This small, modern Vega LED Beacon-44 was installed on March 3, the final hurrah of the lighthouse restoration. Its signal reaches approximately 14 miles to sea and offers a flash every 15 seconds. (Photo by Karen Scanlon.)

Lighthouse restoration earns SOHO’s prestigious award

Every spring, San Diego’s Save Our Heritage Organisation (SOHO) accepts nominations for its annual People in Preservation Awards.  This year’s recipient of the coveted Preservation Project of the Year 2020 was awarded to contractor Neil Gardis of ‘Ohana Industries, Ltd., and his team of three — Nick Bliler, Ryan Strack, and Kevin Goodman of San Diego — for the restoration of Point Loma Lighthouse. Read … Continue reading Lighthouse restoration earns SOHO’s prestigious award

Tidepool Education Table

The tidepool education table is a brand new visitor contact station located near the entrance to the tidepool trail.  Rangers and park volunteers spent countless hours planning, preparing and building a physical space for education and interpretation of this precious natural resource, which continues to face many challenges. One of the greatest threats to this rare habitat comes from humans.  The lower, west, coastal side … Continue reading Tidepool Education Table