• Scenic View from Inspiration Point, Anacapa Island ©timhaufphotography.com

    Channel Islands

    National Park California

There are park alerts in effect.
hide Alerts »
  • 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 »

  • 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 »

2010 "From Shore to Sea" Archived Lecture Videos

Tim Hauf

To stream the lecture videos, click on "dialup" or "standard" depending on your internet connection.

To download lecture videos to your computer, right-click on the link and then select "save as." A media player (such as Apple Quicktime Player) that can play .mp4 files is required to view. Apple QuickTime Player can be downloaded here for free.




March: Channel Islands National Park 30th Anniversary: Charting a Course for the Future, Russell Galipeau, Channel Islands National Park Superintendent

Note: This lecture was a presentation of the park film "Restoring Balance: Santa Cruz Island," which focuses on a recent effort to save the island fox, reestablish bald eagles, eliminate non-native feral pigs, and relocate golden eagles as part of an island-wide restoration project. The film may be viewed by clicking here.



May: Film Presentation of "Six Generations," History of a Chumash Family by Ernestine Ygnacio-De Soto, Chumash Elder and John Johnson, Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History

Note: Due to copyright restrictions this film is not available for viewing on our website. It is available for purchase in the park visitor center bookstore or from the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History: http://store.sbnature.org/catalog/








December: No lecture was scheduled.

Did You Know?

Aerial view of the Channel Islands                  timhaufphotography.com

The Channel Islands are home to the oldest dated human remains in North America—Arlington Springs Man (13,000 BP).