Cabrillo National Monument Foundation Needs Volunteers

The Cabrillo National Monument Foundation is requesting volunteers for the Sunrise 5K on February 9. Please read the note below from Emily Moore, the Executive Director. You will not find this in Volgistics, so if you are interested, please contact Emily directly.   Volunteers! We need about 15 of you! If the shutdown is over by February 9, CNMF will be hosting the Cabrillo Sunrise … Continue reading Cabrillo National Monument Foundation Needs Volunteers

Cabrillo Field Notes – December 2018

While the shutdown continues, here are the Cabrillo Field Notes from December, for your viewing pleasure. Hang in there everyone.   Middens, a window into the past? No kiddin’! California Science Education Conference Volunteers Wanted! Rare Sights at the Edge of Land and Sea A Peek Inside the Cabrillo Adventure Traveling Trunk Schoodic Institute’s Citizen Science Workshop A Look Back at 2018 Continue reading Cabrillo Field Notes – December 2018

Tidepool Tips – Oh The Things You Will See…

With apologies to Dr. Seuss… You will see all sorts of interesting things around the tidepools as you volunteer there. Here are some of our favorites over the past few years. Faces have been blurred. Underwater Basket Weaving (No, really) A man received permission to sit in the tidepools and perform his underwater basket weaving. The water made the wood fibers more pliable. Merman It … Continue reading Tidepool Tips – Oh The Things You Will See…

Did You Know – the VIP Voice is CNM Volunteers blog?

You can see upcoming events for the month, events such as Open Bunker Day, Weed Warriors, VNC Meetings, talks and walks.  You can also quickly view the tide charts for the month and get quick access to the Ebinder (the park’s comprehensive reference manual, a compendium of everything you could possibly need to know, and more, as a Volunteer or staff member).  And you can … Continue reading Did You Know – the VIP Voice is CNM Volunteers blog?

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