Cabrillo Field Notes – Albinism versus Leucism: In the Wild and at Our Parks

This field note was written by one of three new Conservation and Environmental Stewardship Apprenctices: Felix is 14 yr. old. This is her first field note. Summer is one of three ambassador snakes here at Cabrillo National Monument. Our ambassador snakes’ goal is to help educate visitors about local snake species and to help erase harmful misconceptions about local snakes. Read more… Continue reading Cabrillo Field Notes – Albinism versus Leucism: In the Wild and at Our Parks

Cabrillo Field Notes – Femmes In STEM

For the past three summers, Cabrillo National Monument, in partnership with the Cabrillo National Monument Foundation (CNMF), has held a park-wide favorite – EcoLogik! For one week of the year, young scientists-in-training (girls ages 9-16) join science educators to explore, learn, and connect with the park in a tangible way. This free STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) summer camp introduces its campers to the … Continue reading Cabrillo Field Notes – Femmes In STEM

Tidepool Tips – Change In Scenery

As we officially open our Tidepool season on Friday, TPERPS may notice a difference in the landscape. One of our dangerous rocks that have been precariously hanging at the entrance to the tidepools is now at the bottom of the cliff. After repeated attempts to keep visitors back from the edge, and even having people stand on the rock for selfies, law enforcement decided to … Continue reading Tidepool Tips – Change In Scenery

A Marriage proposal at Cabrillo

Marriage Proposals at Cabrillo

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