The San Diego Natural History Museum has a few things that may be of continuing education interest to VIPs. First there’s a new exhibition, Whales: Giants of the Deep, that opens 19 March and will run through 5 September 2016. Related to the new exhibition, Dr. Tom Demere, Curator of Paleontology, will give a lecture, Evolutionary History of Baleen Whales, at 7 p.m., Thursday, 21 April 2016 … Continue reading Activities of Interest at theNAT
The National Park Service has selected Andrea Compton to be the next superintendent of Cabrillo National Monument in San Diego. Compton, who is currently serving as the park’s acting superintendent, will assume her permanent role April 4. She replaces Tom Workman who retired from the agency after 40 years of service. “Andrea’s proven leadership in park management and experience with the partners, communities, and cultural … Continue reading Welcome New Superintendent – Andrea Compton
Ever wanted to work at Manzanar? Here’s a chance to apply for a seasonal park guide position! It’s a great position for someone who is passionate about preserving and sharing history, and compassionate with people. Announcement #: HRCSS-MANZ-16-1618068 Who may apply: All U.S. Citizens (Open to the Public) Title/Grade: Park Guide, GS-0090-05 Type of appointment: Temporary NTE 1039 Hours / Full-Time Duty Location: Independence, CA … Continue reading Seasonal Opening at Manzanar N.H.S.
Hi Folks, Now that it appears we’re in the midst of an el Niño event, I wanted to get the word out about the possibility of sightings of yellow-bellied sea snakes. Sea snakes usually live in warmer waters in the tropics, and live their full life cycle in the sea. Rarely do they come to land. On 1/13/2016, a sea snake had been reported at … Continue reading Yellow-bellied Sea Snakes