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March 2021

Naturally Speaking Virtual Talk: “Agaves and Bats – A Plant-Pollinator Love Story”

March 18 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

  Watch the recorded webinar. "Agaves and Bats - A Plant-Pollinator Love Story" When: Thursday, March 18th 6:30 PM PST - 7:30 PM PST Where: Zoom link will be sent before the event to those who register Who: Dr. Kristen Lear - bat conservationist, NatGeo Explorer, IF/THEN Ambassador Audience: All are welcome! Program Description: Agaves are iconic plants across Mexico and the US Southwest, including Cabrillo National Monument. The towering stalks of agaves provide abundant nectar that feeds bats and many other pollinators.…

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April 2021

Plein Air 2021: April 11 – May 10

April 11 - May 10
Cabrillo National Monument, 1800 Cabrillo Memorial Drive
San Diego, CA 92106 United States
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Art in the Park - Plein Air 2021 Plein-air ADJECTIVE of or relating to painting in outdoor daylight. Cabrillo National Monument Foundation is a proud supporter of the upcoming Plein Air art in the park event from April 11 to May 10. Community artists will come to the Park and paint the extraordinary plants of our Mediterranean climate while giving visitors the chance to ask questions and interact with the artists. This art-in-the-park event will offer you respite from the…

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Naturally Speaking Virtual Talk: “Diversity, natural history, and conservation of San Diego’s native bees”

April 12 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

Naturally Speaking Virtual Talk: "Diversity, natural history, and conservation of San Diego's native bees" Watch the recorded webinar   Program Description: Pollinatorpalooza continues with a spotlight on San Diego's native bees! San Diego is a global biodiversity hotspot. Among the many animals that are especially diverse in our region are native bees, which serve as the chief pollinators for most of our plant species. Come learn about how our diverse native bees live their lives (hint: not very much like…

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Jr Ranger Day

April 17 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cabrillo National Monument, 1800 Cabrillo Memorial Drive
San Diego, CA 92106 United States
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May 2021

Cabrillo for the Stars

May 22 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Please join us on Saturday, May 22, 2021 at 7 p.m. for Cabrillo for the Stars. This year, your view will be different. Although you will not be at Cabrillo National Monument “under the stars”, you will have a spectacular virtual experience from the comfort of your home highlighting the stars of Cabrillo – its places, people, and programs. Shining bright for your enjoyment, this 30-minute virtual event, will be filled with entertainment, incredible visuals, and a silent auction that…

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June 2021

Naturally Speaking Virtual Talk: “North American Rocky Intertidal Zones (Tidepools) – A Diverse Community in Flux”

June 9 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

To view a recording of this event, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y_SsXcnaZcM Naturally Speaking Virtual Talk: “North American Rocky Intertidal Zones (Tidepools) – A Diverse Community in Flux” When: Wednesday, June 9th 6:30 PM Pacific time - 7:30 PM Pacific time Where: Cabrillo National Monument Foundation's Zoom Who: Stephen Whitaker – marine ecologist at Channel Islands National Park Audience: All are welcome!   Program Description: The Rocky Intertidal (tidepool) ecosystem is a dynamic place of constant change. In order to understand it, researchers…

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August 2021

Naturally Speaking Virtual Talk: ”Conservation of the Smaller Majority – Butterflies of San Diego County”

August 18 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Zoom Link Will Be Sent in a Separate Email
Free

When: Wednesday, August 18th 6:30 PM Pacific time – 7:30 PM Pacific time Where: Cabrillo National Monument Foundation’s Zoom Who: Paige Howorth –  McKinney Family Curator of Entomology at the San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance Audience: All are welcome! Program Description Everyone is familiar with the western monarch butterfly, but a wonderful diversity of lesser-known butterflies also call San Diego home—some of which are unfortunately among the rarest in the country.  Learn about ongoing conservation efforts for two of these seldom…

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September 2021

Naturally Speaking Virtual Talk: “Successful Pollination – Factors that Influence the Plants and Pollinators of Coastal Southern and Baja California”

September 20 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Free

When:  Monday, September 20th at 6:30 PM Where: Online Who: Dr. Sula Vanderplank - botanist and conservationist Audience: All are welcome!   Program Description We all know that many plants need pollinators to propagate, but what happens when plants and their pollinators are out-of-sync? For example, it's important that the beginning of flowering matches insect emergence for appropriate pollinators. However, there are other key ecological factors that relate to the success of pollination, ​such as the distance that pollen travels which influences genetic variation in populations.  One of these factors is…

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DPW test

September 21 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Zoom Link Will Be Sent in a Separate Email
Free

Test Event

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October 2021

2021 Annual Meeting

October 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

2021 Annual Meeting                                     Cabrillo National Monument Foundation invites you, its generous members and donors, to the 2021 Annual Meeting. The virtual event will feature important Foundation announcements, financial reports of your support, and updates from Cabrillo National Monument's Superintendent Andrea Compton. Afterward, enjoy the premiere of the 23-minute live-action film, Voyages of the San Salvador – Cabrillo’s Journey. Thursday, November 18 6:30…

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