A woman in a blue shirt kneels down in a vegetable garden. The blue ocean is in the distance.

Kitchen Garden, VIPs and Bees, Oh My!

A recent article in the San Diego Union Tribune showcased the Kitchen Garden at Cabrillo. It also indirectly featured VIP Pam (pictured above), tending to the garden. The article is below along with a few photos from VIP Mary of some bees and birds in the garden. Enjoy! Garden Mastery: Harvest some enjoyment with your own kitchen garden (From the San Diego Union Tribune – … Continue reading Kitchen Garden, VIPs and Bees, Oh My!

A woman with long hair wears a blue jacket and white pants. The ocean is in the background.

Delanie Medina – ACS Speaker Series

Delanie Medina, Education Manager for San Diego Coastkeeper, will be speaking at the next American Cetacean Society (ACS)-San Diego Chapter Speaker Series Event on October 12, 2022 at 7PM (via Zoom). She will be speaking on “Clean water and the impacts our actions on land have to the vital and sensitive ecosystems along our San Diego coastline”. This event will be held on Zoom and is free. … Continue reading Delanie Medina – ACS Speaker Series

A plant in a clay pot sits on a table outside.

Have You Seen Me Along the Coastal Trail?

A few months ago non-native plant bulbs were spread along the Coastal Trail by visitors. While hopefully all of them were collected, there may have been a few that escaped detection. Staff have been growing a few of the bulbs in the greenhouse to see what they are. These photos show one of these bulbs after it has sprouted. You can help out the staff … Continue reading Have You Seen Me Along the Coastal Trail?

National Public Lands Day 2022

Last Saturday was National Public Lands Day and Cabrillo hosted an activity table for Junior Rangers. We want to give a special shoutout to VIP Mary for using her art skills to help out. She painted a tree for Cabrillo that allowed Junior Rangers and their families to fingerpaint their “promise leaves” onto it. Thank you, Mary! It was a busy day due to also … Continue reading National Public Lands Day 2022

Twin sisters Kim Fahlen (left) and Karen Scanlon clean the Fresnel lens in the tower of the Old Point Loma Lighthouse, Nov. 2, 2017. (Susan Murphy/KPBS)

VIPs Karen and Kim Help Out Point Luis Lighthouse

Point San Luis Lighthouse museum’s lens gets some love (From ksby.com – September 27, 2022) The Point San Luis Lighthouse’s original 4th order lens has been around since 1878. The light no longer shines but is now on display at the top of Point San Luis.  Cleaning a 144-year-old lens takes someone who knows exactly what they’re doing. Lucky for this lighthouse, it got two — … Continue reading VIPs Karen and Kim Help Out Point Luis Lighthouse