National Park Service Dismantles Drakes Estero Oyster RacksAs oyster season opens, a major player in Marin County will be missing from the action this year.
Oyster Recovery Projects Bring Calls For Government Investment In SF Bay And NationwideOyster-recovery efforts in SF Bay and elsewhere around the country have a unified goal: showing that oysters can be successfully restored in the wild.
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.
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. Appealing To Supreme Court To Stay OpenOyster farm owner Kevin Lunny said the company will now appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court, which is the last step available in the appeals process.
Drakes Bay Oyster Co. Asks Appeals Court To Rehear Bid To Stay OpenAs promised, the Drakes Bay Oyster Co. appealed to an expanded panel of a federal appeals court in San Francisco on Friday to allow it to keep operating at Point Reyes National Seashore.
Drakes Bay Oyster Co. To Appeal Federal Court Decision To Shut Its Doors A popular oyster farm in the Point Reyes National Seashore is appealing a federal court decision that bolstered the government's effort to close the facility.
Appeals Court Panel Upholds Drakes Bay Oyster Farm EvictionA federal appeals court has upheld a decision by former Interior Secretary Ken Salazar not to renew the lease of a popular oyster farm operating in a national park in Northern California.
Marin Oyster Farm Wins Injunction To Stay Open During AppealAn oyster farm in the Point Reyes National Seashore won an order from a federal appeals court in San Francisco Monday allowing it to stay open for the time being during its longer-term battle against closure.
Murky Future For Point Reyes Oyster FarmThe future of an oyster farm in the Point Reyes National Seashore is still murky after a new report criticized the National Park Service’s environmental review of the farm.