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September 11, 2017
Smokejumpers Respond to Lightning Strike Fire on Santa Cruz Island
Four U.S. Forest Service smokejumpers are working to contain a small one-tenth of an acre lightning strike fire on the upper reaches of Scorpion Canyon on Santa Cruz Island. Containment is expected tonight or by Tuesday morning.

September 03, 2017
Exhibit of Student Art and Poetry at Channel Islands National Park
The winning entries from this year’s California Coastal Art & Poetry Contest will be on display at the Channel Islands National Park Robert J. Lagomarsino Visitor Center from Tuesday, September 5, 2017 through Sunday, November 12, 2017.

August 24, 2017
Research on Flu Viruses in Marine Mammals at the Channel Islands
For the September From Shore to Sea lecture Dr. Pamela Yochem will discuss the role and significance of marine mammals in spreading influenza viruses that may pose a risk to human health.

August 04, 2017
Ranger Life on San Miguel Island
San Miguel Island Ranger Ian Williams will chronicle over forty years of ranger experiences on the most remote and northernmost of the Channel Islands, San Miguel Island, during the August From Shore to Sea lecture.

July 07, 2017
Exploring Chumash Maritime Culture
Native American elder Alan Salazar will describe his experiences on the 2001 voyage to Santa Cruz Island in the traditional tomol plank canoe ‘Elye’wun, during a film screening of “Return to Limuw” on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at 2:00 pm.

June 26, 2017
USCIS to Present Citizenship Certificates to 50 Young People at Channel Islands National Park During an Independence Day Celebration
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will celebrate citizenship for 50 local kids and two adults, as they receive their citizenship certificates at Channel Islands National Park during two special Independence Day celebrations on June 30, 2017. These ceremonies are part of USCIS’ annual Independence Day celebration where more than 65 Independence Day-themed ceremonies will take place across the country, including many at National Park Sites.

Last updated: June 9, 2016

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