Point Reyes National Seashore
The National Park Service announced a joint filing of a settlement agreement Monday that would end ongoing litigation between Drakes Bay Oyster Company pending a U.S. District Court’s approval.
A 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.
The Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal from Drakes Bay Oyster Co., popular oyster farm the Point Reyes National Seashore that is facing closure, but the owners aren’t giving up.
Drake’s Bay Oyster Co., at Point Reyes National Seashore, made its final bid to the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday for a hearing on its quest to keep operating.
Parts of Point Reyes National Seashore will be closed for four months to protect seals and their newborn pups.
A fisherman died off the coast of Marin County Monday afternoon, after apparently being swept into the water at Elephant Rock north of Point Reyes.
Gray whales migrating south for winter are now passing the San Francisco Bay Area, and rangers at Point Reyes National Seashore observed 41 whales last Sunday, and another 25 Friday.
As 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.
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.
A 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.