Category: Protection

Mono Lake on the BBC

Last week Mono Lake’s story popped up online again, this time as a BBC Reel. The four-minute video describes the effort to save Mono Lake, led by the Mono Lake Kutzadika’a Tribe and the Mono Lake Committee. Click on the…

Happy Save Mono Lake Day, 29th anniversary edition

“Today, my friends, we’ve done the right thing. Today, we saved Mono Lake.”—Marc Del Piero, Chair of the State Water Resources Control Board, September 28, 1994 On September 28, 1994, the California State Water Resources Control Board issued Decision 1631,…

Mono Lake’s summer rise

It has been an exciting summer at Mono Lake as we’ve watched the lake rise before our eyes after a record-breaking snowy winter. We were amazed to see daily changes along the shoreline as the lake steadily rose. Check out…

Los Angeles Times opinion piece on Mono Lake

This morning the Los Angeles Times published an opinion piece entitled “A wet winter began to replenish Mono Lake. L.A. should let it be a lake again.” The opinion writer, Bruce Reznik, is the executive director of Los Angeles Waterkeeper;…

Mono Lake’s exciting rise may well disappear

DWP stream diversions will undo this year’s lake level gains unless State Water Board acts The incredibly wet winter of 2023 has us anticipating an exciting 5½-foot rise in Mono Lake’s level by fall. That gain will boost the lake…