Myths of California Water: Virtual Tour

Myth

Fully restoring native ecosystems is essential for the recovery of native species.

Reality

California’s ecosystems are irreversibly altered and constantly changing. We must find ways to restore native species within such altered ecosystems.

Topics Map

 
Mono Lake, CA.
Mono Basin elevation map
Mono Lake, CA.

Further Reading

  • Hanak, E., J. Lund, A. Dinar, B. Gray, R. Howitt, J. Mount, P. Moyle, Barton “Buzz” Thompson (2010), “Myths of California Water – Implications and Reality,” West-Northwest Journal of Environmental Law and Policy, Vol. 16, No. 1, Winter 2010.
  • Hart, J. 1996. Storm Over Mono: The Mono Lake Battle and the California Water Future. University of California Press. Los Angeles and Berkeley, CA.
  • Jackson, S.T., R.J. Hobbs. 2009. Ecological restoration in the light of ecological history. Science 325:567-568.