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Community Service Role


Community Service

The Mono Lake Committee believes in environmental stewardship, including stewardship of our local Mono County community. Committee staff frequently donate time and expertise to make our community a better place. Here are a few local community programs that Committee staff and the organization have supported in recent years:

  • local Mono Lake Committee scholarship
  • Lee Vining town clean-up
  • Adopt-A-Highway clean-up
  • Adopt-A-Stream clean-up
  • computer and webpage technical assistance
  • Get Out The Vote
  • helping the local schools
  • Lee Vining Creek Trail construction, maintenance, and clean-up
  • Lee Vining Chamber of Commerce participation
  • Lee Vining Elementary School garden project
  • Lee Vining Volunteer Fire Department
  • local event participation
  • Mono Basin Regional Planning Advisory Committee
  • NOAA Cooperative Weather Observer
  • non-native plant removal
  • serving as Board members of various local and regional service organizations
  • team sport coaching
  • wilderness advocacy
  • wildlife rescue




Mission Statement

The Mono Lake Committee is a non-profit citizens' group dedicated to:

Protecting and restoring the Mono Basin ecosystem;

educating the public about Mono Lake and the impacts on the environment of excessive water use; and

promoting cooperative solutions that protect Mono Lake and meet real water needs without transferring environmental problems to other areas.


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The Mono Lake Committee is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.