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Geology of the Mono Basin: Land of Fire & Ice (FULL)

2022 Geology Field Seminar Lottery Due to the overwhelming popularity of the Geology of the Mono Basin Field Seminar, this year we will be offering a lottery system for this seminar only. First-time registrants for this seminar will get priority; however, there will be a limited number of spots for past attendees as well. The lottery application will ask the following: Name (One lottery entry per person permitted, and lottery entries are not transferable)EmailGroup size (up to 4)Have you, or anyone in your group, attended the Geology of the Mono Basin Field Seminar in the past? The lottery will open…

$235 – $250
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Lundy Canyon Bird Walk

Join a naturalist-guide for a leisurely walk up Lundy Canyon, where the convergence of coniferous forest, sagebrush scrub, riparian woodlands, and open water offers a diverse list of bird species. Meet in front of Lundy Lake Resort (directions below). This guided, 1.5–2 hour walk is appropriate for all experience levels and age groups. Details Date: Saturdays at 8:00am Price: Free Additional information: Meet at the Lundy Lake Resort on Lundy Lake Road.From Highway 395 turn onto Lundy Lake Road (located 6.5 miles north of Lee Vining). Continue straight for 5 miles to the Lundy Lake Resort to meet the group. Tours…

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Mono Lake Canoe Tours

Discover bubbling springs, alkali flies, brine shrimp, underwater tufa towers, migrating birds, and crystalline waters, all from the unique vantage point of a canoe. Guided canoe tours provide a unique look into the ecology and geology of this high desert lake. No canoe experience is necessary and we provide all the equipment. Our experienced canoe guides will share with you some of Mono Lake's unusual natural history as well as the story about efforts to protect this nearly million-year-old lake. Advance reservations are required. Details Date: Saturdays and Sundays at 8:00am*, 9:30am*, and 11:00am* *These are tour departure times. You…

$20 – $35

Artist reception: Tom Killion’s High Sierra

Join artist Tom Killion for the closing reception of "Tom Killion's High Sierra" show in the gallery at the Mono Lake Committee Information Center & Bookstore. See a large selection of High Sierra prints, framed and unframed, meet the artist, and learn about his Japanese-style woodcut printmaking. Tom will be signing books and proceeds benefit the Mono Lake Committee. Select prints and an assortment of giclée reproductions are available for purchase. Portions of this event will take place outdoors; please come prepared. Details Date: Saturday, July 23, 2022, 4:30--6:30pm Location: Mono Lake Committee Information Center & Bookstore in Lee Vining…

Free
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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…