Category: Education

Experience Ambientalia: The exchange at Mono Lake 

After a year of planning, organizing, and fundraising, youth from Laguna Mar Chiquita and Mono Lake finally met each other and spent a week together at the Mono Basin Outdoor Education Center as part of the Experience Ambientalia program. Experience…

Experience Ambientalia celebrates World Wetlands Day

Earlier this month Lee Vining students participating in the Experience Ambientalia program celebrated World Wetlands Day. In partnership with the Mono Lake Committee, local high school teachers, and our colleagues at Laguna Mar Chiquita in northern Argentina, these students took…

February starts snowy at Mono Lake

This winter season started with the driest autumn since 2013, with no measurable snow in Lee Vining as of the New Year. Then it snowed a little in January, but as of the end of January Lee Vining still only…

Tall evergreen trees line the yellow coast of a blue lake, and patches of ice surround the surface under bright sunlight.

Singing ice on a Mono Basin freshwater lake

Editor’s note: This post was originally published on December 5, 2020. As winter ’23-’24 starts out cold and fairly dry, we’ve been enjoying more singing ice on local freshwater lakes, so we’re bringing back this post! Today’s Mono Lake Moment…

Experience Ambientalia celebrates World Migratory Bird Day

Lee Vining students participating in the Experience Ambientalia program celebrated World Migratory Bird Day on Sunday, October 15. In partnership with the Mono Lake Committee, DeChambeau Creek Foundation, Eastern Sierra Audubon Society, Inyo National Forest, Beaver’s Sporting Goods, local high…