By Lindsay Butcher, Stewardship Director The winter of 2022-2023 has been a doozy! As of the day I’m writing this blurb in late March, we are inching closer and closer to an all-time record snowpack, just shy of the 1952 record, with more precipitation on the way! This means we’ve had to be, well…flexible, to say the least, about managing our usual season of low-elevation Stewardship Events. Starting in November with the American Alpine Club’s Bishop Craggin’ Classic: The original project site was covered in 3 inches of snow the week before. Friends of the Inyo was able to pivot at…
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!
There is a lot happening in the world of Eastern Sierra conservation this month, but if you don’t read the February issue of Friends of the Inyo’s Juniper E-Newsletter, you’ll never know! Happy reading…and if you like what you read, happy sharing!
Besides our new and exciting “Friendsraising” Campaign, learn about our staff changes in the New Year, find out about how you can help us carry out snow surveys while you’re out enjoying the snow in the Inyo National Forest (this is an exciting year for it!), read our new Desert Lands Organizer Jaime Lopez Wolter’s first contribution to our Spanish-language column in El Sol de la Sierra, and more! Happy reading…and if you like what you read, Happy Sharing!
Another year of growing “Stronger Together” is coming to a close. Read all about it in our December 2022 issue of Friends of the Inyo’s Juniper E-Newsletter.
Our latest issue of The Juniper features an update on our recent lobbying trip to Washington, D.C.; a reminder to reverently observe Native American Heritage Month; a “Thank you!” to all who supported our fundraising appeal to help #ProtectConglomerateMesa; news about wildfire awareness events happening this week in Bishop and Mammoth; information on how to give back through stewardship with Friends of the Inyo at the American Alpine Club’s Bishop Craggin’ Classic on Nov. 13; the latest news from the Keep Long Valley Green Coalition; and more! Happy reading….and if you like what you read, happy sharing!
Happy reading…and if you like what you read, happy sharing!
Well, it’s official. The calendar page has been flipped to October, the leaves they are a changing, and our Trail Ambassador season has come to a close. Reflections and a Compilation of Staff Reports by Alex Ertaud, Stewardship Director Closing out the season is bittersweet, as I am so proud of the amazing work the TAs have accomplished this summer, and yet I am sad to see them go off into the fall, no longer helping us lead interpretive hikes and volunteer events, do important trail work out on the ground, and be a friendly presence out on the trails….
How is the collection of crab and shrimp traps that have come loose in the Salish Sea off the coast of Washington related to Friends of the Inyo’s work in California’s Eastern Sierra? If you don’t read the latest issue of The Juniper, you’ll never know. Happy reading…And if you like what you read, happy sharing!
Join us for our August 19 Open House at our new Satellite Office across East Bush Street from the Lone Pine Post Office. Read about the Great Basin Water Justice Summit that took place earlier this month. Learn about all our FREE hikes and volunteering events through the rest of the summer and into early fall. Find out how to leave a legacy of conservation by adding Friends of the Inyo to your estate plan in “Make a Will” Month, etc., etc., etc. Happy reading….And if you like what you read, happy sharing!