Santa Barbara Island Closed Due to Storm Damage
Santa Barbara Island is currently closed to public access due to damage from the high surf associated with Hurricane Marie. More »
San Miguel Island Closure
In the interest of public safety, the U.S. Navy is closing San Miguel Island until further notice due to recent concerns of possible unexploded ordnance. 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 again for public comment on the Draft General Management Plan and Wilderness Study/Environmental Impact Statement for Channel Islands National Park.
Per public request the time to submit comments on the plan has been extended another 30 days to March 10, 2014. Comments can be sent via traditional mail or electronic mail at the below address or planning website:
Greg Jarvis, Project Manager
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.