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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
  6379.1 ft

Mono Lake: A geography of hope

Mar 28, 2015

Two weeks ago, I was one of over 200 people who attended the Geography of Hope Conference in Point Reyes Station. Founded in 2008 by Point Reyes Books, the Geography of Hope Conference takes its name from Wallace Stegner’s famous quote, “We simply need that wild country available to us, even if we never do […]

Mono Basin Forest Service Visitor Center reopens

Mar 26, 2015

The Mono Basin National Forest Service Scenic Area Visitor Center will reopen for the year this Saturday, March 28. The Visitor Center is located north of Lee Vining out on the bluff overlooking Mono Lake and Lee Vining Creek. It’s the place to get permits, see the video Of Ice & Fire, and enjoy the […]

Are you ready for Mono Basin Bird Chautauqua registration?

Mar 25, 2015

April 15 is a big day at the Mono Lake Committee—it’s both tax day and also “Chautauqua day.” Every year on April 15 registration for the Mono Basin Bird Chautauqua begins at 6:30am sharp, and it’s always an exciting morning. As the birding festival continues to grow in popularity, even 14 years in, many field […]

Caltrans Hwy 395 rockfall project report #1

Mar 25, 2015

Caltrans has released the first road report for the Lee Vining Rockfall Safety Project on Highway 395 along Mono Lake just north of Lee Vining: Lee Vining Rockfall Safety project update #1 Updates are also posted regularly on Twitter and Facebook. Click here for project background. Text from the official update is below. Lee Vining Rockfall Safety Project Project […]

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