Sunrise light on a grove of tufa towers emerging from the water of Mono Lake with soft green and dusty-red wild grasses in the foreground, Canada geese in the shallow water with reflections of the rocky towers, and desert hills in the distance.

NPR radio piece: Climate change and the Yosemite area

This National Public Radio piece from early October investigates the way climate change is forcing local animal species in the Yosemite area–including around Mono Lake–to move to higher territories.

We learned about in-depth studies on this at the recent climate conference in Bishop and there are alot of reasons to be concerned. The elevation distribution of pikas in particular has been studied extensively.

Hear it: NPR – In Yosemite, Scientists Find Species Movin’ On Up