What’s on Tap for Channel Islands Harbor Events in 2024?

Channel Islands Harbor is gearing up for a year of unforgettable events in 2024. Whether you’re a car enthusiast, a music lover, or someone who enjoys the magic of fireworks and holiday festivities, the Harbor has something special in store for you. Mark your calendars, plan your road trip or staycation in advance, and get…

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Whale Watching Off Ventura County Coast Earns Worldclass Designation

A grey whale arcs backwards over the water, a small whale-watching ship in the background

Whale watching off the Ventura County coast in the Santa Barbara Channel has earned a worldclass designation. Thanks to the work of a group of local whale enthusiasts, the Santa Barbara Channel has recently achieved a prestigious milestone by being designated as the 9th Whale Heritage Area in the world. Here are the nine designated…

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Developer Seeks Feedback on Fisherman’s Wharf Concept

Channel Islands Harbor Fishermans Wharf

(1/23/2024) Editor’s Note: All workshops have concluded. If you would like to communicate with the developer’s representative, please email at Axel Stelter at stelter@karls.de A developer will host a series of workshops in January 2024 to seek community feedback on an updated draft concept to revitalize Fisherman’s Wharf at the Channel Islands Harbor. Robert Dahl,…

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January 2024 Director’s Message

As we dive into the promising waters of 2024, I am honored and excited to extend my heartfelt greetings to each one of you. The Channel Islands Harbor has always been a vibrant hub of maritime activity, community spirit, and natural beauty, and I’m thrilled to continue leading the Ventura County Harbor Department during this…

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