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From the ES Audubon Society website - Red-necked Phalaropes at Owens Lake
Photo by Michael Prather

Owens Lake Bird Festival gears up for second event

Press release Lone Pine, CA – The 2nd Owens Lake Bird Festival offers tremendous opportunities to celebrate migrating shorebirds and highlight the significance of the Owens Lake story and the return of a threatened habitat. Owens Lake, designated as an Important Bird Area (IBA) by the National Audubon Society, offers world-class wildlife viewing in the […]

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American Avocets - Owens Lake - by Gail Klett

Owens Valley Bird Festival flying in April

– Press release Lone Pine, CA – Each year in spring and fall Owens Lake, at the terminus of the Owens River near Lone Pine, CA, supports hundreds of thousands of shorebirds during their annual migrations between continents. Dried by drastic diversions to bring water to the people of Los Angeles, today dust mitigation and […]

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Sam Roberts

Two new board members for Friends of the Inyo

– Press release Friends of the Inyo, a non profit organization dedicated to the preservation, exploration, and stewardship of the region’s public lands, recently welcomed Barbara Kelley of Bishop and Sam Roberts of Mammoth Lakes to its Board of Directors. “Friends of the Inyo is thrilled to welcome Sam and Barbara to the Board. Their experience and […]

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Trail and road barriers spark summer angst

Some angry Inyo-Mono people now privately say they see a “sage brush rebellion” about to erupt.  It’s all about back country road closures under what’s called the Inyo National Forest 2009 Motorized Travel Management decision. ( See Forest Service Implementation Plan below story.) Callers to the newsroom told us some people are removing road barriers […]

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More closed sessions over MLLA

The Mammoth Town Council will hold more closed sessions on the continuing negotiations with Mammoth Lakes Land Acquisition over the $42 million court judgment debt. In a special meeting scheduled for 1:30 pm Wednesday, the Council’s only item is a closed session on MLLA matters.  Last week the Council also met in a special closed […]

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