At a Glance
Channel Islands National Park is often referred to as “North America’s Galapagos.” Discover the incredible ecosystems of two of its islands, Anacapa and Santa Cruz, during this online learning adventure, live from California! With naturalists, historians, authors and other experts, get an immersive look into human and natural history of these beautiful islands during lectures and virtual field trips. Learn about Anacapa Island, located 12 miles from the mainland and known for its lighthouse and seabird rookery, during online field trips with an expert. Discover the biodiversity of Santa Cruz Island and its beautiful beaches during virtual field trips, and hear about efforts to save the endangered island fox with a local naturalist. Throughout your virtual journey to the Channel Islands, enjoy in-depth presentations, Q&A sessions with experts and an opportunity to get to know fellow Road Scholars from around the country.