Green grass with fluffy seed heads lines the shore of a lake, tufa formations are in the water offshore.

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The Mono Lake 2024–2025 lake level forecast report

Each spring the Mono Lake Committee’s team of Mono Basin modelers and hydrology experts uses the lake level on April 1 together with the Mono Basin snowpack numbers and similar-year hydrological statistical data to produce the Mono Lake Committee lake…

Summer 2024 Mono Lake Newsletter now online

If you visit Mono Lake this summer I know you’ll be captivated by its beauty—a huge blue lake in the desert, with tufa towers like castles along the shore and tall snowcapped mountains rising to the west. If you picked…

2024 Andrea Lawrence Award to Ryan Carle

On May 16th community members, friends, and family of Andrea Mead Lawrence gathered at Mammoth Mountain’s Parallax Restaurant to celebrate the annual presentation of the Andrea Lawrence Award celebrating passionate engagement with community and the land. This year the award…

Mono and Walker: Lakes with parallel streams of history

It’s an old story. A State Fisheries biologist is assigned to a remote area and begins patrolling and documenting the abundant fisheries there. He becomes concerned when upstream water diversions start to degrade the riparian ecosystems that he was assigned…

Will LA take more Mono Lake water?

Mono Lake Committee and diverse LA coalition call on Mayor Bass to not increase water exports this year Last year was notably wet, raising Mono Lake five feet—and creating a conundrum. Under rules written three decades ago, the lake’s rise…