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November, already! Time for the desert.

Fall arrived in the Eastern Sierra when the aspens began changing color from to brilliant yellow, orange, and red in mid-September, then rolled down the Sierra slopes to the Owens Valley. Now, the first week of November, the last of the cottonwoods are turning orange. The Owens Valley floor is covered with thousands of cottonwoods […]

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Author Andy Zdon to speak in Bishop

Andy Zdon author of Desert Summits: A Climbing & Hiking Guide to California and Southern Nevada will be the guest speaker at the Eastern Sierra Land Trust’s brown bag lunch on August 7, 2013 in Bishop, California. Here is the announcement from ESLT: Brown Bag Lunch Series Aquifer Modeling in the Amargosa and Death Valleys […]

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White-faced Ibis & Great Egrets sighted in Bishop

This morning on our morning walk, just south of Bishop, California, headquarters for Spotted Dog Press, we saw no less than three dozen white-faced Ibis and a half dozen Great Egrets on flood-irrigated fields, sparkling beneath the new morning sun just risen above the White Mountains to the east.

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