Reflections on a Year of Service

by

With the beginning of December, and AmeriCorps graduation drawing near, I am starting to realize that my twelve months, 1700 hours of service, are drawing to a close. As I prepare to pass… Continue reading

GPS workshop a success!

by

Last Saturday 14 interested folks came out to our Crowley Hilltop Preserve to learn about working with Global Positioning Systems (GPS). This fun group had signed up for the workshop to become more… Continue reading

What good is a land trust without members?

by

It’s like a garden without any plants, a beehive without any bees, or a crystal-clear stream absent of any fish.  Without our members, this important work of preserving land in the Eastern Sierra… Continue reading

What’s Happening at ESLT: Top Ten Things You May Not Know

by

1.  We discovered an imperiled and beautiful butterfly on one of our preserved properties this summer, confirmed by local naturalist, Derham Giuliani. 2.  Our first financial audit (voluntary) report card: No significant deficiencies,… Continue reading

GPS Field Workshop

by

Saturday, November 14th, 10am to 2pm Spend the day with ESLT Stewardship Coordinator, Aaron Johnson, learning about the basics of Global Positioning System (GPS) use while exploring the stunning terrain of ESLT’s Crowley… Continue reading

National Land Conservation Conference 2009!

by

Several of us headed up to the gray and rainy Pacific Northwest last week to participate in the National Land Conservation Conference (aka Land Trust Alliance Rally) in Portland, Oregon last week. This… Continue reading

Help Save the Sierra Nevada!

by

Your License to Protect the Places You Love. Submit your paid pledge for this special license plate and you will be protecting and restoring natural habitats, providing open space and improving recreation throughout… Continue reading

Blooming Rabbitbrush on ESLT Conservation Easement Tour

by

At the end of September, ESLT staff set out for the first annual conservation easement tour of the Eastern Sierra. With new fall weather rolling in, we were bundled up but ready for… Continue reading

Living with Wildlife Festival – Snakes and Bears oh my!

by

Saturday, September 26th started out clear and warm, as local families and tourists headed to the Bishop City Park for our 3rd annual Living with Wildlife Festival. Many local wildlife organizations were on… Continue reading

AmeriCorps is now recruiting!

by

Apply to become a Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps member! Do you love the Sierra? Want to help restore and protect the Range of Light? Apply to become an AmeriCorps member with the Sierra Nevada… Continue reading