Restoring an Iconic Symbol on Santa Cruz Island

Deteriorated Windmill For years, the windmill at Scorpion Ranch has been a landmark for boaters, directing their approach into Scorpion Anchorage.  Originally constructed as part of a water system to support ranching on Santa Cruz, the windmill had been become badly deteriorated over the decades by extreme weather and age.  This state of disrepair left National Park Service maintenance staff …