Cabrillo VIP Elibrary

A collection of videos for continuing education.

Naturally Speaking Series (sponsored by the Cabrillo National Monument Foundation-CNMF)

2022

You are a Scientist: Exploration & Discovery with Community Science

Join vegetation technician and community science advocate Patricia Simpson as she introduces you to crowdsourcing for science, and learn about some amazing discoveries made by people like you.

Coastal Fog – A Lifeline for Native Plants

Join environmental scientist Taro Katayama and geoscientist Brent Wilder to learn more about the connection between plants and fog.

2021

Agaves and Bats: A Plant-Pollinator Love Story 

Dr. Kristen Lear, bat conservationist,  spoke on agave plants and the bats that pollinate them.

Diversity, natural history, and conservation of San Diego’s Native Bees 

Dr. James Hung discussed San Diego’s 700+ species of native bees, including a rare find right here at the monument!

North American Rocky Intertidal Zones 

Stephen Whitaker, a Marine Ecologist for the U.S. National Park Service at Channel Islands National Park

Conservation of the Smaller Majority 

Paige Howorth – Curator of Entomology at the San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance

Successful Pollination 

Factors that Influence the Plants and Pollinators of Coastal Southern and Baja California – Dr. Sula Vanderplank – botanist and conservationist

CABR Talks

What Is the NPS App? (2021-05-26)

CABR Talks – Tutorial on how to use the NPS App given by Cabrillo Park Staff.

CABR Talks – Black Abalone Habitat in Southern California (2021-06-29)

Dr. Henry and her students from University of California Irvine discuss their recent study of black abalone habitat in southern California. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the presence of abalone in the intertidal.

TPERP Conference Talks

30 Years of Intertidal Monitoring at Cabrillo National Monument

Dr. Lauren Pandori, NPS Marine Biologist and Lauren Strope, SDSU MS Student discuss 30 years of Intertidal Monitoring at Cabrillo National Monument at the 2021 TPERP Conference.

Outreach Tools Reduce Deleterious Visitor Activities in Marine Protected Areas

Outreach Tools Reduce Deleterious Visitor Activities in Marine Protected Areas, presented by Parth Jhaveri, MS Project Scientist/Biologist at ERM (Environmental Resources Management) at the 2021 TPERP Conference held at Cabrillo National Monument.

pH-ingerprinting the Intertidal

pH-ingerprinting the Intertidal: Shifts in Community Composition Affect Local Environmental Conditions, presented by Dr. Nyssa Silbiger, CSUN Professor of Biology, at the 2021 TPERP Conference at Cabrillo National Monument.

Seaweed Diversity in Southern California Tide Pools

Seaweed Diversity in Southern California Tide Pools presented by Dr. Laura Elsberry, CSUF Part-time faculty at the 2021 TPERP Conference at Cabrillo National Monument.

Cabrillo  1996 Initial TPERP Training –  Gary Evans

This was part of the first Tidepool Protection, Education and Restoration Program (TPERP) training at Cabrillo National Monument in 1996. This was also the start of the TPERP program. It was the fall of 1996, Mary Beth Varga was the VIP Coordinator, Mark Long, in LE, was the sort of TPEPP Coordinator.

American Cetacean Society – San Diego Chapter speaker series

Santa Monica Fund (SAMO)

Volunteer Videos (Lots of videos made during the Covid Pandemic)

Last revised 21-Sep-22