Eastern Sierra

New Survey Documents State Contracts Freeze Blow to Sierra Green Economy

A recent survey by the Sierra Nevada Alliance confirms that the State's stop work order on bond funded contracts as of December 17, 2008 has

Sierra Conservation Groups Push for Land Swap to Preserve Whitney Portal Property

As the January 21 deadline for comments on the 'Whitney Portal Preserve' development proposal approaches, local conservationists and regional organizations are stepping up their efforts

Listening to Eastside Stories

Some of the most colorful stories in the history of the American West were written in the landscape known as the Eastern Sierra. Yet only the smallest

Dry times, downed trees and climate change

Not many people spend more time outdoors in northeast California than Jay Fair. An 84-year-old fishing guide, he knows just about every back road -

Sierra Solutions Conference draws leaders from the Sierra Nevada, Mammoth Lakes, CA, Oct. 3-4, 2008

The Sierra Business Council and Sierra Nevada Conservancy are leading a conference that works to build healthy communities, prosperous economies, and environmental quality. Sierra Solutions

DRI researcher studies new form of photosynthesis in Mono Lake hot springs

Research conducted in Mono Lake, Calif., demonstrates how bacteria use arsenic in photosynthesis in the absence of oxygen. Jenny Fisher, a Post Doctoral Fellow, in

New Resource for the Sierra: Sierra Nevada Yard & Garden

Just released yesterday, the Sierra Nevada Yard and Garden, a homeowners' guide to landscaping in the Sierra Nevada, gives Sierra residents a comprehensive tool for

Critical Habitat Finalized for Sierra Nevada Bighorn Sheep

Responding to a lawsuit brought by the Center for Biological Diversity, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today finalized critical habitat for the Sierra Nevada

Wilderness Compromise Surprises Both Sides

When Congressman Buck McKeon visited the Eastern Sierra two weeks ago, the word on the street was that his wilderness legislation was dead in the

Bishop land stewards recognized in Washington DC ceremony

Rebutting the axiom that “no good deed goes unpunished,” a contingent of Eastern Sierra residents just returned from the nation’s capital with a coveted award

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