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Meet FOI’s newest Board Members and learn how you can show love to the Eastern Sierra in the February issue of The Juniper!

There are lots of community engagement opportunities to be found in the Eastern Sierra. Let’s take advantage of them! We love this place, after all, and especially in February, “The Month of Love,” our community engagement can be our “Valentine’s Day Gift” to this incomparable region we are fortunate enough to call home. Get plenty of ideas on how to get involved in the Feburary issue of Friends of the Inyo’s Newsletter, The Juniper! Happy reading…And if you like what you read, happy sharing!

Listen to FOI’s Lindsay Butcher’s 1/19 Interview about the Backcountry Film Festival on KMMT!

If you think you missed KMMT-FM’s John DeMaria’s interview with Friends of the Inyo’s Stewardship Director Lindsay Butcher last Friday (Jan. 19), you didn’t! Listen to a recording of it here to learn about  the Backcountry Film Festival, which Friends of the Inyo is hosting on Friday, Jan. 26, in Bishop, and Saturday, Jan. 27, in Mammoth Lakes.  Tickets are just $25 at, and proceeds help fund this year’s SnowSchool, FREE to local 5th Graders. Happy listening…And if you like what you hear, happy sharing!

Happy New Year! Friends of the Inyo’s Juniper Newsletter for January 2024 is Here!

Highlights in our January Juniper Newsletter include: An update (with THANKS!) of money raised as part of our 2023 Year-End Fundraising Campaign; a New Year’s greeting from our Executive Director, with information about some of our plans for 2024; news of upcoming events like the Backcountry Film Festival; an Action Alert to submit comments to the Bureau of Land Management on Southern California Edison’s proposed 61-mile long Control-Silver Peak Transmission Line Replacement Project; and more! Happy reading…Happy sharing!

FOI Recommends: Walking Water’s Online Water Learning Series Focused on Los Angeles, w/ Parts 1-3 offered Jan – March in the New Year!

Friends of the Inyo is excited to help promote an online water learning series from our friends at Walking Water, which catalyzes storytelling, knowledge sharing, and the discovery of new possible directions and solutions for the future of water through pilgrimage, council, and associated events. The first three parts of the series, spaced out monthly during the first quarter of 2024, will feature the following topics: Before L.A.: Remembering Ancestors of Place – Featuring Insights from the Owens Valley Indian Water Commission –  6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, January 18 Vision of Los Angeles, An Overview of L.A.’s Water Management…