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Summer is Better with Friends…of the Inyo—And we’re just warming up! Read all about it in the June issue of The Juniper!

Meet this season’s Trail Ambassadors! Buy your dad (or grad, or anyone you love, for that matter) some Fat Trout brand coffee from Black Sheep Coffee Roasters and help Friends of the Inyo at the same time! Get ready for June Lake Trails Day on Fourth of July Weekend! And soooo many more news and happenings: But if you don’t read “The Juniper,” you’ll never know! Happy reading…Happy sharing!

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Listen to FOI’s Desert Lands Organizer’s Interview on KMMT about Our Upcoming Dark Desert Skies Campout Coming Up May 17-19!

Listen to Friends of the Inyo’s Jaime Lopez Wolters’ May 10 interview with KMMT Arts, Culture & Entertainment (ACE) Show Host John DeMaria about our upcoming Dark Desert Skies Outing at Conglomerate Mesa this weekend, May 17-19. Get details and sign up to reserve your spot beneath the vastness of the heavens before they are all taken–we limit participation in the spirit of land protection. Learn all about the trip, and get information about why protecting Conglomerate Mesa from mining threats is of the utmost importance, by listening to the interview, then go to the Events tab at FriendsoftheInyo.org to…

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Listen to our 30-second radio spot advertising the Owens Lake Bird Festival on KMMT-FM!

Buy your tickets TODAY for the Owens Lake Bird Festival (April 19-21) in Lone Pine by going to the Events page of our website. Want more information, tune in Friday, April 5, at 9:15 a.m. to KMMT FM Mammoth Radio, at 106.5 in Mammoth Lakes, 104.9 in Bishop, 105.5 in Big Pine and south, and 107.7 in June Lake and north, or online at mammothfm.com, for an interview by host John De Maria of FOI’s Forest & Water Campaign Manager, Allison Weber. Listen to our 30-second radio spot here:  

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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 FriendsoftheInyo.org/Events, and proceeds help fund this year’s SnowSchool, FREE to local 5th Graders. Happy listening…And if you like what you hear, happy sharing!

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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…

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Hot off the Press: The December Issue of Friends of the Inyo’s Juniper E-Newsletter is Here!

With a heart full of gratitude, we bid farewell to another exciting year of Eastern Sierra conservation and protection in Friends of the Inyo’s December Juniper Newsletter. We provide plenty of opportunities for continued engagement in upcoming worthwhile projects in the most white and magical season that ends the Old Year while it ushers us all into the New Year! Happy reading! Happy sharing! And…Join us!

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Listen to a Recording of our Interview about #GivingTuesday on KMMT-FM!

In case you missed it this morning,  listen to KMMT-FM Host John DeMaria (left) talk with Friends of the Inyo’s Communications and Philanthropy Director Lou Medina (right) about #GivingTuesday, why it’s important, and why your donation to #FriendsoftheInyo can make a big difference in the protection of Eastern Sierra lands and in helping us move forward toward a greener future. AND because of a robust matching gift of $45,500 from FOI’s generous Board of Directors, your gift will be DOUBLED! Listen, then click here to give!    

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#GivingTuesday2023 is Now Live!

It’s #GivingTuesday! You can help Friends of the Inyo raise up to $91,000 thanks to a $45,500 matching gift from our generous Board of Directors that includes THE FIRST HYBRID VEHICLE IN OUR FLEET!  Look at the custom license plate in the photo below and ask yourself, “What will I give “4FOI24” (i.e., to take FOI into 2024)? Then scroll down to give! Your gift will be DOUBLED. Thank you!

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#GivingTuesday is coming Nov. 28 – $45,500 Match at Play! Prepare to Give Toward a Greener Future with Friends of the Inyo!

Toward a Greener Future with Friends of the Inyo! The license plate on the Toyota RAV4 AWD Hybrid in the photo reads “4FOI24” (“For Friends of the Inyo in 2024”)! It is a generous 2023 year-end gift from our Board Treasurer, Chris I. Lizza, and is valued at $35,000. With another $10,500 from our other Board Members, we now have $45,500 as a matching gift for our Year-End Fundraising Campaign. We have also taken the first step toward replacing our aging vehicles with more energy efficient, ecologically responsible ones—as befits any conservation organization. Every dollar you donate toward our $45,500…