Sustainability. Quality of Life.
Stewardship. Public Benefit.
Meet guide Nancy Bockino: Mother of Trees, who splits time between Jackson, Wyoming as a field ecologist, ski guiding and teaching avalanche classes and the Eastern Sierra guiding alpine climbing and ski touring south of Mammoth for International Alpine Guides during this Backcountry Podcast.
Applications for Measure U Grant funding through the Town of Mammoth Lakes will be accepted until February 28.
Email MLR to learn more about Measure U and the application process.
With the heart of winter upon us and a decent snowpack materializing, it's imperative to utilize precaution in the backcountry. Refresh your skills with this quick read from the USFS on surviving avalanches. *The number of avalanche related deaths in the U.S. has tripled since this article was written February 2.
Local Sustainability and Recycling Efforts
| There's a lot more going on than meets the eye when it comes to recycling and sustainability efforts in Mammoth and Bishop. This week, Kendra Knight, Sustainability Coordinator for Mammoth Disposal, will be giving an overview of the sustainability programs she oversees and answers to your questions.|
Pack it in, Pack it out.
| Local land managers and community members alike are asking the public to please be respectful of road closures and follow Leave No Trace principles when visiting natural hot springs in the Eastern Sierra.|
ESIA Winter Adventure Series Continues
| Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association continues the Winter Adventure Series this week with "Legacy".|
| 50 years ago, Chinese Railroad Workers blasted and chiseled their way through the rugged Sierra Nevada Mountains while completing the Transcontinental Railroad. Despite this monumental achievement, the Chinese Railroad Workers’ contribution was excluded, ignored and forgotten from history. Today, grassroots groups are working together to retell the story of these workers’ lasting legacy.|
| Start your shopping at Smile.Amazon/MLR to confirm "Mammoth Lakes Recreation" as your charity of choice, and AmazonSmile will donate a portion of your eligible purchase price to our organization.|