Ranger Andrew received an email from a retired ranger, Bob Randall, who used to work at Cabrillo in the late 1980’s- early 1990’s. Mr. Randall was at the park recently and met Ranger Andrew. Mr. Randall was the ranger tasked with starting the entrance fee collection at Cabrillo. He has provided us with the following trip down memory lane as to how the fee collection … Continue reading The Start Of The Entrance Fee At Cabrillo
If you haven’t noticed, or been to the park recently, there are a few changes in rangers at the park. Ranger Amanda is back from her four month detail. Ranger Bob retired at the end of August. Ranger JulieAnne is now in the Interp division. Rangers Chad and Donny are the new LE officers. The Foundation has a new Bookstore Manager. Her name is Dana. … Continue reading There’s a New Ranger in Town, actually several
There have been a lot of marriage proposals at Cabrillo over the years. This one took place on September 13 during a Moonwalk sponsored by the Cabrillo National Monument Foundation. The young man wanted to propose at Cabrillo at sunset but found out the park closed at 5pm. He contacted Emily Moore at the Foundation because he had learned there was a Moonwalk coming up. … Continue reading Marriage Proposals at Cabrillo
Open Tower Day was held on August 25, 2019. This is one of three days the tower is open to the public. This date corresponds with the birthday of the National Park Service. As always, on the birthday of the NPS, visitors are allowed into the park for free. This year, August 25 occurred on a Sunday, so not only was it a fee free … Continue reading Open Tower Day – August 25, 2019
Last week we said goodbye to Ranger Bonnie as she transfers up to Point Reyes National Seashore. One of her many duties at Cabrillo was the leader of the successful TPERP (Tidepool, Protection, Education and Restoration Program) program. She leaves the program in good shape and we will do our best to carry out the mission. We will miss her at Cabrillo and we thank … Continue reading Bonnie Voyage – Ranger Bonnie
Ranger Marty retired on July 31 from Cabrillo. It is fitting that he retired on World Ranger Day, a day to honor park rangers around the world who are on the front line to protect the world’s natural heritage. Can you find him in the photo? We want to congratulate Marty for his years of dedication and service to Cabrillo. He was (and is) a … Continue reading Thank You Ranger Marty!