Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary protects 1,470 square miles of ocean waters
around the Northern Channel Islands: Anacapa, Santa Cruz, Santa Rosa, San Miguel, and Santa Barbara
islands. A special place for endangered species, sensitive habitats, historic shipwrecks, and
cultural resources, the sanctuary provides protection through research, education, conservation, and
Sanctuary Advisory Council Members Sought
Applications are now being accepted for four positions on the Sanctuary Advisory Council. Apply by August 14!
A quiet refuge located just offshore from Southern California's bustling coastline, Channel
Islands National Marine Sanctuary is an ideal destination for boaters, fishers, and nature and