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As a volunteer at Cabrillo National Monument, you will often need to check out a radio in order to be able to communicate with staff and other volunteers during your shifts. It is especially important to have a radio when your shift takes you away from the administrative offices (e.g., to the tidepool table, the tidepools, any of the trails, to the old lighthouse, etc.). … Continue reading Did You Know – Radio Protocol: How to Operate Park Radios
Have you ever looked up at the sky and seen objects or animals or other shapes when looking at the clouds? Well VIP Mona took this photo in the tidepools recently because she saw something when she looked at this rock. Do you see something when you look at this photo, that is besides a rock? We will leave a hint that it is something … Continue reading Tidepool Tips – What Do You See?
If you are interested in being part of the Trails & Rails program at Cabrillo, or just want more information, contact Amanda, the Volunteer Coordinator at the park. Continue reading Trails and Rails Volunteer
Engineers in the UK have found that limpets’ teeth consist of the strongest biological material ever tested. Limpets use a tongue bristling with tiny teeth to scrape food off rocks and into their mouths, often swallowing particles of rock in the process. The teeth are made of a mineral-protein composite, which the researchers tested in tiny fragments in the laboratory. They found it was stronger … Continue reading Did You Know – Limpet Teeth Stronger Than Spider Silk
This month’s Creature Feature at the Education Table is the Woolly Sculpin. Continue reading Creature Feature – Woolly Sculpin