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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
  6380.1 ft

Spotlight: The Mono Lake Volunteers

Aug 01, 2014

When I stand and look out from the shores of Mono Lake, there is an abundance of stories that flow through my mind. At times I reflect on the region’s water story and the decades of litigation and activism that was required to bring awareness and ecological security to Mono Lake. Other times I am [...]

The terrific tufa of Mono Lake

Jul 31, 2014

Tufa formations juxtaposed against the snow-capped Sierras or reflected on the lake’s burnished liquid surface are iconic representations of Mono Lake. Indeed, the mountains, lake, and tufa towers are unique and hauntingly beautiful. Because the lake has no outlet, trace amounts of salts and minerals brought into it by freshwater streams have accumulated over the [...]

Mono Basin Outdoor Education Center gives back by gardening

Jul 30, 2014

At the Mono Lake Committee Outdoor Education Center we host groups from Los Angeles (and occasionally other cities) for five days at a time and teach them about water conservation, wildlife, and history of the Mono Basin. Not only do we teach them about this stunning place, but we also give them a chance to [...]

Refreshments with Refreshing ‘Ologists: Astronomy of the zodiac with David Hurst

Jul 28, 2014

For many centuries a unique band of stars called the zodiac has attracted the attention of humankind as we’ve gazed into the night sky. If you, like so many others, are fascinated by the stars then please join us Wednesday, July 30th at 4:00pm in the Mono Lake Committee Theater & Gallery for an afternoon [...]

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