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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

Registration open for 2015 Tioga Pass Run

May 03, 2015

Registration is now open for the 2015 Tioga Pass Run! Register before June 6 for the early-bird rate of $40. Entrance fees increase to $50 after that, and then to $60 on August 6 through race day. The race will be held on Sunday, September 13, and all proceeds from the run will benefit the […]

Seventh Andrea Lawrence Award Dinner honors Ted Schade, features Marcie Edwards

May 02, 2015

On April 24th┬ácommunity members, friends, and family of Andrea Mead Lawrence gathered at Mammoth Mountain’s┬áParallax 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 County Supervisor, […]

Tioga Pass will be opening on Monday, May 4 at 8:00am

May 01, 2015

It’s the news everyone has been waiting for: Tioga Pass will open on Monday, May 4 at 8:00am, allowing visitors to access Yosemite National Park from the eastern entrance. Though it’s a drought year, snow and icy conditions may still exist on hiking trails at higher elevations, so please be prepared for snowy conditions and […]

2015 will be the driest year on record, by far

Apr 29, 2015

October to March precipitation was 33% of average—driest on record for Lee Vining and third-driest on record for Cain Ranch. The April 1 snow surveys found only 14% of average snow water content in the Mono Basin after a warm March melted much of the already near-record-low snowpack. Based on precipitation, snowpack, and recent runoff, […]

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