This post was written by Ellie Neifeld, 2019 Mono Lake Intern.
Join us weekly this summer and fall for the Mono Lake Committee’s summer lecture series Refreshments with Refreshing ‘Ologists.
Talks occur at 4:00pm on Wednesdays in the Mono Lake Committee gallery (with the exception of September 10, which is a Tuesday). Scientists studying the Sierra and the Mono Basin will present their cutting-edge research for about an hour while the audience munches on snacks and sips beverages. Each presentation is followed by Q & A session. If you can attend, please register here for these free events!
August 7: Extent of the Last Glacial Maximum (Tioga) Glaciation in Yosemite and the Mono Basin with Yosemite National Park geologist Greg Stock
August 14: Dry Snow/Wet Snow Recipes for Unusual Avalanches: Avalanche Forecasting Challenges in a Changing Climate with hydrologist Sue Burak
August 21: From Mono Lake to Mar Chiquita: How Are Phalaropes Faring in the 21st Century? with scientist Ryan Carle
August 28: To be announced
September 4: From Chemistry to Community: Sage-Grouse Conservation Across the Sagebrush Sea with UC Davis PhD candidate Eric Tymstra
September 10: (Note: This talk is on a Tuesday) Water From Rock: Rock Glaciers as Un(der)-Explored Hydrologic Resevoirs and Climate Refugia with US Forest Service Senior Scientist Connie Millar