Continuing Education: Pervasive Plastics Lecture

Dorothy Horn has kindly rescheduled her Pervasive Plastics: A new challenge for crabs and our sandy beach ecosystems lecture to 6 p.m., Thursday, 13 April 2017 in the Cabrillo auditorium. We encourage all VIPs to take advantage of this continuing education opportunity. Light snacks will be provided by the Cabrillo National Monument Foundation and the Natural Resources department. Please sign up in Volgistics if you are interested in attending. … Continue reading Continuing Education: Pervasive Plastics Lecture

Don’t Miss It! Celebrating 100 Years of Preservation: History of the NPS!

Dear Staff, Volunteers, Partners and Friends: We would like to personally invite you to a wonderful presentation,Celebrating 100 Years of Preservation: History Of The National Parks, in the auditorium on at 11:30 a.m., Friday, 22 April and again at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, 24 April. This will be a 25-minute PowerPoint Interpretation presentation presented by our own Cabrillo Volunteer, Costa Dillon. Costa will share his insights gained over his … Continue reading Don’t Miss It! Celebrating 100 Years of Preservation: History of the NPS!

Whale Lecture – 2 p.m., 21 January

The gray whales are here and many have already been spotted passing by Cabrillo National Monument on their annual migration from Alaska to Baja. Join us at 2 p.m. on Thursday, 21 January 2016 in the park auditorium for this exciting lecture by Dr. Steven Swartz to learn about where they are headed and what they do in the lagoons in Baja California. Dr. Swartz’s book … Continue reading Whale Lecture – 2 p.m., 21 January

Howe I Love Brandywine


I hope you enjoyed the full moon the other day.  Sunsets are always great to watch but during this time of the year don’t forget to look behind you. With good inversion conditions, Cumulonimbus clouds provide a wonderful opportunity to enjoy the colors of the back sunset.  The school year is here, lots of little feet will be prancing along.  Thanks for your help and patience!

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Prayers of Twenty Millions

Good People, All is well from our perch. We are happy to be back in the Visitor Center and out from living the movie cycle loop.  Ask the Foundation or VC staff to recite from memory any of the movies’ narratives or play the tasty licks from the score.  It’s all ingrained into our memory  Once again, many thanks to our volunteer work crew who … Continue reading Prayers of Twenty Millions

Video Killed the Radio Star

Cronies of non-cronyism, All is well at Cabrillo.  It’s summer and we are getting an increased flow of visitation.  Thanks to all ya all who are out in the field and providing much-needed and appreciated visitor contacts.  We are moving ahead.  NPS Cabrillo had a good collaboration meeting with CNMC, CNMF, and VIP representatives last Sunday.  During that meeting, the surprising July rains came and … Continue reading Video Killed the Radio Star