Stewardship Day at Black Lake Preserve

Join us on Tuesday, May 28th at 8:00am for a good day of hard work in the Eastern Sierra! We will be removing debris from the Preserve, including old fencing material, railroad ties, barbed wire, a large wooden trough and shed, and some minor fence repair. When: Volunteers will meet on Tuesday, May 28th at 8:00am at ESLT office (250 N. Fowler Street in Bishop) and then carpool to Black Lake Preserve. …continue reading

2024-05-23T12:41:18-07:00May 13th, 2024|

Swall Meadows BioBlitz!

Join us on Sunday, June 9th for a special BioBlitz event with conservation easement landowners in Swall Meadows. A BioBlitz is a communal citizen-science effort to record as many species within a designated location and time period as possible. We will record what we find in iNaturalist and be joined by local experts on our area's natural history. This is a great event for anyone who is passionate about this area, wants …continue reading

2024-05-09T16:27:15-07:00May 8th, 2024|

World Migratory Bird Day 2024

Come birding with us to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the donation of Black Lake Preserve to ESLT and World Migratory Bird Day! Black Lake is a rare desert wetland north of Benton in Adobe Valley that is an important stopover site for migratory birds. The alkali lakes and wetlands in Adobe Valley provide a great environment for our feathered friends to rest and refuel during migration. This incredible preserve was …continue reading

2024-03-28T14:06:41-07:00March 18th, 2024|

GardenFest 2024

Kick off the growing season with us 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

2024-04-17T11:38:39-07:00January 29th, 2024|

Pollinator Garden Workshop

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

2024-04-12T20:21:41-07:00January 29th, 2024|

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

2023-08-09T11:35:05-07:00August 9th, 2023|

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

2023-07-21T10:08:21-07:00July 21st, 2023|

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

2023-09-07T10:26:13-07:00July 21st, 2023|

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

2023-08-07T11:07:58-07:00July 21st, 2023|

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

2023-08-16T11:00:24-07:00July 21st, 2023|
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