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Summer 2022 Mono Lake Newsletter now online

It felt like a grim spring here at Mono Lake. It was too dry. No snow to speak of in January, February, or March. Meager storms in April that barely dampened ground that had been drying out for months. It…

Winter & Spring 2022 Mono Lake Newsletter now online

Here at the Mono Lake Committee, we very much enjoy knowing detailed bits of obscure Mono Basin knowledge. Often these pieces of information are important, but they aren’t always particularly interesting, especially on their own. Some examples: In April 1983,…
Snow covered piñon pine with a snow dusted landscape with both of Mono Lake's islands in the distance.

Make a 2021 year-end donation now

Did you mail us a year-end credit card gift? The winter weather and three-day closure of Highway 395 have disrupted our mail delivery! If you recently sent a credit card gift through the mail, we may not receive your contribution…
Snow covered tufa on the shore of Mono Lake with a pink edged horizon.

Happy solstice from Mono Lake

Your support helps keep Mono Lake on the rise, its tributary streams flowing, and its surrounding lands protected. Thank you for being a part of protecting this special place. As we near the end of 2021 we would greatly appreciate your…
Sunrise glowing on the horizon beyond a snow covered landscape with Mill Creek in the foreground and Mono Lake in the distance.

A record-breaking Giving Tuesday for Mono Lake

This year for Giving Tuesday, a longtime Committee member named Joan wanted to inspire fellow Mono Lake lovers to give an extra gift and generously offered to match all funds raised for Giving Tuesday, dollar for dollar, up to $30,000.…
Mono Lake Committee staff in 2021 in the sagebrush sea.

We are thankful for all of you who love Mono Lake

We here at the Mono Lake Committee are so thankful for your support and your love for Mono Lake. Because of members and supporters like you, we’re able to work every single day on behalf of this unique and inspiring place. You make…
Sunrise glowing on the horizon beyond a snow covered landscape with Mill Creek in the foreground and Mono Lake in the distance.

Donate for Giving Tuesday

Update: You did it! $30,000 matched for Mono Lake We have met our $30,000 match goal for Giving Tuesday! Thank you so much to everyone who helped us achieve this incredible milestone. You can still help us make this a…
Glassy surface of Mono Lake with tufa reflecting and clouds in the sky.

2021 Mono Lake Committee Annual Report

The Mono Lake Committee’s 2021 Annual Report is now available online and in print! The report is full of photos of the Mono Lake Committee in action in our focus areas of protection, restoration, education, and scientific research. It also has the Committee’s audited financial information for…
Yellow fall colored aspen trees along a creek.

Fall 2021 Mono Lake Newsletter now online

All the dictionary definitions of “restoration” apply to the State Water Board’s new Order 2021-86, which you’ll read about in the pages of this Newsletter. My favorite definition is “restitution of something taken away or lost.” Restoration work began in…