Point Reyes National Seashore

A goat feeds on weeds.

Park Service Will Deploy Herd Of Goats To Chomp Invasive Plants At Point Reyes

Officials with Point Reyes National Seashore will begin an experiment next week to reduce the invasive plant species on about 12 acres of national parkland.

01/18/2015

A veterinarian takes a blood sample from a dead pygmy sprem whale at a beach near Abbott's Lagoon at Point Reyes National Seashore, January 9, 2015. (Marine Mammal Center)

Rare Pygmy Sperm Whale Dies After Washing Up At Point Reyes National Seashore

Marine biologists are headed out to a beach along the Point Reyes National Seashore Friday morning to examine a rare pygmy sperm whale that washed up on the beach yesterday.

01/09/2015

Drakes Bay, Point Reyes National Seashore (National Park Service)

Winter Shuttle Bus Service To Begin Taking Point Reyes Seashore Visitors To See Seals, Whales

If you’re hoping to see some seals on the North Bay’s seashore, a bus shuttle service starting Friday will help you do just that.

12/25/2014

Drake's Bay Oyster Farm appeal declined by Supreme Court

Drakes Bay Oyster Company Settles Dispute With National Park Service, Will Close At End Of 2014

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.

10/06/2014

Drake's Bay Oyster Farm appeal declined by Supreme Court

Marin County Restaurants And Tomales Bay Oyster Sue Feds To Stop Drakes Bay Closure

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.

07/19/2014

Drakes Bay Oyster Co. customers have picnic lunches with fresh oysters on April 16, 2014 in Inverness, CA (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Drakes Bay Oyster Farm Not Giving Up After High Court Declines To Hear Appeal

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.

06/30/2014

Drakes Bay Oyster Co. customers have picnic lunches with fresh oysters on April 16, 2014 in Inverness, CA (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Drakes Bay Oyster Co. Makes Final Bid To Remain Open

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.

06/10/2014

A harbor seal pup. (NOAA)

Parts Of Point Reyes Will Close To Protect Seal Pups

Parts of Point Reyes National Seashore will be closed for four months to protect seals and their newborn pups.

03/02/2014

Drakes Bay, Point Reyes National Seashore (National Park Service)

Fisherman Drowns After Chasing Ice Chest Hit By Waves At Point Reyes

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.

01/20/2014

The fluke of a gray whale is seen at Laguna San Ignacio, Baja California, Mexico. (CBS)

Dozens Of Gray Whales Spotted Off Point Reyes As Migration Begins

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.

12/27/2013

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