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

Garden Share, matching gardeners with landowners in the Eastern Sierra

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Do you want to garden but don’t have a place to garden? Do you have a piece of land that you’d like to see have a productive garden? Join the Garden Share project!… Continue reading

Celebrating Community Connections

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April 19th, Bishop City Park Last Sunday, the Eastern Sierra Land Trust joined Bishop in celebrating Community Connections at the park. Many great local organizations were there, offering advice on Eastern Sierra living,… Continue reading

A New Perspective for Earth Day

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Take a global look at the Eastern Sierra Land Trust on Earth Day.

The Flight of the Lady

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Painted Lady butterflies have been pouring through our preserved lands in the migration corridor, single-mindedly going north.  The waves of fluttering wings are truly impressive and thought-provoking.  How do they survive the 60mph… Continue reading