The TPERP Program just celebrated its 23rd year at Cabrillo National Monument on November 9th. Do you know why the TPERP Program was implemented? The program was started for several reasons but basically the public was loving the tidepools to death. This is what Cabrillo Road to the tidepools looked like in the early 1970’s. Those cars are not waiting to get a parking spot, … Continue reading Happy Birthday TPERP!
Open Tower Day is coming this Friday, November 15. Procedures for Open Tower Day are changing. To accommodate this, approximately 25 volunteers attended training on Friday evening, November 8. Ranger Julieanne introduced the new method of using tickets for Open Tower Day along with guided 30 minute tours for groups of 10 visitors. After the initial training in the auditorium, volunteers then hiked up to … Continue reading Open Tower Day VIP Training
We have purchased some additional biomodel critters for the Tidepool Education table. These critters include a Sea Cucumber, California Sea Hare and a Solitary Sea Anemone. These are a great collection to the table. Stop by and visit the table and see these realistic new biomodels. Continue reading Tidepool Tips – New Biomodel Critters
Cabrillo National Monument Foundation (CNMF) is proud to announce that Outreach Coordinator Samantha Wynns has been selected as one of the 125 AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science) IF/THEN® Ambassadors. IF/THEN®, a national initiative of Lyda Hill Philanthropies, seeks to further women in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) by empowering current innovators and inspiring the next generation of pioneers. “We firmly believe … Continue reading CNMF OUTREACH COORDINATOR SELECTED AS AAAS IF/THEN® AMBASSADOR
One can usually spot a bumblebee when they see one because of their large size. One of the largest of the Bombus species in San Diego County is the Sonoran bumblebee (Bombus sonorous). This species is unlike other bumblebee species in that it is active in the late summer and fall, as opposed to being active in the spring. Read more… Continue reading Cabrillo Field Notes – Sonoran bumblebee