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880 acres permanently protected north of Mono Lake

The Wilderness Land Trust recently purchased 880 acres of land in the Bodie Hills, north of Mono Lake. The Mono Lake Committee is pleased to have collaborated in support of the successful acquisition. The Trust is working with the Bureau…

Join us from home for the 2022 Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Wild & Scenic Film Festival goes virtual Last year, we piloted our first entirely virtual Wild & Scenic Film Festival, a fundraiser for the Mono Basin Outdoor Education Center (OEC) and it was a smashing success. More than 600 people from across…
Tufa on the shore of Mono Lake with clouds in the distance.

Ringing in 2022: Enduring collaborations

This essay, written by Karen A. Hegtvedt, appears in the 2022 Mono Lake Calendar. Twenty-two (nonconsecutive) years of Mono Lake calendars sit on a shelf in the hallway closet. Over 264 visual reminders of the unique landscape of the Mono…
Seasonal staff with Mono Lake in the distance.

Now hiring for summer 2022

The Mono Lake Committee is ramping up for a big summer season in 2022, and we’re excited to announce that we’re hiring seasonal staff to help with our programming! Weekend canoe tours on Mono Lake will be back for 2022,…
Snow covered piñon pine with a snow dusted landscape with both of Mono Lake's islands in the distance.

Make a 2021 year-end donation now

Did you mail us a year-end credit card gift? The winter weather and three-day closure of Highway 395 have disrupted our mail delivery! If you recently sent a credit card gift through the mail, we may not receive your contribution…
Snow covered tufa on the shore of Mono Lake with a pink edged horizon.

Happy solstice from Mono Lake

Your support helps keep Mono Lake on the rise, its tributary streams flowing, and its surrounding lands protected. Thank you for being a part of protecting this special place. As we near the end of 2021 we would greatly appreciate your…
Male Evening Grosbeak perched on thin branches against a faded gray background.

Christmas Bird Counts coming up

If you like the holidays, birds, and know how to count, then the Christmas Bird Count (CBC) is for you! The 2021 CBC marks the 122nd year that the National Audubon Society has organized this international community science event. Every…