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!
Scattered across the landscape here at Cabrillo National Monument, the conspicuous Shaw’s Agave (Agave shawii) portrays a perfect example of the plight of global pollinators and the consequences of their decline to those that rely on them. Low replenishment of new individuals to the Agave population represents the threat of greatest concern, leading Cabrillo biologists to investigate this striking decline and it’s potential causes. This … Continue reading Shaw’s Agave Video
Here’s an interesting video from UC Berkeley that highlights the relationship being built between scientists and the NPS to better understand what’s happening in the world around us by conducting research in our national parks. Continue reading Science for Parks, Parks for Science
Hello Everyone- Now available on iTunes is the Cabrillo NM Wildflower app for iPhones & iPads. I encourage you to check it out and even download it….and best of all its FREE! Just search “Cabrillo Wildflowers”. The app is loaded with lots of great plant photos (with more to come in future updates) and information. While particularly relevant to Cabrillo and Point Loma, it’d be … Continue reading Cabrillo Wildflowers App