Mono Lake Tufa State Reserve


Mono Lake Tufa State Reserve
Mono Lake Tufa State Reserve
Mono Lake's "South Tufa" area

The Mono Lake Tufa State Reserve is located near Yosemite National Park within Mono County, in eastern California. It was established in 1981[1] by the California State Legislature, to preserve the natural limestone "tufa tower" formations at Mono Lake.[2]

Contents

Access

California State Park Rangers were charged with conducting interpretive talks and tours along the shores of Mono Lake, as well as protecting the resources. In 1984 the Federal Government designated surrounding lands as the Mono Basin National Forest Scenic Area.[3][4] Since that time visitor services have been offered as a cooperative effort between these two agencies, as well as the Mono Lake Committee.[5]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Tufa Towers: Mono's Magnificent Monuments". About Mono Lake. Mono Lake Committee. http://www.monolake.org/about/geotufa. Retrieved 2009-12-11. 
  2. ^ California State Parks Official site
  3. ^ [http://www.fs.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsinternet/!ut/p/c4/04_SB8K8xLLM9MSSzPy8xBz9CP0os3gjAwhwtDDw9_AI8zPyhQoY6BdkOyoCAGixyPg!/?navtype=BROW SEBYSUBJECT&cid=stelprdb5129903&navid=100000000000000&pnavid=null&ss=110504&position=Not%2520Yet%2520Determined.Html&ttype=detail&pname=Inyo%2520National%2520Forest-%2520Special%2520Places INF: Mono Basin Scenic Area] . accessed 12.2.2010
  4. ^ "Mono Basin National Forest Scenic Area 25th Anniversary Commemoration and “Mono Lake Trail” Ribbon Cutting". United States Forest Service. http://www.fs.fed.us/r5/inyo/news/2009/09/pdfs. Retrieved 2009-12-11. 
  5. ^ Mono Lake Committee . accessed 12.2.2010

External links

Coordinates: 37°56′43″N 119°2′8″W / 37.94528°N 119.03556°W / 37.94528; -119.03556




Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Mono Lake — Landsat image of Mono Lake Location Mono County, California …   Wikipedia

  • Mono Lake — Der Mono Lake 2008 Geographische Lage Kalifornien, USA Zuflüsse Rush Creek, Lee Vining Creek, Mill Creek, Wilson Creek …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Montgomery Woods State Reserve — Redwood grove at Montgomery Woods Montgomery Woods State Reserve is a 1,145 acre (5 km2) state owned park located in the Coastal Range in Mendocino County, California, United States. The Reserve occupies the headwaters of Montgomery Creek, a …   Wikipedia

  • Mono Basin National Scenic Area — Mono Lake viewed from the summit of Mount Dana. The …   Wikipedia

  • Mono Mills Junction, California — Mono Mills Junction   Location   Nickname(s): Benton Junction …   Wikipedia

  • Mono County, California — Coordinates: 37°55′N 118°52′W / 37.917°N 118.867°W / 37.917; 118.867 …   Wikipedia

  • State Parks in Kalifornien — Dies ist die Liste der State Parks im US Bundesstaat Kalifornien. Im Juni 2009 gab es in Kalifornien 279 State Parks deren Unterhalt sich auf 143 Millionen US Dollar beläuft. 2008 konnten 80 Millionen State Park Besucher gezählt werden, die ein… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • List of California state parks — This is a list of parks and reserves in the California State Park system.Jump to: External linksA*Admiral William Standley State Recreation Area *Ahjumawi Lava Springs State Park *Albany State Marine Reserve *Anderson Marsh State Historic Park… …   Wikipedia

  • Motte Rimrock Reserve — The Motte Rimrock Reserve, a unit of the University of California Natural Reserve System affiliated with the University of California, Riverside, is an ecological reserve and biological field station located on a small plateau overlooking the… …   Wikipedia

  • North Table Mountain Ecological Reserve — IUCN Category IV (Habitat/Species Management Area) …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.