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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
  6379.0 ft

Shop Mono Lake this holiday season

Nov 22, 2014

With Thanksgiving next week comes the kick-off to the holiday shopping season. The 2014 Fall Mono Lake Newsletter (and with it our holiday catalog) went out to 17,000 people earlier this month. We’ve stocked up—way up!—on shipping supplies. The Committee shopping elves are poised to answer the phone for your orders! As you think about [...]

Los Angeles and Great Basin Air Pollution Control District reach agreement about Owens Valley dust

Nov 15, 2014

After decades of negotiations over controlling dust storms at Owens Lake an agreement has been reached for how to proceed into the future. The agreement will allow the Los Angeles Department of Water & Power (DWP) to use a nearly waterless dust control method on Owens Lake, and it also provides DWP with certainty about [...]

Mono Lake @ 20: Articles and resources

Nov 14, 2014

On Monday, November 17th, the Mono Lake @ 20 Symposium in Sacramento will be a highlight in a year’s worth of celebrations of the 20th anniversary of State Water Board Decision 1631, more commonly known as the decision to save Mono Lake. We’ve given some thought to the importance and significance of the decision both [...]

2016 Mono Lake Calendar: Last call for submissions!

Nov 14, 2014

This is a final call for submissions for the 2016 Mono Lake Calendar…. The submission deadline, Friday, November 21, 2014 is fast approaching! With the help of talented photographers, the Mono Lake Committee has created and published the Mono Lake Calendar each year since 1986. The calendar celebrates the awe-inspiring landscapes and ecological wonders of [...]

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