Category: Stories

Category Stories

Dean William Taylor, 1948-2020

California lost an extraordinary botanist recently. Dean was known for his Flora of Yosemite Sierra, and was working on an update of A Flora of the White Mountains. David Gaines and I met Dean when students at UC Davis in…

Ringing in 2021: Stories may save us yet

This essay, written by Kristine Zeigler, appears in the 2021 Mono Lake Calendar. Please, stop what you’re doing and hop in. I am going to take you to Mono Lake, one of North America’s oldest lakes, transporting you with my words…
Great Basin Spadefoot Toad with dark spots on light tan skin sitting in some rocks and grass.

Hanno pa’mogo miahoo? Where have the frogs gone?

Editor’s note: Joseph Lent, a Native descendant of the Bridgeport and the Mono Basin Paiute people, is the author of this post. He originally wrote it for the Mono Basin Historical Society; it is published here with permission. Kootsavi-gwaytu; the…