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.
November, the month to give thanks for so many things, is here. Throughout the month, we celebrate our nation’s Native American Heritage, Dia de los Muertos, Veterans Day, early snows and the advent of the winter sports wonderland our corner of the world, Payahuunadu (the Eastern Sierra), is destined to become in the months ahead. At Friends of the Inyo, we are thankful for YOU, our supporters, followers, sponsors, grantors, volunteers and friends. Have a read of all we have going on in November in this Issue of our Juniper E-Newsletter! Happy reading—and if you like what you read, happy…
Following a trying summer of wildfires, poor air quality and temporary National Forest closure orders in our state, fall feels like an especially welcome respite this year. In the October Issue of our Juniper E-Newsletter, we present a recap of the work Friends of the Inyo’s Trail Ambassadors did toward the end of the summer to protect and care for the public lands of the Eastern Sierra despite various challenges; a foretaste of fun outdoor events we have coming up this month and next; an update on our campaign to Protect Conglomerate Mesa; an invitation to enjoy our linguistic blog posts in celebration of National Hispanic Heritage…
What do protection of the Sierra Nevada Red Fox; the removal of cattle exclosures in the Cottonwood Creek Wilderness; efforts to protect Conglomerate Mesa and Long Valley from exploratory drilling; an attempt to educate Inyo and Mono Counties’ Spanish-speaking residents about public lands management in the U.S….and volunteer cleanup and restoration events in Bridgeport and the Alabama Hills on back-to-back Saturdays in September, including National Public Lands Day, Sept. 25, have in common? They all align with Friends of the Inyo’s mission and you can read about them—and more!—in this issue of our Juniper E-Newsletter.
In this edition of the Juniper, you will be introduced to first issue of the Keep Long Valley Green Coalition’s new e-mail newsletter, Every Last Drop: Exposés on the L.A./Eastern Sierra Water Wars; an opportunity to make your voice heard in the struggle to Protect Conglomerate Mesa from foreign mining interests; Friends of the Inyo’s new education/outreach efforts to Inyo and Mono counties’ growing Hispanic community (en español); the continuing stewardship and interpretive work of our Trail Ambassadors; and more! Happy reading—and if you like what you read, happy sharing!
In this issue of The Juniper, you will be asked to exercise the power of your pocketbook to help fight destructive mining in three of our public lands; check out upcoming education, exploration and volunteering events; learn about our hard-working Trail Ambassadors; meet Friends of the Inyo’s new Communications Director, and more. Happy reading, and if you like what you read…Happy sharing!
In this issue of The Juniper, we share updates concerning on the Trail Ambassadors, our list of summer events, an update on legislation we are hoping to pass for the Kutzadika’a tribe, and a feature on LADWP’s plan to only provide a minimal amount of water to Long Valley this summer. Also Kyle will be signing off as Communications Director, but we hope to introduce you to our new communications director in next month’s edition.