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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
  6378.2 ft

Summer 2016 Mono Lake Newsletter now online

May 25, 2016

A full moon canoe tour on Mono Lake should be on your bucket list. There’s nothing like it. With the cool salty air off the water, the moonglade, the tufa towers even more otherworldly, birds and bats skirting through the quiet open sky—it’s like floating in the middle of a giant unbelievable black and white […]

Memorial Day weekend hours at the Mono Lake Committee Information Center & Bookstore

May 24, 2016

Spring and California Gulls are in the air, and the Mono Lake Committee Information Center &¬†Bookstore will be extending its hours for Memorial Day weekend. From Friday, May 27 to Monday, May 30 we will be open from 8:00am to 6:00pm to accommodate holiday travelers. We will return to our normal hours (9:00am–5:00pm) on Tuesday, […]

Native plant conditions at Mill Creek improve

May 23, 2016

On May 18, 2015 I wanted to assess the types and quantities of invasive plants that were present at Mill Creek. Melilotus albus (sweet clover) was quickly identified as the most prolific and abundant invasive plant species present along Mill Creek, which I documented with GPS points and photos. With the help of volunteers and […]

2016 Andrea Lawrence Award presented to Dan & Leslie Dawson

May 21, 2016

On May 13th community members, friends, and family of Andrea Mead Lawrence gathered at Mammoth Mountain’s Parallax Restaurant to commemorate Andrea’s life and those who embody her spirit of community and conservationism through the presentation of the Andrea Lawrence Award. Andrea was a visionary environmental leader, two-time Olympic gold medalist, mother of five, 16-year Mono […]

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