The Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association (ESIA), in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service and U.S. National Park Service is dedicated to forging strong emotional and intellectual bonds between the Sierra Nevada and the visitors and residents of this broad region. Our work helps people deepen their relationship with this special place and develop a commitment to protecting it. Your gift allows ESIA to educate and inspire people to care for this special region.

You can choose among the following fund categories. Your member donor contribution will be used exclusively for the fund categories you designate. You will select which category (you can choose more than one) you are wanting to support. This option will be toward the end of the electronic member donation form (Tab 4 - Additional Information).

  • Arborglyph Extravaganza Project - Support documentation of the unique art of Aspen tree carvings left by past sheepherders.

  • Ancient Bristlecone Forest Fund - Support the Ancient Bristlecone Forest (Some trees are over 4,000 years old).

  • Bridgeport Avalanche Center - Snow forecasting and reporting for the Bridgeport Ranger Station management area.

  • Devils Postpile National Monument Educational Fund - Support a unique geological land formation in a beautiful valley.

  • ESIA General Fund - Support the ongoing ESIA educational and interpretive programs.

  • Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest General Fund - Support HTNF projects and programs to improve the visitor experiences.

  • Inyo National Forest General Fund - Support INF projects and programs to improve visitor experiences.

  • Manzanar National Historical Site Educational Fund - Support a special historical landmark in the Eastern Sierra.

  • Tahoe National Forest General Fund - Support TNF projects and programs to improve visitor experiences.

Donors like you help ESIA to provide critical interpretive programs for our public land visitors. Your gift also helps support the work of our partner agencies. Your participation makes a difference all across our region. Thank you for caring for the Sierra Nevada.

ESIA is a 501(c)3 organization.