Eastern Sierra Land Trust - Newsroom

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Press Releases & Published Articles


September 24, 2013 - ESLT Executive Director, Kay Ogden, Honored as 2013 Bedrock Award Recipient

ESLT’s Executive Director, Kay Ogden, recently received the prestigious Bedrock Award at the Sierra Nevada Alliance’s 20th Anniversary Celebration and Conference...

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August 20, 2013 - Eastern Sierra Land Trust Participates in Mono Council for the Arts' Labor Day Festival of the Arts and Music

ESLT will be bringing its fifth annual Art for Conservation show and sale to Mammoth Lakes over Labor Day weekend. Set at Sam’s Wood Site in Mammoth Lakes August 31 - September 2, ESLT’s booth will showcase the artwork of over twenty of our members as part of the Labor Day Festival of the Arts and Music . . .

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July 16, 2013 - ESLT's Annual Benefit Dinner, Lands & Legacy, Takes Place August 3

Eastern Sierra Land Trust (ESLT) invites everyone to join us in celebrating another successful year of land preservation at its annual benefit dinner, Lands & Legacy, on Saturday, August 3 at Mammoth Mountain’s Mountainside Conference Center.

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May 28, 2013 - ESLT to Host Member Appreciation Campout at Benton Hot Springs

Please join us in celebrating the ESLT community at Benton Hot Springs! Co-hosted by ESLT landowners Bill and Diane Bramlette, this fun weekend will include a guided walk on one of our preserved lands, dinner, live music by local bluegrass band Idle Hands, free access to the hot springs, and more.

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May 6, 2013 - ESLT Welcomes New Executive Director, Kay Ogden
The Eastern Sierra Land Trust Board of Directors is pleased to announce the successful completion of its Executive Director search with the appointment of Kay Ogden. Kay left her position as Associate Director of the Sierra Nevada Alliance in South Lake Tahoe to begin work as ESLT Executive Director on May 1. She brings great passion for the Eastern Sierra landscape . . .

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March 11, 2013 - ESLT Receives Funding to Help Preserve Sinnamon Meadows
On March 7, 2013, Sierra Nevada Conservancy (SNC) approved funding for one of Eastern Sierra Land Trust’s (ESLT) current land conservation projects. Known as Sinnamon Meadows, the property is located in northern Mono County, and contains significant key wildlife habitat, watershed and scenic values. The grant funds received from SNC will provide a portion of what will be needed to complete the conservation easement acquisition on this important property.

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