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.

New York Times article features Mono Lake

Did you catch the New York Times article that featured our very own Mono Lake?

Dr. Scott Stine’s work at Mono Lake, studying old, tufa-encased tree stumps contributed to the understanding of past “megadroughts” in California. Trees once grew along the shores of an ancient, lower Mono Lake. The last 150 years, especially the end of the 20th Century, was much wetter than normal when looking back through the climate of recent centuries.

New York Times: In California, a Wet Era May Be Ending