Green grass with fluffy seed heads lines the shore of a lake, tufa formations are in the water offshore.

Field Seminars

Learn pastel painting at Mono Lake

There are a few spaces left in the upcoming field seminar Capturing the Mono Basin in Pastel. If you’ve ever wanted to get outside at Mono Lake and learn pastel painting with a fantastic teacher, this is your chance to…
A group of people looking toward a creek with rock formations on the opposite bank.

2022 Field Seminar registration now open

Member registration rescheduled to February 17 Due to a scheduled power outage in Lee Vining on February 15, Mono Basin Field Seminar registration has been rescheduled. Registration will now begin for Mono Lake Committee members on Thursday, February 17, 2022…
A group of several birders stand in the shrubbery along mono shore. Some look through binoculars towards the water.

Announcing the 2021 Field Seminars

The Mono Lake Committee’s 2021 Field Seminars are now online! This year we’re offering a slimmed-down seminar season due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Join us to get back into the field and learn about these natural history topics: Mono…
A woman on the shore of Mono Lake looking through a spotting scope out over the water with tufa towers in the background.

Registration open for spring virtual seminars

Are you interested in learning more about birds? Join me, the Mono Lake Committee’s Lead Naturalist Guide, on one or more virtual seminars that explore the important basic topics of ornithology, the study of birds, in our new virtual seminar…
Five people standing in a grassy field adjacent to Mono Lake looking out toward the lake with binoculars at birds flying in the sky and the Sierra Nevada in the distance.

Coming this spring: Virtual seminars

The Field Seminar team is excited to present a selection of virtual seminars coming up this spring. Join me, the Mono Lake Committee’s Lead Naturalist Guide, to learn about the essentials of ornithology (the study of birds) from the comfort of your own…