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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
  6379.9 ft

There’s still time to register for the Tioga Pass Run….

Aug 28, 2014

Calling all runners and walkers! It’s not too late to register for the 34th annual Tioga Pass Run, taking place on Sunday, September 7. Come join our outdoor-loving community of runners and walkers by participating in this year’s run. The Tioga Pass Run is the longest continuously-occurring race in the Eastern Sierra—every year since 1980—and [...]

Artist’s reception at the Mono Lake Committee on August 30

Aug 27, 2014

  Mark your calendar, clear the date, and get excited! This coming Saturday, August 30, from 4:00pm to 7:00pm, is the artist’s reception for Moira Donohoe at the Mono Lake Committee gallery. Please join us for a casual reception where you can meet Moira and view her amazing paintings while enjoying light refreshments. We hope [...]

Lessons the Mono Basin taught me

Aug 23, 2014

With the fall collegiate semester fast approaching, the time is coming for me to bid an all-too-soon farewell to the astounding Mono Basin and State of California and head back to the rolling plains of Iowa. After completing my first Mono-logue post, which narrated the unlikely path I took to the Eastern Sierra, I intended [...]

Summer thunderstorms give Mono Lake and its tributaries a drink—and a break

Aug 21, 2014

We were expecting the worst for streamflows this summer. Runoff at 48% of average this year—as forecasted in April, and even lower than the last two dry years—would make 2014 the driest year of the last three, adding up to the three driest consecutive years on record for runoff in the Mono Basin. But then [...]

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