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.
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.
Drakes Bay Oyster Company Settles Dispute With National Park Service, Will Close At End Of 2014The 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.
Drakes Bay Oyster Co. Shutdown Appears Imminent; Settlement Being Negotiated After nearly two years of legal battles, it appears the Drakes Bay Oyster Company will soon shut down its farm in the Point Reyes National Seashore.
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.
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.
Drakes Bay Oyster Company Making Final Appeal To Stay OpenCalling the Drakes Bay Oyster Co. a “shining example of sustainable agriculture,” a lawyer for the business urged a federal appeals court in San Francisco today to allow the company to keep operating.
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.
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.
Marin Oyster Farm Appeals Judge's Ruling On Its ClosureThe owners of a North Bay oyster farm that is scheduled to be removed from Point Reyes National Seashore are appealing a judge’s refusal to allow it to stay open while its lawsuit against the government proceeds.
Judge Upholds Removal Of Point Reyes Oyster FarmThe rulings dealt a blow to the popular Drakes Bay Oyster Co.'s last-ditch effort to remain in business beyond its March 15 eviction date.
Marin Oyster Farmer Sues Over Federal EvictionThe owner of a Northern California oyster farm says he has filed a federal lawsuit seeking to overturn Interior Secretary Ken Salazar's eviction of his family-run business from a national park.