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Conservancy's Summer Naturalists educate public, support island tourism

Conservancy's Summer Naturalists educate public, support island tourism

posted: 8/31/2014

AVALON -- Four college students from across the country have been greeting visitors in Avalon and Two Harbors this summer, educating them about conservation on the island and encouraging them to explore and experience Catalina.


Former harbormaster publishes ‘Between Two Harbors’

Former harbormaster publishes ‘Between Two Harbors’

Ambrosia Brody  |  posted: 8/28/2014

TWO HARBORS – On Saturday, Aug. 9, former Two Harbors Harbormaster Doug Oudin greeted General Store patrons who approached him with questions about the island’s history and asked him for his autograph. 

Catalina home to another rare species

Catalina home to another rare species

posted: 8/16/2014

CATALINA ISLAND – The Catalina Island Conservancy’s seabird research team and the California Institute of Environmental Studies (CIES) recently discovered a rare nocturnal seabird breeding on the island’s Ship Rock.

Catalina Island Museum construction project requires innovative thinking

Catalina Island Museum construction project requires innovative thinking

posted: 8/14/2014

AVALON – The construction crew working on Catalina Island Museum’s Ada Blanche Wrigley Schreiner Building hit a hurdle due to the Island’s Stage 2 drought status. 

Catalina Conservancy asks public to help Island’s bison

Catalina Conservancy asks public to help Island’s bison

Ambrosia Brody  |  posted: 8/7/2014

AVALON --  The herd of wild bison roaming Catalina Island is in danger due to the state’s extreme condition. 

Meet your Harbor Patrol

Meet your Harbor Patrol

Ambrosia Brody  |  posted: 7/24/2014

TWO HARBORS– Boaters who recently visited Catalina Island were able to personally meet the deputies who help to keep them safe on the water.

Catalina comes alive with Descanso Beach Club Parties

Catalina comes alive with Descanso Beach Club Parties

posted: 7/12/2014

AVALON – Boaters looking to get away this summer are invited to join in the Descanso Beach Club Parties scheduled throughout the summer. 

Santa Catalina Island Co. announces new mooring reservation option

Santa Catalina Island Co. announces new mooring reservation option

posted: 7/10/2014

CATALINA ISLAND – Santa Catalina Island Company (SCICo) has announced a new mooring reservation option. 

Fourth of July Happenings around the island

Fourth of July Happenings around the island

Ambrosia Brody  |  posted: 6/26/2014

AVALON – Boaters looking to spend the July 4 weekend away from the mainland are welcome to cruise over to Avalon where several events are planned for the long weekend. 

 2014 Summer Concert Series hits Avalon

2014 Summer Concert Series hits Avalon

Ambrosia Brody  |  posted: 6/12/2014

AVALON - The Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with The Xceptional Music Company, will present the 2014 Catalina Summer Concert Series. 

Two Harbors Hosts 13th Annual Wine Festival

Two Harbors Hosts 13th Annual Wine Festival

Ambrosia Brody  |  posted: 6/5/2014

TWO HARBORS -- Wine connoisseurs can taste the finest in reds, chardonnays, syrahs and bubbles during Two Harbors 13th annual Wine Festival.

Yacht Dog Show Returns to Two Harbors, June 21

Yacht Dog Show Returns to Two Harbors, June 21

Ambrosia Brody  |  posted: 6/5/2014

TWO HARBORS -- Dog owners who enjoy dressing up their four-legged canines are invited to cruise over to the 13th annual Yacht Dog Show.

66th annual Catalina Ski Race starts July 19

66th annual Catalina Ski Race starts July 19

Ambrosia Brody  |  posted: 5/29/2014

LONG BEACH – Powerboaters and waterskiers from around the world will compete in the 66th annual Catalina Ski Race, July 19, hosted by Long Beach Boat and Ski Club.

Dana Point Harbor Boat Show opens May 29

Dana Point Harbor Boat Show opens May 29

posted: 5/22/2014

DANA POINT – More than 200 boats are scheduled to appear in the 14th annual Dana Point Harbor Boat Show, May 29-June 1.

 Avalon Ball pays tribute to the 1920s and 1930s

Avalon Ball pays tribute to the 1920s and 1930s

Ambrosia Brody  |  posted: 5/9/2014

AVALON -- The 12th annual Avalon Ball, scheduled for May 17, will take guests back to the glitz and glamour of the roaring 1920s and the 1930s during an evening of dancing and dining.

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