The group meets ranger Dave Marquart at the Mono Lake South Tufa State Park.
Dave gives an overview of Mono Basin ecology.
And the amazing Mono Lake tufa towers.
The group tries a taste of the salty waters of Mono Lake.
Ranger Dave gives some background on the unusual chemistry of Mono Lake waters.
Teresa does a little water chemistry experiment to create her own tufa tower.
Teresa and Jensen chase alkali flies
Jensen bravely tries the taste of an alkali fly larva.
Mariela loves the taste!
Checking out the brine shrimp.
Dave shares stories of the birds at Mono Lake.
The hot spring on the flank of Mono Lake
Geoff McQuilkin from the Mono Lake Committee shows the engineering arrangement at the Lee Vining Creek diversion channel.
Geoff McQuilkin at the Grant Lake dam and Rush Creek diversion site.
Geoff McQuilkin, director of the Mono Lake committee shares his perspective on the Mono Lake water history.
Volunteer coordinators Eric and Lynnette discuss the tree watering and invasive species removal process.
Izzat waters a baby cottonwood tree.
Mariela tries her hand at tree watering.
And... Lucas gets in on the action.
Three bumps on a log--Teresa, Liz, and Grace.
Kelly captures an invasive seed pod.
Lucas tears the invasives, limb from limb!
Katie and Jensen share some thoughts by the shores of Rush Creek.
Oh no, more grading!!!