Eastern Sierra Land Trust   ◊   November E-Newsletter

"What if today, we were just grateful for everything?" - Charlie Brown

At this time for giving thanks, I hope that you truly know how grateful we are for you here at ESLT. You shower us with gifts of kindness and support, and we don't take it lightly.

We know that you have many choices in how, and with whom, you share your gifts. It means so much to have you by our side as together we protect this vibrant and special place. There is more work to be done, and your support is more critical now than ever.

Whether you are with family or friends eating a traditional meal, preparing s'mores over a campfire, or walking into the quiet of nature, I hope that kindness and support surround you in this season of thanks.

Words cannot describe my deep gratitude. Your generosity gives me hope.

With sincere thankfulness,
Kay Ogden,  Executive Director

Thanks to a generous gift from a longtime supporter, your gift to Eastern Sierra Land Trust on Tuesday, December 3rd will be doubled! So mark your calendars and join us on this global day of online generosity. Every gift leaves a permanent and positive impact on the land you love. 
We Love Speed Goats                             
© Susanna Danner, ESLT
Read a beautiful story of the work our volunteers have done for local pronghorn, by Land Conservation Program Manager Susanna Danner .
"Bodie State Historic Park is one of the most scenic places in Mono County, where Eastern Sierra Land Trust does much of our land conservation work. And that's saying something, in a county as beautiful as Mono County.
"The ghost town of Bodie at dawn is suffused with golden light on the wooden buildings, and the dusty green sagebrush steppe seems to glow. If you are lucky, and you're there right when the park opens, you even have a chance of..."
8 Creative Ways to Give on #GivingTuesday                             

When you donate to ESLT by mail (P.O. Box 755, Bishop, CA 93515) or online on December 3rd, you'll double your impact and join a movement to protect special lands for generations to come. Thank you for caring!
And there are many more ways you can support ESLT, too. From your Donor Advised Fund to your spare tools in the shed, learn about different ways you can support ESLT.
A Wild and Working Mosaic                             

A video from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation highlights the role of working lands in conservation.
Our Fall 2019 SierraScapes newsletter featured ESLT Executive Director Kay Ogden's story of falling in love with the Eastern Sierra. She called this landscape a "wild and working mosaic."

In this beautiful video, farmers, ranchers, and conservation workers in the American West reveal how the "working" part of that mosaic helps our wildlife thrive.
We've certified 15 new Pollinator Gardens!
We've now certified a total of 126 Pollinator Gardens. They create havens for at-risk pollinators, boosting the health of the entire Eastern Sierra.
Would you like to certify your garden in 2020?

Bob and Lorraine certified their Pollinator Garden. © Marie Ring, ESLT
Thank you for being a part of the ESLT family! With the help of landowners, volunteers, members, and supporters like you, we're protecting the future of the Eastern Sierra.

Kay, Sus, Heather, Carissa, Sara, Kristen, Kristen, Andrew, Marie, and our Board of Directors


Eastern Sierra Land Trust works with willing landowners to protect vital lands in the Eastern Sierra region for their scenic, agricultural, natural, recreational, historic, and watershed values.

250 N. Fowler Street, Bishop CA 93514

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