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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
  6378.2 ft

Reserve your seat at the Andrea Lawrence Award Dinner

Mar 27, 2017

Join the Mono Lake Committee in commemorating Andrea Lawrence and her continuing legacy with the presentation of the Andrea Lawrence Award celebrating passionate engagement in community and the land. This year the award will be presented to author Genny Smith, “The Naturalist Queen of the Eastern Sierra,” who was instrumental in stopping the Trans-Sierra Highway, […]

Your donation to protect Mono Lake’s gulls will be matched

Mar 23, 2017

If you haven’t yet donated to the Long Live the Gulls campaign, now is the moment—we have only five days left to reach our goal of $15,000. Plus, a generous anonymous donor called yesterday and will be matching all gifts, dollar for dollar, starting today through the end of the fundraiser on March 28, so […]

Sixteenth annual Mono Basin Bird Chautauqua

Mar 22, 2017

Get your binoculars ready for the sixteenth annual┬áMono Basin Bird Chautauqua, coming June 16–18, 2017! We hope you’ll be here to celebrate and support the rich diversity of bird life, the legacy of avian research, and the ongoing conservation efforts in the Eastern Sierra—all while having a darn good time. This year we are offering […]

Mono Lake likely to rise four feet over the next year

Mar 21, 2017

Last week the Los Angeles Department of Water & Power (DWP) released its preliminary runoff forecast based on record-breaking March 1st snow surveys: 195% of average runoff for the April 1, 2017 through March 31, 2018 runoff year. This volume of runoff is┬ávery similar to 1983, the wettest runoff year on record. Due to the […]

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