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Eastern Sierra Land Trust earns top recognition

Press release BISHOP, CA – 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. The United States Forest Service (USFS) and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) recently recognized ESLT […]

 
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Welcome Spring! ESLT’s GardenFest celebrates ‘magical time’

Join ESLT to Kick Off Spring at GardenFest (Press release) – Eastern Sierra Land Trust (ESLT) invites everyone to “ring in the spring” at their annual GardenFest, held in their backyard in Bishop on Saturday, May 5. This free, family-friendly event celebrates the arrival of spring with plants and delicious food for purchase, a free beer […]

 
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Latest ESLT conservation easement – Sceirine Point Ranch

Press release BISHOP, CA –The Eastern Sierra Land Trust (ESLT) announces the completion of their largest conservation easement to date on Sceirine Point Ranch, showcasing how conservation and sustainable agriculture effectively work together. Owners Joe and David Sceirine have sold an agricultural conservation easement of 2,375 acres that will protect native grassland, the greater sage-grouse and mule deer, while allowing […]

 
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Eastern Sierra Land Trust helping with pollinator garden workshop

Press release Spring is on the way – and that means bees, butterflies, hummingbirds and other pollinators are, too. Insects and birds bring much more to backyards than buzzing activity: in fact, they are the key to keeping the entire Eastern Sierra landscape beautiful and productive, year after year. Yet bees and butterflies are disappearing. […]

 
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ESLT celebrates $8 million fund to help greater sage-grouse

Press release In a landmark victory for local conservation and the long-term health of the Eastern Sierra, the USDA’s Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) has created an $8 million fund to support initiatives conserving the Bi-State population of greater sage-grouse and enhancing ranch water quality in the region. Sage-grouse thrive in wide-open areas with abundant sagebrush, native grasses, […]

 
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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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