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Pollinator Garden Workshop

Inyo Council for the Arts 137 S. Main Street, Bishop, CA

Interested in learning how you can create a pollinator friendly garden or already have a certified garden and want to know what else you can do to help pollinators? Join Eastern Sierra Land Trust for a free workshop.  Local guest speakers will present on butterflies, bees, birds and the benefits of creating a pollinator friendly garden.  New this year is a community potluck following the workshop where you will have the opportunity to learn about taking your pollinator friendly gardening to the next level.  For more information or to RSVP please contact Marie at  or call (760)873-4554.

Pollinator Party

Eastern Sierra Land Trust 250 N. Fowler, Bishop, CA

Join Eastern Sierra Land Trust for an informal gathering to celebrate butterflies, bees and other pollinators and the gardeners that work to give the pollinators a home by planting pollinator friendly gardens.  Enjoy snacks and drinks while mingling with friends and sharing gardening stories.  RSVPs are helpful but not required.  Please email Marie at or call (760)873-4554 if you plan to attend.

World Migratory Bird Day at Black Lake Preserve

Black Lake Preserve Highway 120 near Benton, CA

In honor of World Migratory Bird Day, Eastern Sierra Land Trust, with birding experts from Eastern Sierra Audubon Society, will be leading a birding tour of ESLT's beautiful Black Lake Preserve.  They will spend the morning viewing the many different local and migratory birds that call this area home.  All birding levels welcome - kids included.  No pets please.  For directions, and to RSVP for this free event, please email or call (760)873-4554.

Wild Side Backyard Mixer

Eastern Sierra Land Trust 250 N. Fowler, Bishop, CA

Come mingle at Eastern Sierra Land Trust's summer wildlife themed mixer.  You will enjoy snacks and drinks while mingling with community members and conservation partners who work alongside them to protect the land for wildlife.  RSVPs are helpful but not required.  Please email Marie at  or call (760)873-4554.

Conway & Mattley Ranch Stewardship Day

Bishop, CA

Calling all Volunteers!  Join Eastern Sierra land Trust and Mono County at Conway and Mattley Ranches for a summer land stewardship day.  They will be focusing on removing non-native plants, especially wooly mullein, from the aquaculture zone and wildlife enhancement areas.  Please bring boots, a hat, water, work gloves and your own tools if you'd like to use them.  To volunteer or find out more, contact Marie at or call (760)873-4554.

Crayons & Paint

Bishop, CA

This FREE morning of creativity at Karen's Preserve near Crowley Lake includes activities for ages 5-12.  Educational nature games, unique art projects, live painting demonstration with a local artist.  Bring your own picnic lunch. RSVP required to or call (760)873-4554

Great Sierra River Cleanup

Bishop, CA

Help keep the Eastern Sierra waterways clean and healthy.  Join Eastern Sierra Land Trust, Bishop Paiute Tribe, the Sierra Club and Tangle Free Waters for a fun day of picking up trash along our waterways.  Volunteers, please meet at 8:30am in the parking lot next to ESLT's office at 250 N. Fowler.  For more information and to register for this event, contact Marie at .


ESLT Music & Art Series

First United Methodist Church 205 N. Fowler Street, Bishop, CA

Fill your 2020 with harmony, and join ESLT for Bishop’s NEW Sunday concert series! Each event will feature a lively concert by The Bill Schuck Quartet, with fresh appearances each season from talented guest musicians. Begin your Sunday afternoon at 2PM with a festive and casual mixer at ESLT. At 3PM, we’ll bring the party over to the band, at Bishop First United Methodist Church. Throughout the mixer and the performance, you can meander through displays of gorgeous artwork by Rhondda Saunders and other local Eastern Sierra artists. When community comes together with conservation, music, and art, we create real […]


Mule Deer Migration Corridor Field Trip

Round Valley Bishop, CA

Join Eastern Sierra Land Trust and the CA Department of Fish and Wildlife for a tour of the Round Valley mule deer herd's migration corridor.  While looking for deer making their annual journey, mule deer expert Tim Taylor, a CA Department Fish & Wildlife Biologist, will share information and updates about how deer are coping with the challenge of habitat loss and alteration.  This free, family-friendly event includes some walking; please leave dogs at home.  For details on meeting location and to RSVP, please contact: