Paycheck Protection Program Support

We're proud to announce that this spring, Eastern Sierra Land Trust applied for and successfully received funds through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). The recent federal CARES Act created the PPP, which supports small businesses and nonprofits like ESLT in keeping workers on their payroll. Here at ESLT, we've created core values to guide us through decisions and challenges. They include earning and honoring the trust of our supporters and maintaining a …continue reading

2021-08-12T14:10:44-07:00June 29th, 2020|Featured, What's New|

Sierra Stability in a Changing World, by Bob...

by Bob Gardner, President of ESLT's Board of Directors This photo is of my twin sister and I in front of our home on North Fowler Street in Bishop. Our home is gone now but was right next to the current ESLT Office building, which you can see in the photo. I spent most of my childhood in Bishop. It was a perfect place to grow up, with creeks within walking distance, …continue reading

2020-01-27T16:57:12-08:00January 17th, 2020|Blog, Featured, Membership, On the Wild Side, Volunteer, What's New|

Remembering a Dedicated Eastern Sierra Protector: Will Richmond

Will Richmond fought hard for the Eastern Sierra throughout his influential law career and throughout his time volunteering on ESLT's Board of Directors and on our Lands Committee, which provides expert vetting and guidance. Through his deep involvement in our organization, he gave us crucial legal expertise, historical understanding, and strategic direction. Will passed away in February of this year, and we will always remember him as a dedicated, knowledgeable, and passionate …continue reading

2019-05-24T11:35:48-07:00May 23rd, 2019|Blog|

Brynn’s Story

Brynn Pewtherer is amember of Eastern Sierra Land Trust's Board of Directors. She was introduced to our work by her parents,Tony and Sherryl Taylor, who helped found our organization in 2001. Brynn lives in Marin County with her husband, Galen, and their two daughters. This holiday, Brynn shared her story with us about why she supports ESLT. Why I Give by Brynn Taylor Pewtherer I give to Eastern Sierra Land Trust to …continue reading

2017-03-03T11:05:07-08:00December 19th, 2016|Blog|

On Nov. 29: Triple Your Gift!

On Tuesday, November 29, we have just 24 hours to turn an ordinary weekday into something remarkable: a day to celebrate and strengthen local conservation, right here in the Eastern Sierra. And you can make that possible. Each yearon the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, we celebrate Giving Tuesday: theNational Day of CharitableGiving. And this year, your Giving Tuesday donation on Nov. 29 willhave THREE TIMES the power. That's because the Eastern Sierra Land …continue reading

2017-03-03T10:53:47-08:00November 21st, 2016|Blog|

Remembering our Dear Friend Herb Benham

All of us at Eastern Sierra Land Trust are saddened to report the loss of our dear friend and conservation partner, Herb Benham. Herb grew up in Southern California, and was an impressive tennis player throughout his life. He served his country, joining the US Marine Corps as a combat interpreter in 1942. After the war he attended the University of Arizona on a tennis scholarship, and met his wife Phyllis on …continue reading

2017-03-03T10:55:42-08:00July 5th, 2016|Blog|

Local Photographer Bill Dunlap Joins the ESLT Board

All of us at Eastern Sierra Land Trust are excited to welcome local Eastern Sierra resident and photographer William (Bill) Dunlap to our Board of Directors! Bill has been a volunteer and member with Eastern Sierra Land Trustfor several years, anda frequent attendee at ESLT events most often with camera in hand, ready to capture the action. As a member of our Board, he'll have an even greater influence on conservation efforts …continue reading

2017-03-03T11:13:39-08:00June 16th, 2016|Blog, Volunteer|

Meet the Two New Faces at ESLT

All of us at Eastern Sierra Land Trust are thrilled to welcome two new fabulous women to our team! Brynn Pewtherer joined the ESLT Board of Directors earlier this spring, and Bishop localLina Myers has recently joined us in the office part-time as our Administrative Assistant.We are delighted to introduce both Brynn and Lina to you, and look forward to working with them both in the months to come. BrynnPewtherer manages the …continue reading

2017-03-03T12:11:22-08:00May 24th, 2016|Blog|

Bridging Education and Conservation

Bridging Education and Conservation: Inyo County Education Professional Joanne Parsons Joins Eastern Sierra Land Trust Board of Directors Having lived and worked in the Eastern Sierra for over 35 years, Joanne Parsons has a deep affection for her rugged home. So with the arrival of the New Year, Joanne decided to help guarantee a better future for the region by joining the Board of Directors... Press Release [PDF]

2017-03-10T14:14:28-08:00January 26th, 2016|Membership, Press Releases|

Bridging Education and Conservation

Inyo County youth education professional Joanne Parsons has joinedEastern Sierra Land Trust's Board of Directors "I look forward to using my background in education and community engagement to shareESLT's messagethrough presentations to local civic clubs, organizations, and classrooms." ~Joanne Parsons Having lived and worked in the Eastern Sierra for over 35 years, Joanne Parsons has a deep affection for her rugged home. So with the arrival of the New Year, …continue reading

2017-03-03T12:09:51-08:00January 26th, 2016|Blog, Pollinator Gardens|
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