Cabrillo Field Notes

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Cabrillo National Monument protects a unique and diverse landscape thriving with life. Follow our science teams into the field and discover the stories of our park’s natural resources and beyond.

Adaptation During a Global Pandemic

September 01, 2020 Posted by: Samantha Wynns

ad·ap·ta·tion (noun) – the action or process of change by which an organism or species becomes better suited to its environment.

How do you adapt to change, to stress, and to a global pandemic? Just like everyone else, we at Cabrillo National Monument have had to adapt quickly to these unprecedented times. One of the ways we’ve done so is how we communicate science to the public. Read on to learn more – and to find out how you can participate!


The ABCs of Our RLCs

April 21, 2020 Posted by: Andrew Rosales

The Research Learning Centers (RLC) were established in 2001 as part of the National Park Service’s Natural Resource Challenge Program. The Southern California Resource Learning Center (SCRLC) was established in 2002 and supports the Mediterranean Coast Network (MEDN) which consists of Cabrillo National Monument, Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, and Channel Islands National Park. Read on to find out the amazing work our SCRLC is doing for these parks.


The Symbol of the National Park Service

December 07, 2017 Posted by: Nicole Ornelas

Park biologists, volunteers, administrators, interns, law enforcement officers and many more wear the National Park Service Arrowhead with pride. It is a symbol, for many, of our nation’s treasures and hope as we continue into the future. But what do the various pieces represent?


Last updated: November 4, 2016

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