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Posts Categorized: San Nicholas Island

Lone Woman of San Nicholas Island

Last February I had the opportunity to spend one full day on San Nicholas Island. It was the only Channel Island I hadn’t touched down on. The 20-minute flight out of Point Mugu Naval Base was interesting. I sat in the back of the plane and watched the 30-seater repeatedly bow inward against powerful northwest winds, turbulent white-capped seas as far as I could see. Once we landed visibility fluctuated from poor to nonexistent… Read more »

Feline Free on San Nicholas Island

An intensive, 3-year feral cat eradication project on remote San Nicholas Island is complete, and has been deemed successful according to partners in conservation directly involved with the feline’s removal. Located 61 miles off the Ventura County, CA coastline, San Nicholas is the third largest island off the California coast.  The distant, windswept isle has been owned by the U.S. Navy since 1933, and is prime haul out and pupping habitat for large rookeries of… Read more »