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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
Level:
  6378.9 ft

The Mono Basin’s backward seasons

Jan 29, 2015

As an almost rainless and snowless January comes to a close, one can’t help but feeling like the seasons are backwards this year. Lee Vining got 1.7 times more precipitation during June through September than it did since October 1st. Normally precipitation during those four fall-winter months is double the summer months (for an average […]

Library of Congress’ Chronicling America gives a glimpse of Mono Lake over 150 years ago

Jan 25, 2015

Want to leap into your time machine and take a trip back to Mono Lake 100 years ago? If you go to this Library of Congress web page,¬†you can do this without the probable jet lag or the awkward need for period-specific clothing that an actual time machine might provide. A few years ago, the […]

Preliminary Eared Grebe count results from 2014

Jan 23, 2015

Some preliminary results from the 2014 Eared Grebe surveys are in: 2014 will be the fourth year in a row with peak numbers of at least a million birds. Although the late-September grebe photographs are still being counted by Environment Canada’s Sean Boyd, the four other counts between mid-September and mid-November have been compiled. The […]

Amazon for Mono Lake exceeds last year’s goal

Jan 21, 2015

Last year, Mono Lake Committee members and friends raised $2,700 for Mono Lake just by clicking on a link. You used that link to access Amazon to do your shopping, and 5% of those sales came back to the Committee. The amount raised last year was the most since we started the Amazon program, and […]

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