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Pre-Colonial Nüümü(Paiute People) Agricultural Practices & Irrigation Systems of the Payahuunadü (Owens Valley) Seminar

Zoom Remote Event Bishop, CA

Join BLM Archeologist Greg Haverstock to learn about Pre-Colonial Nüümü (Paiute People) Agricultural Practices & Irrigation Systems of the Payahuunadü (Owens Valley) during the 15th century.  Project collaborators include USGS geologist Angela Jayko,  former White Mountain Research Station Historian Daniel Pritchett, and the late Bishop Paiute Tribal Elder Harry Williams.  Register via Zoom at  This is a remote learning seminar.


Upper Owens River Stewardship Event

Bishop, CA

Volunteers will help clean up the watershed, Brown's Campground, Layton Springs and Benton Crossing area. Breakfast & lunch provided, nature-based kids activities and fly fishing demo. Masks, gloves, trash bags and trash grabbers will be provided. Meet at the upper Owens Benton Crossing Road parking area. Co-sponsored by Sierra Trash Eliminators, USFS, BLM, ESIA and LADWP.

Eastern Sierra History Conference

Cerro Coso Community College Bishop, CA

The 7th Annual Eastern Sierra History Conference will focus on people, places, and events of the Sierra Nevada.  Field trips and tours highlighting Eastern Sierra cultural and historical sites will be available on Sunday, October 30.  The scheduled conference program will be sent to the participants prior to the conference. Check website for fees to attend the conference. For additional information, contact Jeff at 785-230-9396.

Multiple Perspectives on California Wildfires

White Mountain Research Center Bishop, CA

Join Geography Professor Glen MacDonald to explore the changing California wildfire regime during the 21st century and its related causes. Masks are required for this indoor event.  Contact Gaylene at for information.