Restoration

The 2022 Mono Lake level forecast

Each spring the Mono Lake Committee’s team of modelers and Mono Basin hydrology experts uses the lake level on April 1 together with the Mono Basin snowpack numbers and similar-year and other relevant hydrological statistical data to produce the Mono…

Setting stream restoration into motion

Mono Lake Committee and partners start implementing State Water Board Order 21-86 This winter Mono Lake Committee staff were even busier than usual, working to set Order 21-86 into motion to initiate an exciting new phase of restoration for Mono…
Mono Lake Committee staff reading the level of Mono Lake.

Mono’s low level makes LA Times front page

This morning Angelenos and Los Angeles Times readers around the world woke up and saw Mono Lake above the fold in an article with the headline, “Push to tame dust from lake.” The story is one that those following Mono…
Clear water flowing in a small creek with willows on the shore.

Finding hope in a changed world

After driving all day, I arrived at the Pumice Palace in Lee Vining just after sunset, and no one was home … in June 1995 … and in September 2021. In 1995, I was starting my summer internship with the…
Fall colors in the riparian coridor along Lee Vining Creek with Mono Lake in the distance.

State Water Board announces Order 2021-0086

The California State Water Resources Control Board has put out their official announcement of Order WR 2021-0086 EXEC. State Water Board approves new stream restoration measures for Mono Lake Basin New instream flow levels will benefit fish and wildlife SACRAMENTO…