Mono Lake News


Los Angeles Times
Paddle the strange, saline waters of ancient Mono Lake. And keep an eye out for little critters
Los Angeles Times
In the water are legions of brine shrimp, fingernail-sized creatures that float at all depths. Protruding from the water are the tufa towers, which look like irradiated anthills but are really calcium-carbonate mounds formed by interaction of ...

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Los Angeles Times
Tioga Pass, the busy back door to Yosemite, is finally cleared and is ...
Los Angeles Times
Tioga Pass, Yosemite's busy back door, will finally open to vehicles at 8 a.m. Thursday, a month later than usual. Bike riders and hikers can begin using the road ...
Tioga Pass to Open: Hello, SummerNBC Southern California

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Sacramento Bee
Heading to Yosemite on Highway 120' Tioga Road set to reopen on Thursday
Sacramento Bee
Highway 120 goes through Yosemite National Park to Mono Lake. Visitors should use caution since there may be dirt, debris and water on some sections of the road, according to a release from the National Park Service. The National Park Service also said ...
Tioga Pass in Yosemite opens Thursday | The Fresno BeeFresno Bee

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Sierra Wave
Climate-issues seminar Thursday in Lee Vining
Sierra Wave
Student scientists Caelen and Ellery McQuilkin will discuss the Dana Glacier and cold air pooling at Mono Lake. Mono Lake Committee present and past Executive Directors Geoff McQuilkin and Martha Davis will describe how Mono Lake is responding to ...

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CT Post
Flamingos, jellies the hot ticket at Maritime Aquarium
CT Post
And just so you know, flamingos get their pink color from eating so much shrimp; it is the beta carotene in brine shrimp that turns the flamingos' feathers pink. (It's the same chemical that turns carrots orange.) Sigworth said the ones on display 'are ...

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Los Angeles Times
Once teetering, Mono Lake is revived by heavy rains, snow
Los Angeles Times
Striding along a boardwalk with panoramic views of the lake famous for its craggy tufa formations and one of California's longest-running environmental dilemmas, Geoffrey McQuilkin, executive director of the Mono Lake Committee, a nonprofit group ...
California's Drought-Ravaged Lakes Are Being Rapidly Revived by Weeks of RainKTLA
California - United States Drought Monitor > Home > State Drought Monitor - University of Nebraska'LincolnUnited States Drought Monitor > Home > State Drought Monitor - University of Nebraska'Lincoln

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San Diego Reader
Eastern Sierra trout can go at it again
San Diego Reader
#After six years of stocking non-breeding trout, next spring the state Department of Fish and Wildlife will begin raising and stocking little breeders in the Owens River and Mono Lake basins. #Stopped in 2011, lawsuits against department claimed brood ...

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Los Angeles Times
Rising water levels at Mono Lake
Los Angeles Times
Recent storms and increased snowpack have contributed to rising water levels at Mono Lake. (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times). Copyright 2017, Los Angeles Times · Weeks of rain are rapidly reviving California's drought-ravaged lakes ...

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Popular Science
Climate change will mean more rain for some'and none for others
Popular Science
Today, as the increase in fossil CO2 warms the Northern Hemisphere faster than the Southern Hemisphere, the moisture that normally feeds the Sierra Nevada is being routed farther to the north. As a consequence, the level of Mono Lake has dropped.

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KABC-TV
LA eyes Mono Lake water levels near Yosemite National Park
KABC-TV
Los Angeles is eyeing water levels at Mono Lake near Yosemite National Park as it could help its future water supply. (KABC). KABC. By Rob McMillan. Wednesday, January 18, 2017. MONO LAKE, Calif. (KABC) --. There's no place in California quite like ...

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