Wildland firefighters walking across rocky dry brush with flames and smoke rising against the backdrop of Mono Lake and the Sierra Nevada.

Prescribed fire on Mono Lake’s islet in the LA Times

Veteran Los Angeles Times reporter Louis Sahagun accompanied Mono Lake Committee staff and Inyo National Forest fire personnel to Twain Islet yesterday for the prescribed burn to restore California Gull habitat taken over by the invasive weed Bassia hyssopifolia. Check out Louis’ article here, and if you get the paper, watch for it in tomorrow’s Sunday edition!

Top photo by Robbie Di Paolo.