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Celebrating The Lands & Legacy You Protect Forever

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Our hearts are overflowing with gratitude and inspiration in the wake of our recent Lands & Legacy Celebration. The whole weekend was simply magical: filled with wonderful friends, endless encouragement, and dreams of the… Continue reading

Remembering our Dear Friend Herb Benham

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All of us at Eastern Sierra Land Trust are saddened to report the loss of our dear friend and conservation partner, Herb Benham. Herb grew up in Southern California, and was an impressive… Continue reading

Local Photographer Bill Dunlap Joins the ESLT Board

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All of us at Eastern Sierra Land Trust are excited to welcome local Eastern Sierra resident and photographer William (Bill) Dunlap to our Board of Directors! Bill has been a volunteer and member… Continue reading

Exploring our Black Lake Preserve: Pictures from our Celebration on May 14

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May 14 began bright, brisk, and breezy – we couldn’t have asked for a better day to spend out on the land with friends, celebrating the conservation of our Black Lake Preserve! Partners… Continue reading

This New Year, ESLT Turns 15!

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The clock strikes midnight. Glasses clink, fireworks light the sky, lovers lean in for a kiss – and a new year unfolds, with all its endless possibility. For me, like many, this is a time to… Continue reading

Thanks to Elaine and Doug Muchmore for a Lovely Garden Concert!

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On August 30, Elaine and Doug Muchmore hosted their third annual Garden Concert to benefit Eastern Sierra Land Trust. Held outdoors in their beautiful backyard in La Jolla, CA, the evening was truly exquisite… Continue reading

Lands & Legacy 2015: A Huge Success!

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If you’ve been keeping up with ESLT recently, you’ve likely heard about Lands & Legacy – our “Party of the Year” that celebrates our important conservation work. This annual weekend helps to inspire… Continue reading

In Memory Of Our Dear Friend James Wilson

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Along with the entire Eastern Sierra community, I was crushed to learn of the recent and unexpected passing of our dear friend, James Wilson. James was a lifelong champion of the Eastside, and much of… Continue reading

Round Fire Devastates Swall Meadows

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Dear Friends, There are truly no words for these feelings – I think crying and hugging one another come closer to expressing what is bursting inside. Our close-knit community was hit hard on… Continue reading

ESLT Welcomes Mini to the Office!

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All of us at ESLT are thrilled to welcome Mini Mantzouranis to our office as our new Membership Development Coordinator. Mini has been living in the Eastern Sierra for just a few months;… Continue reading