Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation


Pollinator Garden Mixer

Eastern Sierra Land Trust Office Backyard 250 N. Fowler Street, Bishop, CA, United States

Join Eastern Sierra Land Trust (ESLT) Wednesday, June 21st from 5-7pm for our annual Pollinator Garden Mixer! It’s National Pollinator Week, and we are celebrating! Kick off the summer with us while enjoying beverages, appetizers, and mingling with friends. We hope you can join us in our back yard from 5-7pm at 250 N Fowler Street – please be sure to check out our Certified Pollinator Demonstration Garden in our front yard …continue reading

Volunteer Stewardship Day at Conway Ranch

Join ESLT on Wednesday, July 26th from 9am-1pm for a Land Stewardship Day at Conway Ranch! Join us for a day of good work in the High Sierra! We're gathering a team of hardworking volunteers to help restore native plant habitats and pull mullein weeds on this beautiful property north of Mono Lake in Lee Vining. This property is owned and managed by Mono County, and monitored by ESLT. Meet at Mono …continue reading

Land Tour at Conway Ranch

Join us on a unique exploration of the storied Conway Ranch, an upcoming tour with expert land managers. Set within the awe-inspiring terrain of Mono County, Conway Ranch serves as a prime example of the region's varied wildlife and land management practices. We’ll explore the ranch and gain insights into the tools and strategies ESLT employs to uphold the conservation values in our projects, and explore how well-managed grazing contributes to the …continue reading

Adopt-A-Highway Cleanup 2023

We are planning a highway cleanup on August 22nd from 8:30-10:30 am to remove trash from ESLT’s sponsored section of Highway 395. Your help is greatly appreciated and will keep litter away from wildlife and out of sensitive ecosystems. In order to avoid as much of the sun and heat as possible, we will get started early. We recommend that volunteers wear long pants to protect against thistle, carry water bottles, and …continue reading

Land Tour at Ullman Ranch

Mark your calendars for an exclusive land tour of Ullman Ranch on August 26th. This event presents a golden opportunity to delve into the heart of the region, exploring its distinctive landscape, and the “emerald islands” of wet meadow that are so critical to wildlife in the arid West. Experience a behind-the-scenes exploration of the 1,424-acre Ullman Ranch, an active cattle operation steeped in rich history. Immerse yourself in its irrigated pastures …continue reading

22nd Anniversary Lands & Legacy

We are tremendously excited to announce the newly rescheduled Lands & Legacy celebration September 22nd-23rd! Join us for a guided tour at Hunewill Ranch on September 22nd, and an inspiring in-person dinner and Paddle Raise at Parallax Restaurant hosted by Mammoth Mountain Ski Area on September 23rd. More details to come soon about the schedule of summer events and land tours. We can’t wait to get inspired with you this summer on …continue reading

Land Tour at Hunewill Ranch

ESLT, together with Hunewill Ranch, an iconic landmark of Eastern Sierra, will host an exclusive land tour as part of our 22nd Annual Lands & Legacy Celebration. Our experienced guides will lead you through the various facets of the ranch's operations, emphasizing its significant contributions to local conservation efforts. You'll get a behind-the-scenes look at farming practices and be introduced to the ranch's renowned cattle and horse programs. The tour promises breathtaking …continue reading

2023 Great Sierra River Cleanup

Artesian Wells, Bishop, CA

The Great Sierra River Cleanup is part of California Coastal Cleanup day. During last year’s California Coastal Cleanup, 36,289 volunteers came out to 3,086 cleanups, 363,719 lbs of trash and recyclables were removed, and 1,335 miles were cleaned. Let’s make this year even bigger! You can help us keep litter out of our waterways by marking your calendars for Saturday, September 30, from 9:00am-12:00pm. We will remove trash along the Owens River …continue reading

ESLT Holiday Mixer 2023

Eastern Sierra Land Trust Office Backyard 250 N. Fowler Street, Bishop, CA, United States

Join us as we get together with our conservation partners and community members. This will be a great opportunity to meet new staff and catch up with old friends. This holiday party will feature an ugly sweater contest, with the contest winner receiving a prize. Hint: this prize may involve wine. Ugly Sweater Contest Categories  Glow Like a Christmas Tree - Range of Light: Think sweaters decked out in lights, tinsel, and …continue reading

Wildlife Tracking Workshop

Wildlife Tracking Workshops are back! Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association is teaming up with Eastern Sierra Land Trust to host these incredible workshops once again! Join professional wildlife tracker and mountain lion researcher Phil Johnston for a day in the desert learning to read the stories of wild animals through tracking. Phil has over a decade of experience teaching tracking and is certified as Senior Tracker through Tracker Certification North America. Come learn …continue reading

Mule Deer Migration Corridor Field Trip

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

Pollinator Garden Workshop

Bishop City Auditorium, Next to City Hall

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

Please check back soon for new opportunities to get out, explore, and get involved in our conservation efforts here in the Eastern Sierra.