Category: Protection

Wild horses further impact South Tufa at Mono Lake

Last winter wild horses overwintered along the south shore of Mono Lake throughout South Tufa and Navy Beach. Record winter snow and poconip fog dramatically reduced public access and between 30 and 200 horses lingered in the area until spring.…

California Gulls: If not Mono Lake, where?

The California Gull (Larus californicus), the iconic gull species at Mono Lake and the state bird of Utah, is in trouble. These soaring and gregarious birds have nested in large numbers for millennia at Mono and Great Salt Lake, returning…

A strong call for raising Mono Lake at State Water Board workshop

Update: Workshop video recording now available online Click the video timestamp below to watch the coresponding section of the workshop on YouTube. 00:00:00 Introduction 00:19:35 Decision 1631, State Water Resources Control Board Staff 00:32:40 Mono Lake Committee Presentation 00:52:25 California…