A close up of yellow wildflowers overlooking the teal waters of Mono Lake on a cloudy day.

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Glassy lake in front of Sierra Nevada with tufa towers reflecting in the morning light with one point of reflection in the lake from a mirror on a hill above.

Poorly planned Tioga Inn project returns next week

The Mono County Board of Supervisors will hold their fourth public hearing on the Tioga Inn project on Tuesday, April 20 at 1:00pm. The project remains unchanged from the version that was considered at the last hearing in December 2020.…
2 people sit in a small gray motor boat on the still, dark green water. On the right side of the boat, fence posts stick up out of the water.

Original coyote fence removed at Mono Lake

In late August last year, California State Parks and the Mono Lake Committee joined forces to remove the remains of the 1980s-era coyote fence that once protected Negit Island’s nesting California Gull colony. Taking advantage of the low lake level,…
5 horses with riders walk through a light green field which stretches far into the distant mountains.

Court rules in favor of Keep Long Valley Green

The Keep Long Valley Green coalition, which the Mono Lake Committee helps to advise, recently won a victory in the courtroom against the Los Angeles Department of Water & Power. See the full press release below and the Los Angeles…
A few small houses sit in a dry green and yellow sagebrush field with a blue lake, dark mountains and a cloudy sky in the background.

December 15: Final Tioga Inn hearing & decision

There will be yet another, and final, Mono County Board of Supervisors special meeting on the Tioga Inn project, and it has been scheduled for Tuesday, December 15 at 12:30pm. Two months ago, at an October 14 hearing, the Board…
Trees and shrubbery colored light and dark green line the hills in the foreground, and rocky dark blue and snowcapped mountains are peaking out behind them.

Tioga Inn’s rough road, final approval vote delayed

On October 14, the Mono County Board of Supervisors certified the Tioga Inn Final Subsequent Environmental Impact Report (FSEIR) by a vote of 3–1. However, the Supervisors did not vote to approve the Tioga Inn project and override its significant…