Latest Santa Cruz Island Stories
A research team from the University of California – Santa Barbara, led by Mariah S. Carbone, studied the influence of clouds on the largest Bishop pine forest of Santa Cruz Island.
The Conservancy Identifies Top Nature Resurgences Arlington, VA (PRWEB) October 27, 2011 Decades ago, few would have predicted that bald eagles would
As the world's leading authority on beads manufactured from shells by California's Chumash Indians, UCLA archaeologist Jeanne Arnold was stumped by a series of anomalous artifacts excavated at former settlements on the Channel Islands.
Win an Island Adventure with The Nature Conservancy SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Nature Conservancy's successful island restoration and innovative conservation practices have inspired countless scientists and conservationists around the world.
Webcam viewers of the only bald eagle nest on Santa Cruz Island are mourning the deaths of two bald eagle chicks that died only days after hatching.
University of California scientists say they may have found a complete mammoth tusk on California's Santa Cruz Island. An archeology graduate student at University of California, Santa Barbara discovered the 4-foot-long tusk along the island's northern shore, the Los Angeles Times reported Thursday.
Researcher reported Tuesday that a complete tusk, believed to belong to a prehistoric mammoth was uncovered on Santa Cruz Island off the Southern California coast.
Federal and state officials will stop funding a program to reintroduce bald eagles on Santa Catalina Island, but they could restart the project after 2007.
A program that restored bald eagles to Santa Catalina Island after they were wiped out there 40 years ago is in danger of losing its funding to breeding sites on an island farther north.
Norm Macdonald rises each morning with the sun, grabs his .223-caliber rifle and slips into the passenger seat of a tiny, doorless helicopter for another day of shooting pigs. As the chopper skims over rugged terrain, Macdonald scans dozens of simple fence traps he's set up for the thousands of wild swine that have overrun this Southern California island.
Channel Islands National park is located in off the coast of California in the United States. The park holds 249,561 acres and is comprised of five of the eight Channel Islands. The area was designated as a national monument in 1938 and as a National Biosphere Reserve in 1976, but was not designated as a national park until 1980. The park extends from San Pedro to Point Conception, located near Santa Barbara. Half of the entire park consists of ocean water and seventy-six percent of the...
Symbol: QUPAP2 Group: Dicot Family: Fagaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: L48 N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CA Classification: Kingdom Plantae – Plants Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class ...
Symbol: LYFLA Group: Dicot Family: Rosaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Native Status: L48 N Synonyms: LYFLA4 Lyonothamnus floribundus A. Gray ssp. asplenifolius (Greene) P.H. Raven, orth. var. fern-leaf Catalina ironwood, Santa Cruz Island ironwood LYFLA3 Lyonothamnus floribundus A. Gray var. aspleniifolius (Greene) Brandegee Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CA...
- Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.