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TreePeople's efforts may some day help places like the Owens Valley.

TreePeople works for local water supply in LA

If Andy Lipkis succeeds, eventually his work may help the Owens Valley and other places from which Los Angeles sucks water. Gigi Coyle of Big Pine introduced Lipkis recently when he offered a talk at the Mountain Light Gallery in Bishop about what he does. More than 50 came to hear about TreePeople, the organization […]

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TreePeople founder and president, Andy Lipkis

TreePeople President to speak on less water use in LA

Since 1973, a Los Angeles organization called TreePeople has focused on growing trees in southern California. People in the Owens Valley have pointed out that Owens Valley water grows trees in LA while trees here have withered and died from water diversions and groundwater pumping. Now, the founder of TreePeople wants to address Owens Valley […]

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OVC fundraiser draws big donations

Just How Successful was OVC Fundraiser? Very! By Charles James Saturday’s Owens Valley Committee fundraiser held at the Mountain Light Gallery with guest speaker, Bill Powers, on “Solar done right” attracted close to 200 supporters. Not only was the fundraiser successful in drawing supporters, but it also raised a considerable sum of money through donations, […]

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OVC fundraiser drew big crowd, solar speaker

A group that started with a handful of people when the Water Agreement with DWP came up in the early 80s, attracted more than 150 to the Mountain Light Gallery on Saturday. The Owens Valley Committee stands as one of the only citizens’ groups in Inyo County that has fought, sometimes in court, to protect […]

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Osprey tangled in fishing line and hooks, released.

Eastern Sierra Wildlife Care presents Wild Spirits

WILD SPIRITS: EIGHTH ANNUAL FUNDRAISER FOR ESWC  (Press Release) Eastern Sierra Wildlife Care will hold their Eighth Annual Wild Spirits celebration on Sunday, October 27th from 6-8 PM at Mountain Light Gallery to raise funds for the care of orphaned and injured wild birds and mammals. Join ESWC—the people who rescue, rehab and release injured […]

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Celebrating the Sierra Bighorns

“500 and Rising – Celebrating Sierra Bighorn,” commemorating the growth of Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep to 500 animals as well as the completion of the first Highway 395 bighorn Migrating Mural by artist Jane Kim, will be held Saturday February 16, 2013 at Mountain Light Gallery, 106 S Main St., Bishop, from 5:30 to 8:30 […]

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Successful citizens group holds fundraiser

When local government has failed to protect Inyo resources, the Owens Valley Committee has stepped in and successfully pressed the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power to do the right thing for the environment.  This Saturday, OVC will hold a fundraiser.  Mark Bagley of OVC sent along an open invitation for the public:   […]

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