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prediversion lake level Located in California's spectacular Eastern Sierra, Mono Lake is an oasis in the dry Great Basin and a vital habitat for millions of migratory and nesting birds. For over 30 years
target lake level the Mono Lake Committee has
Current lake level been working to protect Mono Lake from
lowest lake level destruction, to heal the damage done in the Mono Basin, and to
educate the public about the natural environment and wise water use.

Current Lake
  6377.6 ft

A skiing adventure to check Mono Lake’s level

Jan 24, 2017

This January is proving to be the wettest January in our weather recording history. In Lee Vining, we saw 5.5 inches of snow on January 4, and we received a combined 3.92 inches of rain on January 8 and 9. With all this water pouring into Mono Lake, I set out with my coworker Andrew to […]

Topography & Tool Marks: Linocuts of the Sierra Nevada by Katherine Case at the Mono Lake Committee gallery

Jan 22, 2017

We are excited to announce that linoleum prints by Reno artist Katherine Case will be featured in the Mono Lake Committee gallery starting February 4 and going through mid-August. Join us for an artist’s reception to open the new show, entitled “Topography & Tool Marks,” on Saturday, February 4 from 4:30 to 6:30pm. Come enjoy wine […]

A snowy January at Mono Lake

Jan 19, 2017

So far January has been a wonderfully snowy month, bringing precipitation to the Mono Basin that we haven’t seen for six years, since the beginning of the recent drought. We thought some photos of the snow-covered basin might be in order…. Snow is forecast to keep falling throughout this weekend, and we welcome it all! […]

Atmospheric river brings approximately six inches of water to Mono Lake so far

Jan 10, 2017

Mono Lake Committee hydrologists estimate that the series of atmospheric river storms we’ve been experiencing over the last week has brought enough water to the Mono Basin to raise Mono Lake by six inches. As reported in the Los Angeles Times, this lake level rise is very good news for the Mono Lake ecosystem, and it also […]

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