Three photos showing rocks along a rocky shore. A person is on top of the rocks.

Naturally Speaking Series – Should I Stay or Should I Go – Range Shifts in the Tidepools

This a hybrid event – in-person in the auditorium (masks are optional) as well as a free event on Zoom. Many species are shifting their ranges as a response to climate change. The dark unicorn whelk (Mexicanthina lugubris) is native to the tidepool communities of Baja California, Mexico, but their range has shifted northward over 60 miles into Southern California since the 1980s. While dark … Continue reading Naturally Speaking Series – Should I Stay or Should I Go – Range Shifts in the Tidepools

December 2022 calendar with single squiggly horizontal line through squares indicates high and low tides. Everyday the line goes down twice and up twice. Contact for more details about the calendar.

December 2022 – Tides

Our dedicated volunteers at Cabrillo National Monument take photos of the exciting flora and fauna down in the tidepools! We want to try and capture the wonderful photos that volunteers are taking in the tidepool area. This blog post is published on a monthly basis, but we need your help. We encourage you to keep contributing by submitting your memorable photos and/or short videos to These can … Continue reading December 2022 – Tides

Do You Have Bookkeeping Experience?

The Cabrillo National Monument Foundation has an opening for a bookkeeper. If you have interest in that position, you can find out more at BOOKKEEPER Cabrillo National Monument Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation, is seeking a highly skilled and experienced part-time Bookkeeper to join our team. Candidate will reconcile, organize, and maintain financials for retail, fundraising, and administrative operations. Office is located at the … Continue reading Do You Have Bookkeeping Experience?

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The Early VIP Gets the Plant

Thank you VIPs Greg, Dave, Gene and Rise for helping with the Monument planting event last week. They installed 54 plants around the base of the statue. So far, there are no rodent causalities to report! They couldn’t have hoped for better post-planting weather with thunderstorms Tuesday night and drizzly overcast days the following few days. The next early bird planting session will be happening on Tuesday … Continue reading The Early VIP Gets the Plant

Arch in the Park – Today

The San Diego County Archaeological Society (SDCAS)’s celebration of California Archaeology Month and International Archaeology Day is held on the 3rd Saturday in October as part of their annual Arch in the Park event. Their goal is to educate the public about archaeology, and to provide information on various career and volunteer opportunities with local archaeological companies, museums, universities, and organizations. Typically, more than 30 … Continue reading Arch in the Park – Today