties where we hold conservation easements. When we… Continue reading

Historic Conservation Values

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Did you know that lands preserved by ESLT in partnership with private landowners have included what was once the highest elevation production orchard in the Country, the first farm established in Hammil Valley… Continue reading

Seeking Cattail Warriors

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[10/12/2011 – We are no longer accepting applications for this contract work, thanks!] Eastern Sierra Land Trust is looking to contract with a couple hardy souls to provide assistance to a current restoration… Continue reading

Fieldwork at Benton Hot Springs Ranch

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This last Monday Hillary and I ventured out to the ponds on the conservation easement at Benton Hot Springs Ranch to collect some data for the habitat improvement project that we are conducting… Continue reading

Thinking Like a Deer

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Wildlife need to be able to get around too. Understanding this is simple; ¬†think about your own life. Imagine if you could not venture more than a block from your home. Sure, you… Continue reading