Round Valley Mule Deer Update: Recap and Slideshow from our Migration Corridor Field Trip

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Our sincere thanks goes to local photographer and ESLT volunteer Bill Dunlap for these stunning images! On March 12, Eastern Sierra Land Trust teamed up with CA Dept. of Fish & Wildlife (CDFW) and Bureau of… Continue reading

Get your Pollinator Garden Growing this Spring!

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This is post was written by ESLT’s Education Coordinator & AmeriCorps Member, Catherine Tao.  From wildflowers to working farms, much of our region’s natural treasures rely on bees, butterflies, and other pollinators in order to live… Continue reading

Why I Volunteer with Eastern Sierra Land Trust

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This post was contributed by longtime ESLT Stewardship Volunteer and member, Wally Woolfenden.  The protection of natural, non-human dominated ecosystems has been an important effort, especially the preservation of wilderness. Wilderness, however, is usually… Continue reading

Lend a Hand On the Land!

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This post was written by ESLT’s Education Coordinator & AmeriCorps Member, Catherine Tao. For more about Catherine, Click Here. With the weather warming up, it’s time to get a bit of dirt underneath our fingernails and grease… Continue reading

ESLT Awarded $1 Million Endowment by the Tambour Foundation

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Eastern Sierra Land Trust is thrilled to announce that we have recently received the largest gift in our organization’s history – one that will have a major effect on our capacity, and as a result, the future… Continue reading

Keeping Up with the Round Valley Mule Deer

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The past three years have been hard on Eastern Sierra wildlife – and our mule deer herds are no exception. Are you wondering how the deer are faring in the wake of severe… Continue reading

Growing Stronger Together: Chalfant Big Trees Farm & Feed Teams Up with ESLT

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From a distance, Chalfant Big Trees Farm & Feed appears as a lush swathe of green rising from Chalfant Valley’s sandy soils. As the hands and hearts that have kept this family-owned garden… Continue reading

Bridging Education and Conservation

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Inyo County youth education professional Joanne Parsons has joined Eastern Sierra Land Trust’s Board of Directors Having lived and worked in the Eastern Sierra for over 35 years, Joanne Parsons has a deep affection… Continue reading

Breaking Ice at Benton Hot Springs Ranch

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This update on ESLT’s ongoing restoration project at the Benton Ponds is written by our new Education Coordinator & AmeriCorps Member, Catherine Tao. For more about Catherine, Click Here. With hatchets, pipe wrenches, and buckets in hand,… Continue reading

Great News from Washington DC: Conservation Tax Incentive Now Permanent!

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You’ve likely heard about the new budget and tax compromise bill that Congress passed in the final days of 2015. This massive piece of legislation funds every Cabinet agency through September 2016 AND provides a comprehensive tax package… Continue reading