Tidepool Jeopardy

“I’ll take National Parks for $400 Alex” Answer: “Unusual items found at the tidepools at Cabrillo National Monument” Question: “What is a 50 pound bag of onions?” This bag of onions was discovered at the tidepools last Thursday. Someone obviously took a lot of effort to put the onions on top of the boulder at the entrance to the tidepools. Visitors were asking us the … Continue reading Tidepool Jeopardy

Tidepool Tips – Oh The Things You Will See…

With apologies to Dr. Seuss… You will see all sorts of interesting things around the tidepools as you volunteer there. Here are some of our favorites over the past few years. Faces have been blurred. Underwater Basket Weaving (No, really) A man received permission to sit in the tidepools and perform his underwater basket weaving. The water made the wood fibers more pliable. Merman It … Continue reading Tidepool Tips – Oh The Things You Will See…

“Farewell CNM” by Emily Floyd

Greetings VIPs, friends and colleagues, With joy and a sting of sadness I would like to let you all know that I am leaving Cabrillo. December 16th will be my last day at work and I am officially leaving San Diego on December 20th. I am moving to Corvallis, Oregon to be with my family. I will be at work through this Saturday regular hours, then December 15 from 1 p.m.–3 … Continue reading “Farewell CNM” by Emily Floyd

LIVE STREAMING – 75th Anniversary of the Bombing of Pearl Harbor

This Wednesday marks the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor.  For many years now, WWII Valor in the Pacific has done a live broadcast of the ceremony commemorating this historic event, which is free to view online.  You can be a part of this memorable moment by clicking the image below. The live broadcast will begin at 7:45 a.m. (HST). Continue reading LIVE STREAMING – 75th Anniversary of the Bombing of Pearl Harbor