8:30 AM08:30

June Lake Trails Day

Ring in summer in the high country with the ninth annual June Lake Trails Day!

Friends of the Inyo will meet you with coffee and breakfast at the June Lake Community Center at 8:30am on Saturday, June 23. How awesome is that?

After a fun morning of maintaining popular trails and picking up trash and fishing line around the lakes, the event will wrap up at 12:30 with lunch and prize giveaways including gear and gift certificates from local businesses. 

All ages welcome. Please wear work-appropriate clothing and closed-toed shoes, and bring water and sun protection.

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Annual Mono Lake Bird Chautauqua


Mono Basin Bird Chautauqua
June 15-17, 2018 in Lee Vining, CA
Register here: Mono Chautauqua

Wow! Love birds? Fantastic lectures and fields trips throughout the Mono Basin, pretty much all about birds. As of this writing (June 7, 2018), you can still register online for several different packages, but seats are filling up quickly. The Mono Basin Bird Chautauqua brings birders together to enhance appreciation and understanding of the Mono Basin's diverse and abundant bird life and to educate the public about this area's value to birds and people. The Sixteenth Annual Chautauqua offers over 90 field trips, workshops, and presentations with renowned bird guides, naturalists, and artists. Add live music and delicious food, and you've got yourself a fantastic long weekend in nature with friends! 
The Mono Basin Bird Chautauqua won a Mindful Birding Award in 2015 for adopting ethical birding guidelines and supporting conservation efforts for birds and their habitats. 


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1:00 PM13:00

The High Sierra Responds to a Changing Climate

Thursday, June 14, 2018 
Mono Basin Scenic Area Visitor Center Auditorium, Lee Vining

1 Visitor Center Road
1 to 5 PM | Open to the public | Free seminar
Sponsored by 350 Mono as a prequel to the Mono Basin Bird Chautauqua.  
How climate affects us all!
Learn about climate issues from local experts:
Connie Millar, Forest Service Scientist
Char Miller, Professor of Environmental Analysis, Pomona College
Joseph Lent, Cultural Coordinator, Bridgeport Indian Reservation
Geoff McQuilkin, Mono Lake Committee Executive Director
Ellery McQuilkin, Lee Vining Student Scientist

Find out more at Mono Climate Action

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Mono Basin Trails Day
9:00 AM09:00

Mono Basin Trails Day

  • Mono Lake Committee Visitor Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

What better way to kick off the Mono Basin Bird Chautauqua than to join Friends of the Inyo in helping to care for one of the Basin¹s premier birding locations? For this year's project we will work to repair a portion of the Lundy Canyon Trail that washed out in a mudslide this April.

Friends of the Inyo will provide gloves, trash bags, and tools. Please bring sunscreen, wear close-toed shoes and work-appropriate clothing, and be prepared for the elements.

No charge; all ages welcome. Meet at the Mono Lake Committee Visitor Center at 9am on Thursday, June 14.

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