More than a dozen dairies are within the old Tulare Lake bed

There are just about 1,700 dairies across California, most of them located in the Central Valley.

  • Tulare Lake's historical perimeter

  • Dairy locations

Sources: Tulare Lake bed perimeter comes from the Endangered Species Recovery Program; dairy locations from Vista-CA analysis in 2019.

Map: Jeremia Kimelman, CalMatters