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



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Mono Lake County Park Bird Walk

Join a naturalist-guide for an easy stroll through a variety of habitats including wetlands, willows, sagebrush scrub, and cottonwood trees. This location provides excellent opportunities for birding and general sightseeing. Meet at the County Park parking lot (directions below). This guided, 1.5–2 hour walk is appropriate for all experience levels and age groups. Advance reservations are recommended. Details Date: Fridays at 8:00am Price: Free. Additional information: Meet at the Mono Lake County Park parking lot.Tours are free, but reservations are encouraged to secure your spot.Please bring binoculars if you have them. Some binoculars will also be available to borrow. Frequently…

Mono Basin Natural History: Aquatic & Terrestrial Habitats (canceled)

The Mono Basin is one of the most diverse ecosystems on the continent; this field seminar will be an overview of the varied habitats that are found here. We will enjoy the rich diversity of mammals, butterflies, wildflowers, trees, and other plants as we explore the Mono Basin, and a major focus of this seminar will be the identification and ecology of birds that breed here. A guided canoeing exploration of Mono’s south shore is included in this class. Details Date: July 8--10, 2022 Instructor: David Wimpfheimer Price: $270 for members / $285 for the public Registration: Begins February 17,…

$270 – $285

Mono Lake South Tufa Tour

Join a naturalist-guide for a walk among strange tufa towers, bubbling springs, birds, wildlife, brine shrimp, and the behind-the-scenes story of the most unusual lake in California. This guided, one-hour walk includes hands-on activities, and an overview of the human and natural history of Mono Lake appropriate for all age levels. Advance reservations are recommended. Details Date: Daily in summer at 6:00pm Price: Tours are free, but there is a $3 per person entrance fee to the South Tufa Area. Additional information: Meet at the kiosk at the South Tufa parking lot.Tours are free, but reservations are recommended to secure…