While the Conservancy is not a research institution, it relies on solid scientific data to make its management decisions. Much of this data comes from members of the scientific community who are involved in projects on the Island.

The Conservancy welcomes research that supports its ecological restoration, conservation, and land management goals. Studies in disciplines such as soils, botany, ornithology, mammalogy, entomology, taxonomy, genetics, and ecology are all vital to the success of the Conservancy's mission.

To conduct research on Conservancy land, researchers must apply for a permit and submit a research proposal. For more information on conducting research you may contact the Conservation Department.

Application for Research and Collecting Permit (PDF)

Send completed application to:

Rebekah Rudy
Conservation Operations Coordinator
Catalina Island Conservancy
P.O. Box 2739
Avalon, CA 90704
Office:  310-510-1299 x242
Fax: 310-510-1729

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