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June 17, 2016
Restoring Bird Habitat on the Channel Islands
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service wildlife biologist Annie Little will describe the work that has been done since 2002 to help populations of birds on the Channel Islands recover from loss of habitat and the adverse effects of the pesticide DDT, during the July From Shore to Sea lecture.

May 25, 2016
“Secrets of the Sea” Event Celebrates World Oceans Day
The Museum of Ventura County is hosting a special event with Channel Islands National Park to celebrate World Oceans Day, on June 5, from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.

May 20, 2016
Business Opportunity for Guided Sea Kayak Services
Channel Islands National Park announces the release of a prospectus soliciting proposals in response to a business opportunity to operate and provide guided sea kayak tours within the Scorpion Anchorage at Santa Cruz Island.

May 19, 2016
Scientists, Conservation Professionals Honored on Endangered Species Day for Role in Recovery of Island Fox on Northern Channel Islands
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today recognized eight individuals from the National Park Service, The Nature Conservancy, and the Institute for Wildlife Studies as 2015 Recovery Champions for their exceptional efforts to conserve and protect three subspecies of fox on the northern Channel Islands, which are currently proposed for delisting under the Endangered Species Act. The Recovery Champion award honors partners for outstanding successes in recovering threatened and endangered wildlife across the nation.

May 17, 2016
Exploring the Channel Islands by Kayak
Local freelance writer and photographer Chuck Graham will describe his favorite kayaking trips and wildlife encounters around the Channel Islands, during the June From Shore to Sea lecture.

May 16, 2016
Famous Oceanographer Leads Channel Islands Live Dive for Nationwide BioBlitz
Dr. Sylvia Earle, a renowned oceanographer and explorer, will lead two Channel Islands Live Dive presentations that will be broadcast to the National Mall in Washington, DC, as part of a national BioBlitz and a Kids to Parks Day celebration, on Saturday, May 21.

May 04, 2016
San Miguel Island Will Open to the Public
The U.S. Navy (Navy) and National Park Service announce that San Miguel Island will reopen to public visitation on May 17, 2016, in time for the summer season.

April 29, 2016
Local Author Discovers Solitude on the Channel Islands
Local author Ken McAlpine will compare the experience of solitude on the Channel Islands to the bustle of life on the mainland as he shares excerpts from his book, Islands Apart: A Year on the Edge of Civilization, during the May 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.

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