This post was written by Morgan, 2009 Project Specialist.
Are you concerned about the effects of climate change in California’s Eastern Sierra? This is your chance to participate in the 350.org International Day of Climate Action!
On Saturday, October 24, 2009 the Mono Lake Committee is participating in this international grassroots campaign dedicated to … more »
What’s special about the Sierra Nevada? And what are people doing to keep it that way? Here’s your chance to tell your story and share your knowledge and experiences with residents and visitors of the Sierra Nevada region: the Sierra Nevada Geotourism MapGuide.
The National Geographic Society has partnered with the Sierra Nevada Conservancy and Sierra Business Council to capture the history and heritage of the Sierra Nevada Region in order to create an interactive Web site and print map. History buffs and adventurers, backpackers and foodies, birders and sightseers can discover unique destinations based on recommendations from those who know best—residents of and those who love the Sierra Nevada.
Fall is here, and Lee Vining is still bustling, especially on weekends. Restaurants are closing, visitor center hours are shortening, and weekend South Tufa tours (at 1pm) are ending for the season on October 18th.
The seasons changed a week ago, with an abrupt end to the 80-degree weather. Another storm … more »
Our new and improved web store is now available from any page on our website! Just click on the main heading “store” and then on “shop online.”
We aim to ship within two business days to our US customers. For express or international shipping prices please contact Bookstore Manager Duncan at (760) 647-6595 or by email.
This Mono-logue post comes to you from Intern Claire Skinner.
Fall is a magical time in the Mono Basin—sunny days, crisp weather, and lots of fall color. Lundy Canyon and the June Lake Loop are wonderful places to watch quaking aspens shedding their green for leaves of yellow, orange, and red.
It’s also the perfect time to discover the lovely Lee Vining Creek Trail—Lee Vining’s best kept secret! Aspens grow abundantly along … more »
In breaking news from Sacramento, Governor Schwarzenegger announced a plan today that would keep all state parks open, instead of the 100-park closure that seemed likely last week. This is great news for the Mono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve and Bodie State Historic Park!
We’ll keep you updated on the details that are surely forthcoming, but you can read the LA Times article and the Sacramento Bee article in the meantime. And this weekend, visit your favorite state park in celebration!
While not a guarantee for the Mono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve or Bodie State Historical Park, park supporters are now breathing a little easier.
Representatives for the Governor stepped away from the closure plan yesterday after … more »
In the news—San Francisco Chronicle: More time needed to decide which parks to close
If you’re in the Mono Lake area in the next few days, it’s worth your time to make a visit to Ellery Lake, up on Tioga Pass. The lake has been drawn down to a very low level because Southern California Edison is conducting maintenance on the hydropower intake structure. The result? Some lakebed surprises. … more »