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Deepen your knowledge and understanding of the Mono Basin on a field seminar. Please note, all field seminars are currently canceled due to COVID-19.
Learn more on a field seminar
Through a combination of field excursions and classroom presentations, field seminars emphasize a spirit of learning and camaraderie in a magnificent outdoor setting at a reasonable cost. Instructors are experts in their fields and include scientists, naturalists, and acclaimed photographers, writers, historians, and artists.
How to sign up: Registration opens on February 1 each year for Mono Lake Committee members and March 1 for the general public. When registration is open, sign up buttons will appear on this page. You can also call (760) 647-6595 to register.
Schedule: A schedule of all field seminars, including itineraries for each, will be posted about two weeks prior to registration.
Pets: No pets are allowed on any seminars. Please find boarding accommodations for your pets or leave them at home; do not leave pets in your car during seminars.
Cancellation policy: If you cancel three weeks prior to the seminar start date, we will refund your payment (less a $15 processing fee per person per seminar). No refunds can be issued for any reason if cancellation is within three weeks of the seminar date, but tuition can be applied to another seminar within one calendar year of your cancellation date. If you cancel within one week of the seminar start date, no credits can be issued for any reason.
Frequently asked questions
All Field Seminars operate under permits from the Inyo National Forest and California State Park system.
Top photo courtesy of Bob Yates.