Drakes Estero

Point Reyes Visitors Warned Against Collecting Shellfish At Closed Drakes Bay Oyster Farm SiteThe warning follows the Wednesday closure of the Drake's Bay Oyster Co., which agreed in October to shut down following a long legal battle with the U.S. Interior Department over the loss of its lease.
Man Missing After Swimming Across Drakes Estero In Marin CountyAuthorities resumed the search this morning for a swimmer who disappeared while crossing the mouth of Drakes Estero in the Point Reyes National Seashore on Monday afternoon.
Marin County Restaurants And Tomales Bay Oyster Sue Feds To Stop Drakes Bay ClosureA Tomales Bay oyster business and several Marin County restaurants have sued the U.S. Interior Department in federal court in San Francisco in a bid to block the July 31 closure of the Drakes Bay Oyster Co.
Drakes Bay Oyster Co. Begins Final Appeal To Stay OpenThe fight over the government's demand that the Drakes Bay Oyster Company close up shop at the Point Reyes National Seashore heads Tuesday to a final appeal to the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.