Named after the Eastern Sierra’s most aromatic conifer, Friends of the Inyo’s Jeffrey Pine Journal is a handsome, biannual publication distributed free to our members.
Please enjoy the Jeffrey Pine Journal online by clicking on any of the links to past issues below:
Check out our Wilderness Guide for an overview of the Eastern Sierra, including places to see, conservation projects, FAQs, and organizations involved in preservation.
Friends of the Inyo’s Enewsletter, ‘The Juniper,’ is hot off the press and full of news to help you get into the summer mood!
Summer, which begins this month, is always better with Friends…of the Inyo! Start getting into the energy of the season by reading the June issue of The Juniper! Happy reading. And if you like what you read…happy sharing!
By Joseph Miller, Indigenous Community Relations Coordinator Introduction Burners Without Borders is a volunteer organization devoted to providing innovative disaster relief solutions, and supporting underserved communities by participating in service projects that promote resiliency. Since its inception, Burners Without Borders has grown to a worldwide organization and has become a forerunner in creative solutions to bring about positive community change. The 2023 Burners Without Borders Summit was held on May 19th through May 21st on the Burning Man Project owned Fly Ranch, located on the Hualapai Flat near Gerlach, NV. This is what I witnessed and felt as a summit…
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!
The Earth Day Month Edition of Friends of the Inyo’s Juniper E-Newsletter is here! Find out ways to love our planet!
Always one of our favorite issues, the Earth Day Month Juniper allows us to share with readers lots of opportunities to give back to our planet through their engagement, volunteering, or monetary contributions to support Friends of the Inyo’s work in the corner of the world we strive to protect: the beautiful Eastern Sierra. Get your Earth Day plans on by reading it fresh off the press. Happy Reading…and, for the sake of our big blue marble of a planet, Happy Sharing!
Back to School, Google Earth Pro, ‘Big Blue Marble,’ and Earth Day Wishes By Louis Medina, Communications and Philanthropy Director Involuntarily, my eyes got blurry, and my cheeks felt the warmth of my freely flowing tears. I had just downloaded Google Earth Pro and fired it up for the first time to prepare for an assignment in a geology course I’m taking this semester at the Bishop Campus of Cerro Coso College. On my laptop screen was a beautiful “Big Blue Marble,” like a TV program about our planet by that name, which I had loved as a kid in…
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…