• The tidepools of Cabrillo National Monument

    Cabrillo

    National Monument California

Tidepool Monitoring Volunteers

Tidepools at Cabrillo National Monument
Volunteer Tidepool Monitors provide a critical service to Cabrillo National Monument, and help ensure the health of this fragile resource.
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Since 1990, Cabrillo National Monument has been engaged in a long-term monitoring effort of the tidepools. Thirteen key species are being monitored using four types of study techniques during spring and fall - and volunteers are a key component of the research. Click here for a in-depth primer for Tidepool Monitoring Volunteers.

Did You Know?

Bunker

Did you know that in World War II, the Japanese Navy was ordered to avoid San Diego because of the coastal defense systems in place, some of which can still be seen today within Cabrillo National Monument?