News Releases

For news releases older than 3 months, please visit the News Release Archive.


Subscribe RSS Icon | What is RSS

October 11, 2016
Free Field Trips to National Park for Ventura County Fourth Graders—Kick Off Event for This Year’s Every Kid in a Park Initiative
This school year nearly every fourth grader in Ventura County will have the opportunity for a free field trip to Channel Islands National Park as part of the Every Kid in a Park initiative.

September 30, 2016
Current Research Summarized at California Islands Symposium
Next week nearly 250 scientists, historians, resource managers, and educators will discuss their current island research at the 9th California Islands Symposium held at the Ventura Beach Marriott.

September 29, 2016
Mammoths on the Channel Islands: When Did They Get There?
During the October From Shore to Sea Lecture, Dr. Daniel Muhs, research geologist with the United States Geological Survey (USGS), will discuss new discoveries and research into the estimated arrival and evolution of mammoths on the Channel Islands.

September 15, 2016
Light Pollution from within Southern California’s Coastal National Parks Steady or Decreasing
A study published today found that the amount of light pollution produced within Southern California’s three coastal National Park Service units has not significantly changed, and in one case has decreased, over the past two decades.

September 14, 2016
Rare Mammoth Fossil Excavated at Channel Islands National Park— Discovery Stimulates Intriguing Questions
This week a team of scientists unearthed an exceptionally well preserved fossil of a complete mammoth skull from an eroding stream bank on Santa Rosa Island within Channel Islands National Park.

August 26, 2016
Changes in Bird Breeding Habits on the Channel Islands
Paul Collins, Curator of Vertebrate Zoology at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, will describe the effects that conservation efforts on the Channel Islands have had on breeding bird populations, during the September From Shore to Sea Lecture.

August 03, 2016
Celebrating a Century—Your National Parks from Shore to Sea
The Ventura Port District is hosting a celebration of the National Park Service Centennial and Channel Islands National Park at an upcoming event at the Ventura Harbor Village main lawn, on August 25, from 5:00 to 10:00 pm.

July 28, 2016
Evidence of Early Colonization on the Northern Channel Islands
Dr. Todd Braje will discuss recent research into early colonization of the Channel Islands and the Americas during the August From Shore to Sea lecture.

February 13, 2016
Join the National Park Service Centennial Celebrations
Channel Islands National Park invites the public to celebrate the National Park Service’s Centennial throughout 2016 at a wide range of local events and festivities.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1901 Spinnaker Drive
Ventura, CA 93001


(805) 658-5730

Contact Us