Mule deer are an iconic species in the Western US. Perhaps you have seen them take bounding, stiff-legged hops through the sagebrush, or noticed their large, mule-like ears. Maybe you saw a mule deer from the Round Valley herd! The Round Valley mule deer herd migrates seasonally between the valley floor in the winter and mountain meadows in the summer. On their journey, they must pass through a thin bottleneck in Swall …continue reading
Did you know that gardening with native plants can save you money and water? It’s true – native plants found in the Eastern Sierra are often drought tolerant and require less maintenance than lawns or high water-use plants. Native plants also attract pollinators like birds and butterflies that are essential for wildflowers and productive gardens. Join us for an enlightening workshop learning from local experts to design, redesign, or improve your pollinator garden with best practices, …continue reading
Kick off the growing season this Saturday at GardenFest! Join us for an exciting celebration of springtime in ESLT’s backyard at 250 N. Fowler Street. The birds are singing, flowers are blooming, and the days are getting longer and warmer. Help us celebrate spring at ESLT’s GardenFest Celebration on May 4th from 11 am- 2 pm. This family-friendly community event will feature a plant sale, seed library, Master Gardeners, Eastern Sierra Audubon …continue reading
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