News and Stories

June 13, 2021

History of the Dry Lakes Plateau

History of the Dry Lakes Plateau The Dry Lakes Plateau is an extraordinary high-elevation mesa in the Bodie Hills.  Due to its unique location and elevation, […]
April 16, 2021

Mining Threat at Spring Peak in the Bodie Hills

Mining Threat at Spring Peak in Bodie Hills Spring Peak is in the southeast corner of the Bodie Hills, on the Nevada side. The road in […]
March 4, 2021

New Video from Ecoflight

New Video from Ecoflight In this newly released flyover video, BHCP campaign coordinator Jora Fogg talks about the Bodie Hills with Ecoflight president and chief pilot […]
March 4, 2021

Spring Peak Mining Update

Spring Peak mining update On November 24 BHCP conducted a site visit to Spring Peak to assess the drilling progress. At the Forest Service road access […]
March 4, 2021

Winter Exploration 2021

Above: Photo taken in February 2019 on Aurora Canyon Road. Winter Exploration The Bodie Hills are a great place to recreate in the winter-time—perfect for a […]
March 4, 2021

Animal use at Pika haypiles highlight biodiversity in Bodie Hills

Animal use at Pika haypiles highlights biodiversity in Bodie Hills   The Bodie Hills encompass a vast area of land between the Eastern Sierra Nevada and the […]
December 14, 2020

Bodie Hills highlight in Words of the Wild | Sierra Club Newsletter

The Sierra Club’s December e-newsletter, “Words of the Wild,” features a story on the two recent acquisitions by the Wilderness Land trust to protect sage grouse […]
December 13, 2020

Hunewill Ranch Preserved Through Easement | Reno Gazette Journal

The Reno Gazette Journal highlighted Jeff Hunewill and the Eastern Sierra Land Trust’s work to preserve over 4100 acres and link ecosystems in the Bridgeport area […]
November 5, 2020

OceanaGold Begins Exploration at Spring Peak

OceanaGold Begins Exploration at Spring Peak One year ago the Forest Service approved drilling at the Spring Peak area under a categorical exemption After new communications […]