Administrative History of Cabrillo National Monument
Written by Susan Lehmann, An Embarrassment of Riches: The Administrative History of Cabrillo National Monument is a thorough, well documented history covering the changing administration, use, and image of the monument from its inception to the mid-1980s. Relationships with other agencies and the local community receive particular attention.
Originally published in 1987 by Cabrillo Historical Association (now Cabrillo National Monument Foundation).
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Did You Know?
Did you know that the coastal sage scrub habitat found at Cabrillo National Monument is one of the most endangered ecosystems in the world? Only 10-15% of the original habitat now exists. Once the dominant ecosystem, the coastal sage scrub community now only exists in small remnant pockets.