Push for DDT waste cleanup gaining support

Momentum is building to put pressure on Congress and the Environmental Protection Agency to address the recent documentation of an estimated 27,000...

New survey finds massive DDT waste dump

Barrels of toxic waste were dumped in the waters off Catalina Shortly after World War II until the early...

The freedom of a leash: Conservancy asks public to leash dogs

It is more important than ever to use a leash while out with your dog. Avalon city and...

Virtual ‘Catalinaland’ event set for Saturday

This Saturday, April 10, Catalina Island Museum and Charles Phoenix will present “Catalinaland” virtually at 6 p.m. Retro pop culture humorist, author...

Conservancy surveys the secretive Scripps’s murrelet

Catalina Island Conservancy studies a threatened, nocturnal seabird A sliver of moon provided just enough light to steer the...

Catalina’s ‘Dr. Bill’ honored for increasing public awareness of marine environment

By Jeffrey Bozanic William Bushing, Ph.D. received the 2020 Environmental Enrichment Award. He’s been based on...

City seeks state grant to replenish sand

City staff has apply for a state grant to fund a project to minimize sand loss on South...

Avalon Rotary invites public to clean-up event

The Avalon Rotary Club’s monthly community clean-up will be held at 9 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 13 at Avalon...

Keep an eye on the eagle’s nest

The 2020 bald eagle season saw seven active bald eagle pairs and four healthy chicks successfully fledge the nest. The bird shown...

Catalina Island shrew spotted

For the first time since 2004, researchers have observed a live Catalina Island Shrew. Conservancy biologists found this endemic species, listed as...
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