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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
  6378.3 ft

Lee Vining to Tuolumne Meadows: Let YARTS do the driving for you

Jul 25, 2016

Heading to Tuolumne Meadows from Lee Vining this summer? Have you heard about YARTS? Providing public transit, YARTS (Yosemite Area Regional Transportation System) offers a great alternative during the busy summer months. Park your car or RV, bring your bicycle along, and catch a comfortable, air-conditioned bus to your destination. • Spend less time driving and […]

Refreshing ‘Olgists: Peregrines return to Yosemite National Park

Jul 24, 2016

The Refreshing ‘Ologist series continues this Wednesday, July 27 at 4:00pm in the Mono Lake Committee Gallery. Ever wonder why certain climbing routes in Yosemite National Park close in summer for nesting birds? Come learn about the amazing recovery the American Peregrine Falcon has made in Yosemite National Park with Crystal Barnes, Yosemite’s raptor monitor. Crystal […]

Comment-writing workshop on Wednesday for the Inyo National Forest draft forest management plan

Jul 22, 2016

Since 2013 the Inyo National Forest has been working on a draft forest plan, as part of a process to update the 28-year-old forest plan that has been in effect since 1988. The updated, draft Forest Management Plan was released in late May, initiating a public comment period, which closes August 25, 2016. We invite […]

Healing Mono Lake’s tributary streams: Come help us remove invasive plants

Jul 21, 2016

If you’re in the area on Monday, July 25, consider joining Mono Lake Committee staff and naturalist Ann Howald to help pull invasive plant species! We’ll be spending the morning out in the field working to restore Mill Creek, one of Mono Lake’s important tributary streams. As a special treat, guest naturalist Ann Howald will […]

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