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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
  6378.0 ft

This year, for Giving Tuesday at Mono Lake …

Dec 01, 2015

… we wanted to send out a happy snapshot and a quote from the writings of Mono Lake Committee Co-founder David Gaines. Totally honestly, we’re a bit on the fence about Giving Tuesday ourselves. Is it just hype? Another bit of chaos to add to the holiday season? Does it do any good? What we’re […]

Holiday shopping: Local gifts from the Mono Lake Committee

Nov 28, 2015

Season’s greetings from the Mono Lake Committee! This holiday season we have a variety of gifts that pertain to the local area or are made locally. Support local artists, businesses, and Mono Lake all at the same time with your purchases from the 2015 Fall catalog: – If You Were a Bear: Written by Dr. […]

Mono Lake Committee closed on Thanksgiving Day

Nov 25, 2015

The¬†Mono Lake Committee Information Center & Bookstore¬†will be closed tomorrow, Thanksgiving Day. On Friday we resume our regular hours—open 9:00am to 5:00pm every day. On Thanksgiving Day, we will be thankful for your faithful support, generous donations, views of our website, comments on our Mono-logue posts, visits to our Lee Vining headquarters, phone calls from […]

Steps for Snow at Mono Lake

Nov 24, 2015

Local families came out in force on a foggy morning to show support for climate progress at the Paris Summit and a future snowy Sierra and rising Mono Lake. Participants walked from Lee Vining down to the lake, heard speakers discuss climate issues, and learned what personal “steps” we can all take to use energy […]

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