People walking along rocky shore adjacent to sandstone cliffs

Cabrillo’s Tidepools Made the Top Ten List

According to treehugger.com, our rocky intertidal made the top 10 list of beaches in North America for exploring tidepools. We made the list at #9, but one advantage of our location is we have rules enforced for the tidepools to help protect them. We always knew we had a special place here and it’s nice to see others appreciate it as well. Have you been … Continue reading Cabrillo’s Tidepools Made the Top Ten List

Large sea turtle laying on a beige towel

Scientific Snapshot- A Second Chance for Mexico’s Marine Wildlife – Virtual Talk

Here is a chance for more continuing education. The American Cetacean Society is sponsoring a talk “Scientific Snapshot- A Second Chance for Mexico’s Marine Wildlife”. The talk will held virtually on Zoom next Wednesday, March 10 at 7pm. Centro de Rescate in La Paz, Baja California Sur, is a rescue center devoted to the rescue, rehabilitation and release of stranded, injured, sick and entangled marine … Continue reading Scientific Snapshot- A Second Chance for Mexico’s Marine Wildlife – Virtual Talk

Lighthouse Recipes and History

My mom, Dora Wieder, was a volunteer at Cabrillo during the 1970’s. She volunteered in the lighthouse dressed in period clothing as part of the Living History program. Here is a photo from the archives at Cabrillo. My mom is the one on the right. Barbara Jones, who lived in Point Loma, also participated in the lighthouse volunteer effort. In fact she was the coordinator … Continue reading Lighthouse Recipes and History

A Marriage proposal at Cabrillo

Marriage Proposals at Cabrillo

There have been a lot of marriage proposals at Cabrillo over the years. This one took place on September 13 during a Moonwalk sponsored by the Cabrillo National Monument Foundation. The young man wanted to propose at Cabrillo at sunset but found out the park closed at 5pm. He contacted Emily Moore at the Foundation because he had learned there was a Moonwalk coming up. … Continue reading Marriage Proposals at Cabrillo