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ESLT’s Sara Kokkelenberg earns top honor

Press release by ‘Marguerite’ Sara Kokkelenberg couldn’t believe it when she got the email. Along with several Eastern Sierra Land Trust staff members, Board members, and supporters, she was in Sacramento in October attending the national Land Trust Alliance’s Rally 2015. In her inbox appeared a message notifying her that she would need to plan […]

 
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Pictured is ESLT’s Board of Directors, from left: Tim Bartley, Will Richmond, Byng Hunt, Kay Ogden (Executive Director), Randy Keller, Marie Patrick, Tony Taylor,
Bob Gardner (not present: Jan Hunewill).

Byng Hunt joins ESLT Board of Directors

– Press release Eastern Sierra Land Trust (ESLT) is thrilled to welcome long-time Mammoth Lakes resident and Eastern Sierra advocate, Byng Hunt, to its Board of Directors. Byng recently retired from his role as Mono County District 5 Supervisor, a position he had held since 1999. After supporting ESLT’s work as a member of this non-profit organization for many […]

 
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A bee rests inside a bright orange Apricot Mallow bloom.
This is one of the many beautiful native varieties that could bring pollinators
to your backyard this spring.

ESLT Native Plant and Pollinator Workshop

– Press release Have you considered creating a pollinator-friendly garden blooming with native plants, but don’t know where to start? Eastern Sierra Land Trust (ESLT) and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) are teaming up to help 20 local gardeners create habitat for bees, butterflies and more by giving away up to $200 per […]

 
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Ski area land exchange collides with June Mountain

June Lake residents, fearful that June Mountain will either not re-open or will fail due to lack of facilities, reached for what they think may be their only leverage – pressure on the Forest Service to make Mammoth Mountain’s land exchange at the Main Lodge contingent on a successful June Mountain. The Mono Supervisors expected […]

 
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Students planting their seeds at the ESLT garden

Sunflower garden and kids

Sunflower Project  (Press Release) (Bishop, California) –Eastern Sierra Land Trust (ESLT) is turning heads, towards the bright yellow blooms of sunflowers peeking over the fence on Home Street. The ESLT garden has been bursting with color, a product of a partnership with Bishop Elementary 3rd grade classrooms and the 4H Sunflower Group to grow sunflowers […]

 
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ESLT brings basketball great Bill Walton to Eastern Sierra

Eastern Sierra Land Trust announces a fun filled two days of events designed to showcase the dramatic Eastern Sierra landscape and connect ESLT supporters and members to this treasured land.  NBA great, bicycle enthusiast, and ESLT member and supporter Bill Walton, will participate in the weekend’s events.  “These terrific events bring together all that is […]

 
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ESLT says volunteers live longer

Want to Live a Longer, Happier Life? – Volunteer! Eastern Sierra Land Trust’s 3rd Annual Volunteer Orientation (Bishop, California) – People who volunteer tend to live longer and be healthier than non-volunteers, according to a recent study by the American Psychological Association1. Eastern Sierra Land Trust is happy to announce our 3rd annual Volunteer Orientation, […]

 
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Historic Cattle Ranch Preserved in Bridgeport Valley

 Bridgeport Valley, in northern Mono County, once known as “Big Meadows”, is one of the largest mountain meadow areas in California. Settled by miners and ranchers 150 years ago, local ranchers in Bridgeport Valley now face rising pressures to develop and subdivide their land. Recently, Centennial Livestock has preserved 718 acres of working agricultural lands […]

 
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