Ask Federal Agencies to Provide National Park Passes for New Naturalized U.S. Citizens at Swearing-In Ceremonies as a
“Welcome To America” Gift!
Act by #EarthDay, April 22!

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Ask Federal Agencies to Provide National Park Passes for New Naturalized Citizens at Swearing-in Ceremonies as a “Welcome to America” Gift!

To qualify for citizenship, naturalized U.S. citizens must have resided legally in the country for a minimum of five years, paid taxes, kept a clean police record, passed an English language and U.S. history test, and paid fees of up to $760. Let’s welcome them as New Americans with an America the Beautiful Park Pass!


Listen to our 30-second radio spot advertising the Owens Lake Bird Festival on KMMT-FM!

Buy your tickets TODAY for the Owens Lake Bird Festival (April 19-21) in Lone Pine by going to the Events page of our website. Want more information, tune in Friday, April 5, at 9:15 a.m. to KMMT FM Mammoth Radio, at 106.5 in Mammoth Lakes, 104.9 in Bishop, 105.5 in Big Pine and south, and 107.7 in June Lake and north, or online at, for an interview by host John De Maria of FOI’s Forest & Water Campaign Manager, Allison Weber. Listen to our 30-second radio spot here:  

As a Friend of the Inyo, you are a Friend of the Earth! Find ideas on how to ‘Get Your #EarthLove on,’ in our April Juniper E-Newsletter!

Pat yourself on the back, take a bow! Accept Friends of the Inyo’s humble acknowledgment of you as a “Friend of the Earth,” as we head into Earth Month (April) and Earth Day (4/22)! Get plenty of ideas on what you can do to help our planet by engaging in activities close to home (and even online!) this #EarthMonth, by reading the April issue of The Juniper E-newsletter from Friends of the Inyo.  Happy reading…and if you like what you read, happy sharing!

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!

Meet FOI’s newest Board Members and learn how you can show love to the Eastern Sierra in the February issue of The Juniper!

There are lots of community engagement opportunities to be found in the Eastern Sierra. Let’s take advantage of them! We love this place, after all, and especially in February, “The Month of Love,” our community engagement can be our “Valentine’s Day Gift” to this incomparable region we are fortunate enough to call home. Get plenty of ideas on how to get involved in the Feburary issue of Friends of the Inyo’s Newsletter, The Juniper! Happy reading…And if you like what you read, happy sharing!