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
April 26-27 – 24 hours starting at 5pm A BioBlitz is a concentrated effort to discover and document as many species of plants, animals, and other organisms in a certain period. This helps map the biodiversity of a given area and can be used as a tool to measure impacts and changes over time. This “snapshot” of biodiversity is a great way to connect the … Continue reading BioBlitz 2019 is Coming!
George Bernard Shaw summed up lighthouses in a nutshell: “I can think of no other edifice constructed by man as altruistic as a lighthouse. They were built only to serve. They weren’t built for any other purpose.” At Cabrillo National Monument we use the Old Point Loma lighthouse to honor the memory of a class of men and women who brought an incredible sense of … Continue reading Did you Know – Point Loma Lighthouse Quick Facts
For Immediate Release: March 14, 2019 Release No.: 2019-04 CABRILLO NATIONAL MONUMENT OFFERS ELECTRONIC PARK ENTRANCE PASSES BEGINNING MARCH 2019 Cabrillo National Monument announces the opportunity for park visitors to purchase their park entrance passes electronically through YourPassNow. Once visitors purchase and save their digital pass to their cell phone, or print and bring their purchased pass with them, Rangers will scan their pass … Continue reading Cabrillo National Monument Offers Electronic Park Entrance Passes
By Karen Scanlon Scattered in the hills over Point Loma’s military reservation are the concrete remains of 12 artillery batteries, and 15 searchlight bunkers. Some of these 60-inch GE carbon-arc lights were kept in camouflaged buildings and rolled into position along narrow-gauge tracks, while others rose from beneath the ground in pop-up shelters. What a perplexing sight for residents 100 years ago of steam-driven … Continue reading In the Hills of Point Loma