The Stories of Manzanar

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In 1942, the United States government ordered more than 110,000 men, women, and children to leave their homes. They were detained in remote, military-style camps – one of which was right here in… Continue reading

Sierra Stewards Hard at Work

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This post was written by ESLT’s Education Coordinator & AmeriCorps Member, Catherine Tao. For more about Catherine, Click Here. As spring trickles into summer, wildlife habitats all along the Eastern Sierra are coming to life – and we’ve… Continue reading

Remembering our Dear Friend Herb Benham

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All of us at Eastern Sierra Land Trust are saddened to report the loss of our dear friend and conservation partner, Herb Benham. Herb grew up in Southern California, and was an impressive… Continue reading

Save the Sierra: Apply to be ESLT’s next AmeriCorps Member

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Do you love the Sierra? Want to help restore and protect the Range of Light, while gaining valuable environmental professional experience? Apply today to become a Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership (SNAP) AmeriCorps Member… Continue reading

Learning as we Grow

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On many mornings in April, May, and June, the excited voices of Bishop Elementary School third graders could be heard around the block as they rounded the corner, en route to Eastern Sierra Land Trust’s Native Plant and… Continue reading

Local Photographer Bill Dunlap Joins the ESLT Board

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All of us at Eastern Sierra Land Trust are excited to welcome local Eastern Sierra resident and photographer William (Bill) Dunlap to our Board of Directors! Bill has been a volunteer and member… Continue reading

Catch the Buzz: Tour Local Pollinator Gardens

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Have you noticed the “Certified Pollinator Habitat” plaques that have been popping up on fence posts and garden gates throughout the Eastern Sierra? For the past three years, many locals have been hard… Continue reading

Meet the Two New Faces at ESLT

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All of us at Eastern Sierra Land Trust are thrilled to welcome two new fabulous women to our team! Brynn Pewtherer joined the ESLT Board of Directors earlier this spring, and Bishop local Lina… Continue reading

Exploring our Black Lake Preserve: Pictures from our Celebration on May 14

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May 14 began bright, brisk, and breezy – we couldn’t have asked for a better day to spend out on the land with friends, celebrating the conservation of our Black Lake Preserve! Partners… Continue reading

Spring into Action: Help Local Conservation Grow!

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What does spring mean to you? Perhaps it’s a time to dust off your hiking boots and find your fishing gear. Or maybe you look forward to watching spindle-legged fawns frolic amongst the… Continue reading