March 17, 2015
100th Bald Eagle Expected to Fledge on the Channel Islands— Record Season Since Restoration Began with 20 Nests Anticipated
The 100th bald eagle is expected to naturally hatch and fledge on the California Channel Islands this spring following efforts to reestablish the birds after their disappearance from the islands by 1960.
March 11, 2015
Recovery Efforts Bring Endangered Fox Back from the Brink of Extinction in Record Time
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has released the final Recovery Plan for four subspecies of island fox (Urocyon littoralis). The Service is also initiating status reviews of each subspecies - San Miguel Island fox (U. l. littoralis), Santa Rosa Island fox (U. l. santarosae), Santa Cruz Island fox (U. l. santacruzae) and Santa Catalina Island fox (U. l. catalinae) – to determine if any of the subspecies warrant consideration for reclassification or removal from the list of Federally Threatened and Endangered Species.
March 06, 2015
Marine Biologist Studies Climate Change Effect on Local Sea Life
Marine Biologist Lydia Kapsenberg will discuss her research project monitoring ocean acidification at Channel Islands National Park during the March From Shore to Sea lecture.
March 05, 2015
Channel Islands National Park Celebrates 35th Anniversary with Opening of New Ocean Exhibit and Photographic Collection
Today, Channel Islands National Park announces the opening of a new ocean exhibit in the lookout tower at the Robert J. Lagomarsino Visitor Center in Ventura Harbor. A new ocean photographic collection is also now on display in the visitor center auditorium.
February 02, 2015
Channel Islands Volunteers Recognized for Over 20 Years of Service
Tonight, Channel Islands National Park and Channel
Islands National Marine Sanctuary celebrate their volunteers at an annual recognition event in Ventura.
January 16, 2015
National Park Service Assesses Methods to Control Nonnative Argentine Ants on Santa Cruz Island
Channel Islands National Park Superintendent Russell Galipeau today announced release of an Environmental Assessment for a proposed project to eliminate nonnative Argentine ants on Santa Cruz Island.
August 29, 2014
Santa Barbara Island Closed Due to Hurricane Marie Damage
Santa Barbara Island is closed to public access due to damage from the high surf associated with Hurricane Marie.