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Horse manure removal at South Tufa

Two work days in February at South Tufa and Navy Beach have helped clear the trails of stud piles (piles of horse manure) from the recent rapid and dramatic expansion of horse activity on the south shore of Mono Lake.…

Don’t miss the virtual Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Use promo code ADVENTURE25 to save 25% Our eleventh annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival is coming to a TV (or computer, or mobile device) near you! Join us from anywhere with an internet connection on Thursday, March 10, 2022…
A view from above looking at water

Eared Grebe research at Mono Lake

The Mono Lake Committee is dedicated to the restoration of Mono Lake and recognizes Eared Grebes as one of the bird species of special significance due to the species’ historical and current reliance on Mono Lake. Since 2008, the Mono Lake…
A group of people looking toward a creek with rock formations on the opposite bank.

2022 Field Seminar registration now open

Member registration rescheduled to February 17 Due to a scheduled power outage in Lee Vining on February 15, Mono Basin Field Seminar registration has been rescheduled. Registration will now begin for Mono Lake Committee members on Thursday, February 17, 2022…
Purple and white flowers dot a grassy slope looking down toward a distant lake and mountains with traces of snow.

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…
A mountain biker leans into a turn on a trail surrounded by green ferns.

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,…