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 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 only reptile found on Santa Barbara Island is the endemic and threatened island night lizard. These lizards can live up to 20 years or more, but once established in a territory generally remain within a 3-meter radius their entire life.