Notes from the Field

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The following are a few snapshots taken while monitoring ESLT conservation easements. Hope you enjoy! For more information on ESLT conservation easements, visit our website for detailed descriptions and more photos. Serena Advertisements

ESLT Garden – Salad, Salsa, and More!

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With summer in full swing, our garden at the ESLT office is almost like a jungle. Every morning the sunflowers greet me with their flowers just peaking over the top of our wooden… Continue reading

Art for Conservation – the show is almost here!

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The excitement is growing here at the Eastern Sierra Land Trust, as we look forward to our Art for Conservation Show and Sale this weekend in Mammoth. The alliance between Eastern Sierra and… Continue reading

Announcing the Art for Conservation Show and Sale

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The Eastern Sierra Land Trust is pleased to announce our first annual Art for Conservation Show and Sale. This show¬† features an alliance of Eastern Sierra and Oak Group artists portraying the natural… Continue reading

Monitoring season is here!

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As stewardship coordinator at the ESLT, one of my responsibilities is to conduct yearly monitoring on all our conservation easements. This is to maintain relationships with landowners and ensure future compliance with conservation… Continue reading

San Diego Girl Scouts Give Back on Vacation

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This Tuesday, a Girl Scout troop from San Diego, gathered under the cloudy skies in Crowley Lakes, ready to make a difference. The troop was visiting Mammoth Lakes on their summer vacation, a… Continue reading

Crowley Hilltop Preserve Celebration

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Last week, Mary, our Development and Outreach Director, and I visited our Crowley Hilltop Preserve, just outside of the town of Crowley Lakes. This is a 33 acre property the ESLT purchased last… Continue reading

Wildlife Corridor Hike (and some plants too…)

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Last Saturday, May 23, about 20 members and interested folks gathered above Swall Meadows for a hike through the the Wheeler Ridge Round Valley mule deer migration corridor led by our executive director… Continue reading

Benton Hot Springs Ranch field trip

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On May 16, 2009, locals and visitors gathered at the Benton Hot Springs Ranch conservation easement, just outside of Benton, to have a morning adventure of birding and botanizing. Led by Claus Engelhardt… Continue reading

On the Land

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Today I got to wander around one of the ESLT’s conservation easements, Benton Hot Springs Ranch, with our Executive Director Karen, our Stewardship Coordinator Aaron, and two Audubon Birding specialists, Claus and Connie… Continue reading