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 stewardship.
Learn more about several vacancies on the advisory council. Application deadline: July 31, 2020.
The sanctuary’s management plan is being revised and public input is requested from October 1 through November 15, 2019. Learn more about the management plan revision!