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Cabrillo National Monument protects a unique and diverse landscape thriving with life. Follow our science teams into the field and discover the stories of our park’s natural resources and beyond.
Cabrillo’s Green Thumb
October 18, 2017
Did you know Cabrillo National Monument has a greenhouse? We do! We use it to grow many of our hundreds of native plant species to be used for restoration efforts.
A Visit to the Greenhouse
May 21, 2017
From the Coastal Sage Scrub and Chaparral to the Maritime Succulent Scrub, the native species of Cabrillo National Monument’s unique plant communities support a high biodiversity of organisms within the Park. However, managing these threatened resources is an ongoing struggle between invasive species and the survival of existing species. At this park we are fortunate to upkeep a substantial stock of native plants through our thriving greenhouse program.
Last updated: November 4, 2016