VIP Joe shares a story from his research. For this week’s Military Monday, I thought I would take a moment to share some research I have been working on with the help of the National Archive. When we think about the history of the park it is easy to look at the physical reminders and think these are the only stories to tell. The lighthouses, … Continue reading Military Monday – Marriage Licenses
We have heard recently about the Great Horned Owls at Cabrillo. Well VIP Bob was able to capture these photos at the park. You might have to look hard to find it in this first photo. Bob calls this the “Where’s Waldo” photo. The location where Bob found the owl is the hillside/ravine behind the generator shed on the Bayside Trail. The owl is a … Continue reading Great Horned Owl
Hi everyone,Here is a recent segment regarding the Naturalization Ceremonies Cabrillo is hosting. As a reminder, these are happening every Tuesday and Wednesday in June from 9 am to 1 pm. Drive Thru Naturalization Ceremonies at Cabrillo National Monument Continue reading Naturalization Ceremonies at Cabrillo
VIP Beth found this in her archives as she was doing some COVID19 house cleaning. You may have been losing sleep wondering what the correct wording is for tidepools. Or is it tide-pools? Well we can say we have the final answer after marine biologist, Bonnie Becker did the equivalent of phoning a friend. She consulted the hosts of “A Way With Words”. So we … Continue reading Tidepool or Tide-pool – Final Answer
VIP Beth received these photos from a friend in Imperial Beach last week. They show lots of Wavy Turban Snails washed up on the beach. Beth was asking if anyone knew why and if we were seeing the same thing at Cabrillo. During the recent cleanup in the tidepools, the TPERPS said they are not seeing this at Cabrillo which is good. No one seems … Continue reading Snails in IB – Alert the Media?
Last Friday VIP Don Endicott presented a talk about the Peregrine Falcon. If you missed it or want to watch it again, here is the link. The Peregrine Falcon – Fastest Animal in the World! – by Don Endicott Thanks Don for an educational visit with the Peregrines. Continue reading The Peregrine Falcon – Webinar