Drakes Bay Oyster Company Special Use Permit Environmental Impact Statement Background Information
As a part of the Drakes Bay Oyster Company Special Use Permit Environmental Impact Statement, a number of documents relevant to the planning process have been identified. These documents are presented here for your information and education throughout this NEPA process. This web page will be updated continuously as other relevant documents are identified. Please check back frequently.
Wilderness Act of 1964 (79 KB PDF)
Codde, S., Press, D., Roberts, D., and Allen, S., 2012. Pacific Harbor Seal (Phoca vitulina richardsi) Monitoring at Point Reyes National Seashore and Golden Gate National Recreation Area 2011 Annual Report. NPS Natural Resource Technical Report NPS/SFAN/NRTR-2012/611. (4,298 KB PDF)
Grosholz, Edwin (2011), Estimating the Relative Abundances of Naturalized Manila Clams and Invasive Fouling Species in Drakes Estero. Department of Environmental Science and Policy, University of California, Davis, California. (702 KB PDF)
Konzak, Michael and Adrian Praetzellis (2011), Archaeology of Ostrea lurida in Drakes Estero, Point Reyes National Seashore. Anthropological Studies Center, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, California.
Lee, Cynthia and John MacDonald (Volpe 2011), Baseline Ambient Sound Levels in Point Reyes National Seashore. Cambridge, MA: U.S. Department of Transportation, John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, March 2011. (4,636 KB PDF)Lellis, W.A., Blakeslee, C.J., Allen, L.K., Molnia, B.F., Price, S.D., Bristol, S., and Stewart, B., 2012, Assessment of photographs from wildlife monitoring cameras in Drakes Estero, Point Reyes National Seashore, California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2012-1249, 24 p., available only at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2012/1249/.
Preliminary Reference List, September 17, 2010 (96 KB PDF)
Shellfish Mariculture in Drakes Estero, Point Reyes National Seashore, California
Administrative History of Point Reyes National Seashore - 2007 (25,863 KB PDF)
National Register of Historic Places Determination of Eligibility for Johnsons Oyster Company (aka Drake's Bay Oyster Co.), Point Reyes National Seashore Registration Form with Correspondence from California State Historic Preservation Officer Re: Request for Concurrence - August 4, 2011 (5,749 KB PDF)
On April 16, 2008, the National Park Service (NPS) signed a contract (4,193 KB PDF) with the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) – National Research Council to conduct a study of the existing science on the effects and management implications of commercial mariculture in Drakes Estero at Point Reyes National Seashore.
Reservation of Use and Occupancy - 1972 (1,399 KB PDF)
Special Use Permit - April 22, 2008 (4,600 KB PDF)