Dreaming of the Future: Strategic Planning Retreat

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On March 4th, a windy rainy Monday, when the air smelled of sagebrush and dark clouds filled the sky, good things were brewing. Nearly thirty community members, ESLT board members and staff gathered… Continue reading

California Council of Land Trusts Conference

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The 5th annual statewide Land Trust Conference will be hosted by the California Council of Land Trusts this year  in Sacramento on February 24-25. A few of us here at the ESLT will… Continue reading

When in Rome: Quick History of Land Trusts

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For those who live, work, and play in the Eastern Sierra, its easy to know why people want to preserve and protect this unique place.  Conservation Easements, used by the ESLT and other… Continue reading

Conservation on the Computer

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Sometimes it feels difficult to reconcile my interests in the outdoors and natural history with my more ‘techie’ interests. Though I most undoubtedly would rather spend my spare time strolling through the hills… Continue reading

Welcome to ESLT LandLines

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Happy Birthday to the Eastern Sierra Land Trust community!  This is a slightly belated birthday wish, as the ESLT was officially incorporated on January 29, 2001.  It has been quite an eight-year journey… Continue reading