A quinceañera, a mild case of COVID, Friends of the Inyo’s partnerships and more! We have lots to be thankful for this Thanksgiving! Read all about it in the combined October/November Issue of The Juniper.
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Earth Law, a new partnership to defend Hot Creek from mining, other collaborations, and lots and lots of events! But if you don’t read the August issue of The Juniper, you’ll never know! Happy reading…And if you like what you read, happy sharing!
Pine nuts, a high-energy food, helped sustain Native peoples of the Eastern Sierra through the winter. Friends of the Inyo’s annual impact report, which we usually release at mid-year to celebrate the previous year’s accomplishments, is symbolically named thus to acknowledge the support of our donors, funders, and volunteers, whose generosity sustains our work of protecting and caring for the land and water of the Eastern Sierra.
Friends: May is that in-between month when we apply Earth Day lessons learned in April, as we prepare for summer, which begins in June. Read about what Friends of the Inyo has been up to – with your support, of course – in the May Juniper! Happy reading! And if you like what you read, happy sharing!
There are thousands of “winged” reasons to #KeepLongValleyGreen: The permanent avian residents of the lush meadows and Crowley Lake, as well as the many migrating visitors who grace the natural landscape with their presence and song! Read all about it and enjoy some breathtaking photography and thoroughly informative descriptions of our fine feathered friends in the April issue of “Every last Drop.” Help us share it widely.
We’re in the calm before the storm – or rather, the snowmelt! How are we going to handle all the water stored in the snowpack, when we’ve already seen plenty of flooding, avalanches, roof cave-ins and other troubles. Better yet, how will the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power handle the bountiful mess? Plenty of thoughts on those issues from Allison Weber, Keep Long Valley Green Coalition Organizer and Friends of the Inyo’s Water and Forest Campaign Manager. But if you don’t read the March issue of the KLVG Newsletter, “Every Last Drop,” you’ll never know. Happy reading…and if…
A bountiful, snowy winter. An impending flowerful spring. Lots of opportunities for engagement in water advocacy, exploration in Southern Inyo County, giving toward Eastern Sierra public lands protection by becoming a Friends of the Inyo business sponsor, and more! Read all about it in Friends of the Inyo’s Juniper E-Newsletter, which is hot off the press! Happy reading…and if you like what you read, happy sharing!
Is any type of precipitation good? Not really. While Californians who are used to drought might gaze at a rainy day and think “we needed this,” the situation is a bit more complicated. We need snow falling on snow to create a healthy snowpack, yet with a changing climate we are seeing increased examples of rain falling on snow, which can lead to a dangerous icy crust, increased/premature melting, and “warm snow drought.” Keep reading! And please share!
Great read, again, in the January issue of the Keep Long Valley Green E-Newsletter, “Every Last Drop.” Happy reading…and if you like what you read, happy sharing!
California News Service has published a story for broad distribution to California news outlets about the success of the Keep Long Valley Green Coalition’s 21-minute docufilm, “Without Water.” The film, which highlights Long Valley’s struggle for water justice vs. the Los Angeles Dept. of Water & Power, has been winning awards in the documentary film festival circuit in California and Nevada since its release on World Water Day, March 22. “Without Water” is a provocative, professionally executed production of Metabolic Studio. Read the CNS story, which includes links to watch the film on Vimeo or YouTube.