Nature

©Tim Hauf, timhaufphotography.com
Island Fox. ©Tim Hauf, timhaufphotography.com

The isolation of the Channel Islands from mainland California has resulted in many diverse and unique ecosystems and in the evolution of plant and animal species found nowhere else in the world.

Explore the sections provided to learn more about these fascinating environments and their inhabitants, which allow us to experience what coastal southern California once was.

Last updated: September 14, 2016