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…

Happy Save Mono Lake Day!

September 28, 2022, marks the 28th anniversary of the State Water Resource Control Board’s Decision 1631, which set forth requirements for the sustainable protection of Mono Lake and its tributary streams and wetlands for future generations. Decision 1631 is widely…
Clear water flowing in a small creek with willows on the shore.

Finding hope in a changed world

After driving all day, I arrived at the Pumice Palace in Lee Vining just after sunset, and no one was home … in June 1995 … and in September 2021. In 1995, I was starting my summer internship with the…
Fall colors in the riparian coridor along Lee Vining Creek with Mono Lake in the distance.

State Water Board announces Order 2021-0086

The California State Water Resources Control Board has put out their official announcement of Order WR 2021-0086 EXEC. State Water Board approves new stream restoration measures for Mono Lake Basin New instream flow levels will benefit fish and wildlife SACRAMENTO…