This month, scientists plan to begin their research and preservation of the mammoth skull that was excavated in September on Santa Rosa Island within Channel Islands National Park. They will remove the protective plaster cast and unveil this very well-preserved mammoth skull on Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History.
Channel Islands National Park
Thoughts about landing a job with the National Park Service might often revolve around being an interpretive ranger or law-enforcement ranger, but there are a lot more careers to be had with the agency.
Much of the beauty and wildlife protected within Channel Islands National Park can only be seen from the water, and soon, guided sea kayaking and snorkeling tours will be available at Santa Cruz Island without a reservation for the first time.
Channel Islands National Park Superintendent Russell Galipeau has announced the damaged pier at Scorpion Anchorage on Santa Cruz Island in California has been replaced and is open for visitor landings.
Channel Islands National Park reopened Santa Rosa Island to visitors on Wednesday after nearly 3,000 pounds of marijuana, believed to be linked to a smuggling attempt, were recovered last week.
It's hard to imagine that mammoths roamed the territory now protected by Channel Islands National Park, but they did during the previously Ice Age. And recent discoveries, particularly a mammoth tusk unearthed in 2014, point to mammoth history dating even further back than previously thought.
Discovery of "numerous bundles of marijuana" on Santa Rosa Island at Channel Islands National Park has led officials to temporary close the island to visitors.
Breeding bird populations at Channel Islands National Park off the coast of California have undergone “dramatic changes” over the past 40 years due to multiple conservation efforts, according to a researcher.
A team of scientists has unearthed an exceptionally well-preserved fossil of a complete mammoth skull from an eroding stream bank on Santa Rosa Island within Channel Islands National Park off the California coast.
Study: Light Pollution From Within Southern California’s Coastal National Parks Steady Or Decreasing
A study has found that the amount of light pollution produced within Southern California's three coastal National Park Service units has not significantly changed, and in one case has decreased, over the past two decades.