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We’re Hiring Bishop Climbing Rangers!

2022-08-05T15:13:43-07:00August 4th, 2022|News|

The Bishop Area Climbing Ranger position is a collaboration among the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the Inyo National Forest (INF), LA Department of Water and Power (LADWP), Bishop Area Climbers Coalition (BACC), Bishop Chamber of Commerce (BCC), Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association (ESIA), and Friends of the Inyo (FOI) to promote climbing conservation in the Bishop, CA. Area – specifically in Pine Creek, the Buttermilks, the Volcanic Tablelands, and the Owens River Gorge. Climbing Rangers will support local land managers and supporting organizations by performing a variety of tasks to preserve and maintain our cherished local climbing landscapes. Job Duties and Description Climber Education Climbing Rangers will work to inform people on and off the rocks about climbing-related topics such as LNT principles, and local regulations and ethics through performing [...]

NEW EDITION OF ANSEL ADAMS’ BORN FREE AND EQUAL RECEIVES NATIONAL RECOGNITION

2022-05-06T08:08:32-07:00May 6th, 2022|Blog, News|

Manzanar National Historic Site News Release For Immediate Release: May 3, 2022 Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association’s (ESIA) edition of Ansel Adams’ Born Free and Equal: The Story of Loyal Japanese-Americans was recognized by the Public Lands Alliance as a Publication of the Year for 2022. It is a limited-edition reprint of Ansel Adams’ book, published by U.S. Camera in 1944. He developed the images and text after several visits to Manzanar in 1943 and 1944.  “The Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association board and staff are honored to join the Manzanar National Historic Staff in accepting this very prestigious award from the Public Lands Alliance,” said ESIA Executive Director Jeff Gabriel. “To reprint Ansel Adams’ book was truly a monumental effort by several key partners,” including CityFiles Press, The [...]

Manzanar Features “Go For Broke Spirit” Event & Exhibit

2022-02-11T15:35:31-08:00February 11th, 2022|Blog, News|

In recognition of the 80th anniversaries of President Franklin D. Roosevelt issuing Executive Order 9066 on February 19, and the opening of Manzanar in late March 1942, the National Park Service is hosting a Day of Remembrance virtual event and an on-site showing of part of photographer Shane Sato’s “Go For Broke Spirit” exhibit. The contemporary—and contemplative—photos feature Japanese American veterans of World War II, wearing military uniforms. The nine larger-than-life portraits are accompanied by short biographies about the men and small candid photos as they looked during World War II. “I want people to remember what they did when they had everything against them,” Sato said. Manzanar Acting Superintendent Brenda Ling reflected, “The haunting images and accompanying essays are emotional and powerful. These veterans served their country with honor [...]