The Octopus Teacher

TPERP Rex called to our attention this documentary on Netflix. If you get Netflix and want to learn more about the octopus, this is defintely worth watching. A filmmaker forges an unusual friendship with an octopus living in a South African kelp forest, learning as the animal shares the mysteries of her world. You can find more information from IDMB. (www.imdb.com/title/tt12888462/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0) Continue reading The Octopus Teacher

Lighthouse at night lit up with purple and gold with slideshow displayed on side of building.

Forward into Light Revisited

For those of you who were unable to attend the Forward into Light event celebrating the centennial of the 19th amendment, we have brought the event to you. The event was well received at the park occurring over four nights. Ranger Julieanne put together a slideshow which was shown during the event on the side of the lighthouse. We are providing that slideshow as a … Continue reading Forward into Light Revisited

Equipment used for science field work on a green background. Equipment includes an NPS Ranger shirt, hat, sunglasses, boot, binoculars, radio, field guides and knife.

Cabrillo Field Notes – Adaptation During a Global Pandemic

ad·ap·ta·tion (noun) – the action or process of change by which an organism or species becomes better suited to its environment.  How do you adapt to change, to stress, and to a global pandemic? Just like everyone else, we at Cabrillo National Monument have had to adapt quickly to these unprecedented times. One of the ways we’ve done so is how we communicate science to the public. … Continue reading Cabrillo Field Notes – Adaptation During a Global Pandemic