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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
  6377.4 ft

Mono Lake winter photography field seminars

Sep 21, 2016

This coming winter we are pleased to offer two winter photography field seminars for the first time! Winter at Mono Lake is a very special season, and both these seminars will combine the snowy, foggy, icy photographic conditions with the full and nearly-full moon lighting up the nighttime landscape. ___________________________________________ • The Forgotten Season • January […]

Mono Lake Mobile expansion—check it out

Sep 20, 2016

If you can’t make it to South Tufa for one of the weekend 1:00pm guided tours, don’t despair; there is Mono Lake Mobile! Visit the Mono Lake Mobile site on your cell phone and learn about everything from the legal battle to save Mono Lake to the lives of the brine shrimp and alkali flies that […]

Fall walking tours at South Tufa

Sep 20, 2016

Summer is certainly winding down at Mono Lake—our seasonal staff is beginning to migrate away, the temperatures are getting cooler, and there are already some hints of fall color in the mountains. The guided tour schedule at South Tufa also changes in the fall. Free walking tours are offered on Saturdays and Sundays at 1:00pm […]

Owens River Fire update: Monday morning

Sep 19, 2016

The Owens River Fire has grown to 6,000 acres and is now 20% contained. Four uninhabited outbuildings have been destroyed. Firefighters are working hard to protect additional structures and contain spot fires along the western flank. Today’s weather remains hot and dry with a chance of increased wind from the southwest. The Big Springs Campground and Clark Canyon are […]

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