Tidepool Tips – Case Of The Mysterious Log

Have you noticed the log which is now behind the Education Table at the tidepools? Would you like to know how this mysterious log got there? Well read on to hear from VIP Mona as she describes this story.    I was chatting with three women at the education table when I saw something odd in my peripheral vision. A log was floating through the … Continue reading Tidepool Tips – Case Of The Mysterious Log

Did You Know – Science Explorer’s Club

  Do you have an interest in being part of the Science Explorer’s Club? Introduce park visitors to science in the park and encourage environmental stewardship through hands-on activities. Volunteers guide visitors through these activities, teaching them how to collect data and make scientific observations. Topics include tidepool monitoring, citizen science, bird surveys, and more! If you are interested in volunteering, contact Amanda Gossard for … Continue reading Did You Know – Science Explorer’s Club

Tidepool Tips – Owl Limpets Grazing

Following up on last week’s post about the Strength of Limpet Teeth, there is a cool photo in the Owl Limpet section in the ebinder showing the grazing trails of an Owl Limpet. This photo was taken by TPERP Don V. one day shortly after the tide receded. You can see where the grazing trails look like the results from a lawnmower. However, knowing that … Continue reading Tidepool Tips – Owl Limpets Grazing

Keepers’ Kids Recall Christmas on Point Loma

By Karen Scanlon Today, Santa is hard-pressed to find a suitable lofty entry at the lighthouse dwellings on Point Loma. Fireplaces that once warmed every room have been removed. But in the glory days of government-appointed keepers, chimneys a-plenty rose through the rooftops. Kids living at Point Loma Light Station in the 1930s and ‘40s didn’t realize, at the time, that they were special. That … Continue reading Keepers’ Kids Recall Christmas on Point Loma

Cabrillo Field Notes – November 2018

Good afternoon Cabrillo Crew – All of our rain dances finally paid off! I hope you all enjoyed the rain as much as I know our plants did. In other news, tidepool season is in full swing, but some of our terrestrial animals were the themes of the blog this month. We also kicked off our Naturally Speaking Lecture Series this month (thanks, Bonnie). Check … Continue reading Cabrillo Field Notes – November 2018