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Livestock in Harmony with Bi-State Sage-Grouse

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Funding is now available to ranchers in the Bi-State area who want to pursue projects that will improve sage-grouse habitat and water quality on their land. The USDA’s Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP)… Continue reading

Now Protected Forever: Sceirine Point Ranch

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Congratulations – we did it!! Thanks to supporters like you, funding partners, and the long-term vision of local ranchers Joe and David Sceirine, the scenic and historic Sceirine Point Ranch is now protected… Continue reading

Carrying a Torch for Rare Desert Fish

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On a bright, sunny morning at the end of last year, a plume of smoke could be seen rising up from the high desert near Benton, CA. Where there’s smoke, there’s fire –… Continue reading

Bridgeport Valley: Conservation in Cowboy Country

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Imagine driving north along Scenic Highway 395. Past Mono Lake, up and over Conway Summit, the rugged terrain suddenly opens before you – revealing a vast valley, surrounded by snowy Sierra peaks. Welcome… Continue reading

Students Take On Watershed Science

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Do you know how our local watersheds are monitored and managed? Want to learn more about how the historic rewatering of the Lower Owens River has affected the health of this vital waterway?… Continue reading

Giving Thanks to Someone Who Inspires You

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Who inspires you to care? Next week on Giving Tuesday, we want to recognize the friends, relatives, and teachers who introduced you to the magic of nature and taught you the importance of conservation.… Continue reading

Introducing Ryan Delaney: ESLT’s next Education Coordinator & AmeriCorps Member

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All of us at Eastern Sierra Land Trust are excited to welcome Ryan Delaney to our team. For the next 11 months, Ryan will be serving our Sierra communities as our 2017/2018 Education… Continue reading

Giving Rare Wildlife a Fighting Chance

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Thanks to your support, we’ve been working with conservation partners and volunteers to improve habitat for rare species in our area. It’s rewarding work, and we’re excited to share our progress with you.… Continue reading

Spotlight on Cecily Foote: Illustrator for our Sunflower Garden Project Journals

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Nature is full of magic. And in Eastern Sierra Land Trust’s annual Sunflower Garden Project, young boys and girls get the chance to learn how it works. During the Sunflower Garden Project each… Continue reading

Let’s Team Up to Clean Up

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Throughout the Eastern Sierra, trash pollutes our rivers and streams, creating hazards for birds, fish, and other wildlife. On Saturday, September 16, we’re teaming up with other local organizations to make a difference… Continue reading