2018 Press Releases

August 28, 2018 -†Eastern Sierra Land Trust Recognized as National†Conservation Leadership Partner of the Year
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Since its founding in 2001, Bishop-based nonprofit Eastern Sierra Land Trust (ESLT) has made its mark in the Eastern Sierra community by maximizing the power of partnerships. Now this collaborative approach is gaining national acclaim . . .

Great Sierra River Cleanup in Bishop California

August 28, 2018 – The Great Sierra River Cleanup
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Eastern Sierra Land Trust is calling for volunteers to join in the 10th Annual Great Sierra River Cleanup on Saturday, September 15th from 9am-12pm to help clean up Keoughís Hot Springs and the Pleasant Valley Campground. . . .

August 20, 2018 – Eastern Sierra Land Trust Certifies 100th Pollinator Garden
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Eastern Sierra Land Trust (ESLT) will certify its 100th pollinator garden on August 30th to address water conservation, the importance of native plants and the rapid disappearance of pollinators. With one-third of our food supply and at least eighty percent of the worldís . . .

conway mattley ranch landscape photo by Rick Kattelmann

May 18, 2018 – Celebrate Conservation Successes with a Party for Protection
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Celebrate the hope and resiliency that can be found in nature with Eastern Sierra Land Trust (ESLT) at their 10th Annual Lands & Legacy weekend, June 8-10, 2018. Everyone is invited to purchase tickets to this annual benefit . . .

April 23, 2018 -†Join ESLT to Kick Off Spring at GardenFest
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Eastern Sierra Land Trust (ESLT) invites everyone to ìring in the springî at their annual GardenFest, held in their backyard in Bishop on Saturday, May 5. This free, family-friendly event celebrates. . .

March 26, 2018 – Bring Your Garden to Life This Spring
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Anyone can help keep the Eastern Sierra thriving and productive for years to come by providing a home for pollinators. Those interested in learning how to create a pollinator-friendly garden. . .

March 12, 2018 – California Ranchers Safeguard Agriculture and Sage-Grouse Habitat
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Eastern Sierra Land Trust announces the completion of their largest conservation easement to date on Sceirine Point Ranch, showcasing how conservation and sustainable agriculture effectively work together. . .

February 7, 2018 – Following the Round Valley Mule Deer
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Every year, many wildlife species in the Eastern Sierra migrate in search of warmer weather, food, and a place to have their young. For the local Round Valley mule deer, early spring marks the time to venture onto well-worn trails. . .

February 5, 2018 – Carrying A Torch For Rare Desert Fish
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Through a partnership with private landowner Bill Bramlette, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, and CalFire, Eastern Sierra Land Trust has recently reached a crucial step to restore important wildlife habitat at the ponds on Benton Hot Springs Ranch. . .