If you are interested in learning more about the recent Red tide and the bioluminescent effect, there is a virtual lecture tonight (Tuesday) at 7:00pm. This lecture is sponsored through the San Diego Natural History Museum. Dr. Michael Latz of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego studies this spectacular phenomenon. In this short Zoom talk, he’ll touch on the mechanism behind this strange … Continue reading Virtual Nat Chat: The Bioluminescent Red Tide of 2020
Perhaps we have been quarantined too long, or bored, or hungry, or just going crazy. While viewing some of the recent statistics on the VIP Voice, we saw the following under the top search parameters. Needless to say we were a little concerned when we saw these search items. We started to wonder what the VIPs were thinking about. But don’t worry. After more investigation … Continue reading Random Observations and Thoughts
Thank you to everyone who was able to attend yesterday’s virtual presentation, “Fungi Rule the World!” As promised, we are posting the recording of this presentation featuring Cabrillo National Monument’s Chief of Resources Linh Anh Cat, PhD. We hope you enjoy learning about the world of fungi! Fungi Rule the World! Continue reading Fungi Rule the World!
Setareh Nouriboshehri, Community Volunteer Ambassador (CVA) It’s VIP Spotlight Monday! Today, we get to hear from VIP Violette, who serves the park through the Conservation & Environmental Steward Apprentice Program (CESAP for short). We first met Violette through the park’s EcoLogik Project Summer Program, which provides an experience for young women (ages 9-16) who have a passion for the natural and technical sciences. Since then, … Continue reading VIP Spotlight – Violette
Enjoy the latest photos from Pauline and as we mentioned yesterday, you will see some incredible photos of one of the foxes in the park. Pauline said it was very curious. Thank you Pauline for all the photos. We have created a page with all of the photos that have been taken during this coronavirus shutdown. You can find it under the media menu. Here … Continue reading A Walk in the Park – May 9, 2020
Happy Mother’s Day! Here are a few photos from Weed Warrior VIP Liz showing the agave in front of the Visitor Center sign. The others show the Bush mallow in full bloom. As we have been seeing, the plant life is doing quite well at Cabrillo. Safety tip: As we start to slowly come back to the park, remember what Lonie told us on the … Continue reading Spring is in the Air