Hoar frost clings to pine needles on a branch that holds a now open cone.

Events

Getting Mono Lake to rise

Answers to common questions we’re hearing about the low lake From the shore of Mono Lake to the streets of Los Angeles, the Committee had a busy summer answering questions about the current low lake level, its causes, and what…

Looking toward the future State Water Board hearing

Purpose: Raise Mono Lake to the Public Trust lake level of 6392 feet With Mono Lake painfully low, talk has been frequent in recent months about the California State Water Resources Control Board’s future hearing on the matter. A hearing…
Mono Lake Committee staff reading the level of Mono Lake.

Mono’s low level makes LA Times front page

This morning Angelenos and Los Angeles Times readers around the world woke up and saw Mono Lake above the fold in an article with the headline, “Push to tame dust from lake.” The story is one that those following Mono…
Windblown dust on the north shore of Mono Lake in the distance, the town of Lee Vining is in the foreground.

Mono Lake not rising on schedule

Low lake vulnerable to drought & climate change; rule changes needed to accomplish lake protection On a warm fall day in 1994, I walked into the state capitol building alongside a crowd of Mono Lake advocates. We assembled in a…