They’re baaaackkk! The Velella velella jellyfish, also know as By the Wind Sailor, are back in the tidepools. It has been 3-4 years since we have seen these in the tidepools. TPERP Patrick took this photo of these stunning blue jellyfish. You can read more about these unique jellyfish in the ebinder. Read more… Continue reading Tidepool Tips – By the Wind Sailor
Thanks to Keith Ballard and Mona Feliz, the ebinder volumes and books, which are used at the Education Table, have a new shelf in the Visitor Information Station at the tidepools. Keith, who also built a lot of the furniture, has added a shelf to hold all of these materials. Continue reading Tidepool Tips – Information Station Update
This is your opportunity to provide comments to the proposed changes for trails at Cabrillo. There is currently a 30 day period, ending on May 13, where comments can be provided. There will also be an Open House on April 25 where you can learn more about these changes. The proposals for the trails can be read here. The official news release is provided below. … Continue reading CABRILLO NATIONAL MONUMENT TO HOST OPEN HOUSE TO SHARE THE TRAIL MANAGEMENT PLAN / ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT
Have you started seeing some moths in the Park? This is a good chance to review two Cabrillo Field Note blog posts on the White-Lined Sphinx Moth and the Western Tussock Moth, so that you can help out visitors who ask questions about them. Species Spotlight: White-Lined Sphinx Moth (Hyles lineata) Species Spotlight: Western Tussock Moth (Orgyia vetusta) Continue reading Did You Know – Moths in the Park
This Friday, March 29, will be McKenna Pace’s last day at Cabrillo. She has been an invaluable asset to the Park as part of the Science Education Team. McKenna earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Marine Biology at San Diego State University in 2017. She loves spending time outdoors (especially exploring the tidepools) and is passionate about science education and communication. McKenna has built … Continue reading Thank you McKenna!
Here are some recent updates about Cabrillo in the news. Weed Warriors on NBC San Diego – https://www.nbcsandiego.com/on-air/as-seen-on/Invasive-Plants-Removed-at-Cabrillo_San-Diego-507068802.html Electronic Park Passes – KUSI – https://www.kusi.com/cabrillo-national-monument-now-offers-electronic-park-passes/ Times of San Diego – https://timesofsandiego.com/life/2019/03/14/cabrillo-national-monument-begins-offering-electronic-park-passes/ Continue reading Cabrillo In The News