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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
  6379.0 ft

Tonight! Wild & Scenic Film Festival, Los Angeles

Mar 05, 2015

Tickets are selling like hotcakes for tonight’s Wild & Scenic Film Festival, Los Angeles. Can you join us? We hope so! What: Wild & Scenic Film Festival, Los Angeles—six new outdoor and adventure films plus a live Mighty Wurlitzer show. Where: Old Town Music Hall, El Segundo, 140 Richardson Street, El Segundo. Free parking in the big lot […]

L. Wren Walraven’s art on display in the Mono Lake Committee gallery

Mar 04, 2015

One of the best parts of my job happens biannually when the Mono Lake Committee gallery changes over from one artist to the next. We are so lucky to have a wealth of talented artists willing to exhibit and sell their work here. Moira Donohoe’s paintings received high praise from both visitors and staff alike these […]

Only slight improvement in Mono Basin snowpack in February

Mar 03, 2015

The March 1st snow surveys in the Mono Basin were completed on February 25th, and measured 33% of average snow water content. Even though the snowpack doubled in February, this is only a slight improvement over the February 1st surveys, which found only 23% of average snow water content at the five snow courses where […]

Winter & Spring 2015 Mono Lake Newsletter now available online

Mar 01, 2015

We were talking about the dropping level of Mono Lake. Geoff was at his desk, Lisa was perched in her regular spot on the blue steps, Bartshe was leaning on the door jamb, Jess and Elin were on folding chairs, and Greg and I were on the speaker phone delicately balanced on a small stool—all within the space of […]

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