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 »
2012 "From Shore to Sea" Archived Lecture Videos
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.
Please note that there are only six lectures in the 2012 series: March, April, May, September, October, and November.
Did You Know?
The world's most complete pygmy mammoth specimen was discovered on Santa Rosa Island in 1994. These miniature mammoths, only four to six feet tall, once roamed island grasslands and forests during the Pleistocene.