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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
  6378.9 ft

Mono Lake Committee summer jobs posted

Dec 17, 2014

Are you interested in tufa towers and brine shrimp? Do you want to explore the beautiful mountains and high desert of the Eastern Sierra? Does working for a successful non-profit for the summer sound like fun? Well, we have the perfect job opportunity for you! The Mono Lake Committee’s summer 2015 seasonal jobs are now [...]

New reports and studies on the Mono Basin

Dec 16, 2014

In recent months, additional resources have been added to the Mono Basin Clearinghouse. They include: Legal resources such as links to the Mono at 20 Symposium webcast and resources, FERC licenses for the three Mono Basin hydropower projects. Reports and studies such as Long Valley Caldera 2003 through 2014: Overview of low level unrest in the [...]

Last call for purchasing Mono Lake Committee holiday gifts!

Dec 12, 2014

In 1860–61, the Pony Express was the fastest way to get mail to and from Lee Vining, California. It only took ten days for mail to travel from coast to coast at a gallop! Over 150 years later, mail travels much faster, but mail leaving Lee Vining still isn’t as speedy as mail from, say, [...]

Mono Lake at 20 symposium footage now online

Dec 11, 2014

If you weren’t able to attend the Mono Lake @ 20: Past, Present, Future symposium in Sacramento last month, you can now watch all the sessions online from the comfort of your own laptop. You can stream the video footage from the State Water Resources Control Board website. The symposium was a thoughtful and inspiring [...]

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