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ACTION ALERT REMINDER: Protect Our Water! Join the Inyo/LA Technical Group Meeting TOMORROW, Thursday 5/9 (In-person or Online)

Protect Eastern Sierra Water! At 9am on Thursday 5/9, representatives from Inyo County and LADWP will meet to discuss LADWP’s plans for pumping water from the Eastern Sierra for the 2024-2025 runoff year. Let’s make our voices heard. Come to this meeting and advocate for reduced pumping and ecosystem recovery.

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ACTION ALERT: Protect Our Water! Attend the Inyo/L.A. Technical Group Meeting Next Thursday, May 9! In-person and Virtual Options Available!

The Inyo/Los Angeles Technical Group, which consists of representatives from Inyo County and LADWP,  will meet Thursday morning, May 9, in Bishop, to examine technical aspects of water management (LADWP’s Draft Annual Operations Plan). Attend in person or virtually and make your voice heard for Eastern Sierra water protection!

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Listen to Friends of the Inyo’s Wendy Schneider and Lauren Kelly talk water justice on KMMT FM

If you thought you missed Friends of the Inyo’s guest appearance on today’s (3/8) Arts, Culture & Entertainment (ACE) Show on KMMT FM, you didn’t! Listen to a recording of Executive Director Wendy Schneider and Water Justice Organizer Lauren Kelly discuss our upcoming work with show host John DeMaria.  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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Executive Director Wendy Schneider Shares Friends of the Inyo’s Plans for the Coming Year on KMMT’s 12/15 ACE Show

If you think you missed KMMT-FM’s John DeMaria’s interview with Friends of the Inyo’s Executive Director Wendy Schneider on Friday, you didn’t! Listen to a recording of it here to learn about FOI’s plans for 2024, and how you can be a part of Eastern Sierra land and water protection by giving to our year-end fundraising campaign. Happy listening…And if you like what you hear, happy sharing!

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A Combined October/November Issue of Friends of the Inyo’s Juniper E-Newsletter is hot off the press!

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.