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Progress on the Conway Ranch Conservation Easement Project

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In our last update, written over a year ago, we described the beginning of an important conservation easement project involving the Conway and Mattly ranches, located in the northwest corner of the Mono… Continue reading

Conway Ranch: Looking Forward

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Conway Ranch, just north of Mono Lake, has a long and colorful history, in addition to being a beautiful gateway into the Mono Basin.  Long used by Native Americans, sheep ranchers, and more… Continue reading

ESLT Celebrates 12 Years

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Happy Birthday, ESLT! Amazing how time flies when you’re having fun and preserving an incredible place like the Eastern Sierra!  Many thanks to everyone who has made our successes possible – landowners, agency… Continue reading

Great employment opportunity with ESLT!

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Membership & Communications Coordinator Position Description The Membership & Communications Coordinator (MCC) position is currently structured as a half-time position.  The MCC is responsible for tasks associated with implementing ESLT’s membership program, maintaining… Continue reading

Documenting Wildlife in our Local Migration Corridor

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Have you ever wondered what wildlife might be doing when you aren’t looking?  We set out to learn more this year and “capture” some of the wild visitors and residents of the important… Continue reading

Dear ESLT Friends

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Dear ESLT Friends, I’m writing to let you know that I’m planning to step down from my position as Executive Director of Eastern Sierra Land Trust. After almost 12  exciting and gratifying years of… Continue reading

Owens Lake – Bird Mecca

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ESLT has participated in the Owens Lake Master Plan process for the past two years – and this story illustrates one of the reasons why: Owens Lake has returned to being significant habitat… Continue reading

Celebrate the Alabama Hills!

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This Saturday, April 14, is Alabama Hills Day and ESLT will be there, along with lots of other local groups, all organized by the amazing Alabama Hills Stewardship Group.  Come to the Lone… Continue reading

Dreaming of Wide Open Spaces

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As 2011 comes to a close, I can truly say this has been the most exciting year I have experienced at Eastern Sierra Land Trust. In just the past six months we have… Continue reading

Lubken Ranch in the news

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Today’s Los Angeles Times article about the beautiful and important Lubken Ranch in the Alabama Hills above Lone Pine is generating a lot of concerns about its future.  Before it was printed I… Continue reading