Volunteer Day: Sage-Grouse Habitat Enhancement
September 6, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until September 7, 2019
Come help Eastern Sierra Land Trust and the Bureau of Land Management as we team up to care for land where our Bi-State sage-grouse live, for two back-to-back Stewardship Days. On September 6th and 7th, we need as many hands as possible to work on habitat enhancement projects on land that the sage-grouse calls home.
We will be using hand tools to convert a permanent fence to a let-down fence, and we’ll be maintaining other fences in the area. Let-down fences are able to lay flat on the ground during peak sage-grouse breeding season, and then are able to be put back up during grazing season. This helps sage-grouse, pronghorn, and mule deer migrate safely.
Both workdays are family friendly, and all are invited to lend a hand. Please bring a hat, closed-toe shoes, sunscreen, a camera, and water. Please leave pets at home. Follow the event on our
For more information or to volunteer, please contact Marie at or (760) 873 4554. See you there!
Photo by Bob Wick, BLM.
These stewardship events will meet at Bodie State Park at 8 a.m. each morning and end onsite at 12 p.m. From Bishop, drive north on Highway 395, turn onto Hwy 270/Bodie Road and continue past the guard station at the State Park entrance. Meet in the parking lot with the restrooms. We can caravan to the work site.
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