Santa Barbara Island Closed Due to Storm Damage
Santa Barbara Island is closed to public access due to damage from the recent storms to the pier landing ladder. The closure will be in place until a new ladder can be fabricated and installed. The closure is expected to last over a month. More »
Public Closures on Santa Barbara Island
Certain Santa Barbara Island trails are closed to all public entry to proctect breeding populations of California brown pelicans. More »
Public Comment Period Extended on Draft General Management Plan and Wilderness Study
Contact: Yvonne Menard, 805-658-5725
Channel Islands National Park Superintendent Russell Galipeau has extended the deadline for public comment on the Draft General Management Plan and Wilderness Study/Environmental Impact Statement for Channel Islands National Park.
The public will now have an additional 30 days to submit comments by February 8, 2014. Comments can be sent via traditional mail or electronic mail at the below address or planning website:
Greg Jarvis, Project Manager
National Park Service Denver Service Center, Planning
12795 W. Alameda Parkway
Denver, CO 80225
For more information and to submit comments visit: http://parkplanning.nps.gov/chis
Select General Management Plan/Wilderness Study/EIS
Did You Know?
The endemic island deer mouse is the only native terrestrial mammal common to all the Channel Islands and is larger than mainland deer mice. Densities of deer mice on the islands can be greater than anywhere else in the world. This makes you happy if you're an owl, but not if you're a camper.