One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish…

Dr Seuss’s beloved children’s book introduced countless (pun intended!) young people to the joy of reading.  Along the way, they discovered blue fish and old fish; fish with stars and fish with cars!  While the make believe worlds of Dr Seuss are fun to imagine, in the real world, people DO count fish! In the Kelp Forests off the coast …

Endangered Species Day!

Endangered Species Coalition Today, May 18th, is Endangered Species Day.  Established by the United States Senate, Endangered Species Day is the 3rd Friday in May and every year, thousands of people throughout the country celebrate Endangered Species Day at parks, wildlife refuges, zoos, aquariums, botanical gardens, libraries, schools and community centers. You can participate in festivals, field trips, park tours, …

It Might Have Been the Wild Turkey?

What would the future have held for the Wild Turkey had it been selected our national bird?  You’ll never find an answer to that question, but Saturday, May 19, you can learn about and celebrate the return of Bald Eagles to the Channel Islands! Nesting pair and eaglets In 2002 efforts began to restore bald eagles to the northern Channel …

Restoring Rare Seabirds

Mark your calendar for this Wednesday evening May 9, 2012!  Join us at Channel Islands National Park Visitor Center at 7:00 pm and learn from National Park Service biologist, Laurie Harvey the ongoing efforts to restore rare seabirds and their habitats on the Channel Islands.   The Channel Islands are vital habitat for seabirds, providing essential nesting and feeding grounds for …