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Injured Wildlife to Get a Fancy New Ride

Wildcare Eastern Sierra director Cindy Kamler and staff members Danielle Manriquez and Leith Felgar show off their latest “admission,” an F-250, 2012, special truck generously donated by Inyo County to our local wildlife rehab facility. This specialized vehicle originally served Inyo County Animal Services in their tasks of rescuing domestic animals that are lost, abandoned, […]

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2021 Owens River Annual Clean Up held May 1 was one of most successful yet!

The 2021 Owens River Annual Clean Up has come and gone. The event hosted on Saturday, May 1, 2021, was the most successful attendance and clean up yet in eight consecutive years! This year’s clean up drew over 150 volunteers. While a handful of local residents attended the event, the majority of the participants were […]

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Mining Exploration Threatens Long Valley, says Sierra Club Range of Light Group

  Mining Exploration Threatens Long Valley, Please Comment by May 6, 2021 to Stop the Proposed Project, says Sierra Club Range of Light Group   April 16, 2021 – Proposed mining exploration threatens the future of the scenic, economically, and ecologically important Long Valley area in Mono County and the Sierra Club Range of Light […]

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Campaign to conserve 30% of U.S. wildlands, cultural areas, open space, and water by 2030 | April 19th

A Virtual Event on Monday, April 19th at 6:30PM Prepare to Participate in California’s 30×30 Campaign with Organizer and Educator Kris Hohag   Join the campaign to conserve 30% of U.S. wildlands, cultural areas, open space, and water by 2030. We need YOU to help make this conservation goal a reality, by representing our region […]

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Yosemite Conservancy to Provide $11.5 Million to Yosemite National Park in 2021

Forty-Four Conservancy-Funded Grants to Support Efforts to Protect Wildlife, Restore Meadows and Inspire Care for the Natural World Yosemite National Park, April 14, 2021 – Yosemite Conservancy is providing $11.5 million to protect and preserve Yosemite National Park in 2021, including efforts to understand why giant sequoias and pines are perishing, protect endangered Pacific fishers, […]

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Yosemite National Park to Re-Implement a Day-Use Reservation System

Yosemite National Park to Re-Implement a Day-Use Reservation System Beginning on Friday, May 21, 2021   Yosemite National Park – Beginning Friday, May 21, visitors to Yosemite National Park will need a day-use reservation to enter the park. The temporary day-use reservation system will allow the park to manage visitation levels to reduce risks associated with exposure […]

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Letter: Mike Prather on Conglomerate Mesa — It’s About Place

Letter: On Conglomerate Mesa — It’s About Place (April 8, 2021) By Mike Prather Years ago Father Crowley realized that our wild landscapes in Inyo County were our sustainable future as opposed to the boom and bust of mining and other extractive industries. Father Crowley didn’t oppose mining, but he felt that the world-class beauty […]

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The Long Valley Adaptive Management Plan for Bi-State Sage-Grouse Completed by LADWP

April 5, 2021 (LOS ANGELES) – The City of Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) today announced the completion of the Long Valley Adaptive Management Plan for Bi-state sage-grouse. Developed in partnership with the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), the Plan’s completion reaffirms LADWP’s commitment to protecting nearly 40,000 acres of […]

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Residents and Visitors Attend Wildcare Eastern Sierra’s Free Education Programs

For the past month, Wildcare Eastern Sierra has hosted numerous free education programs in their Center front yard. In small groups of 10 or less, children and adults learn about our wild neighbors from Razzle the Raven, Spirit and Bullitt (Red-tailed Hawks), Harvey the milksnake, other animals and exhibits of nests, eggs, shells, bones, and […]

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INYO350 Hosting “Everything You Need to Know About Recycling Today in Inyo and Mono Counties

INYO350 is announcing their theme for celebrating and honoring Earth Day in 2021 – Earth Day Begins At Home. During the month of April they will be sharing lots of practical information to raise awareness of what you can do at home, and in your daily life, to reduce your carbon footprint and live a […]

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Respect the Nest: Be Aware While Pruning, Trimming and Mowing

It’s almost springtime in the Eastern Sierra.  As you read this, birds, squirrels and other animals are nesting and preparing for their newborn and newly-hatched babies in your trees, shrubs and hedges. Every spring and summer, hundreds of baby animals are injured and orphaned, many of them victims of tree-trimming and pruning accidents. Sometimes we […]

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