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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
  6380.7 ft

The importance of April 1st at Mono Lake

Apr 23, 2014

April 1st is an important day in the Mono Basin—it marks the start of the runoff year.* As Greg explained in his post a few weeks ago, “A runoff year runs from April 1 to March 31, and enables tracking of stream runoff from the time of peak snowpack from one year to the next.” [...]

New gallery show: Ane Carla Rovetta’s pastel & soil paintings

Apr 23, 2014

You don’t want to miss the Mono Lake Committee’s new gallery show, A Distant Sparkle: The Mono Basin & Beyond, a colorful interpretation of the vast Eastern Sierra, captured by artist Ane Carla Rovetta’s brilliant pastel and soil paintings. Ane Carla not only paints her landscapes on location, she paints WITH the location!  Ane Carla [...]

Last chance: Reserve your seat at the 2014 Andrea Lawrence Award Dinner today

Apr 22, 2014

Join us for a delicious dinner in a spectacular setting in honor of Andrea Lawrence, Olympic double gold medalist and champion of the Eastern Sierra’s landscape and economy. We have just a few spots left for the Andrea Lawrence Award Dinner so contact us right away! The dinner will be held this Saturday, April 26 [...]

Hwy 108 over Sonora Pass to open Friday, April 18

Apr 17, 2014

That’s the official word, folks. Be sure to check the road conditions before you go, and drive safely!

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