California Reporting Project

Owens Lake: A marvel of engineering and an environmental disaster
‘Just add water and stir’ — Owens Lake shows Utahns that even when salty lakes hit their lowest point, they can recover
A dusty tale in California and words of wisdom for Utah as the Great Salt Lake shrinks
California salt lakes offer warnings signs and hope for Great Salt Lake
Can the Great Salt Lake and its dust pollution derail Utah military operations? Officials look for answers.
Five things to know about Mono Lake
Five things to know about Owens Lake
Hope for Owens and why the Great Salt Lake presents a challenge beyond Mono and Owens
Mono Lake and a possible roadmap to secure GSL's right to exist
Pitfalls and possibilities: A video introduction to the project
The Great Salt Lake isn’t just for the birds — it’s part of a water network that ties Utah to the rest of the West and the world
The memory of Great Salt Lake runs deep, even if the water doesn’t
The people living near Owens Lake endured decades of toxic dust. Here’s why they stayed.
The public trust doctrine prevented Mono Lake from drying up. Could it be used to save the Great Salt Lake?
The saline lakes of the Great Basin and why they are in trouble
To balance its competing needs, is it time to follow Mono Lake's lead and mandate an elevation for the Great Salt Lake?
What Utah can learn from the monumental effort to reduce dust at Owens Lake
When it comes to saving terminal lakes like the Great Salt Lake, understanding every drop in the watershed matters
Why isn't the state monitoring Great Salt Lake's dust?