2014 Changes to the Superintendent's Compendium
Point Reyes National Seashore will be including an unmanned aircraft closure to the Superintendent's Compendium. The NPS invites the public to submit written suggestions, comments, and concerns about this change. Comment deadline is August 19. More »
Climate Change: Multimedia Presentations
On this page you will find a number of The Natural Laboratory multimedia presentations that discuss some of the impacts of climate change and what Point Reyes National Seashore is doing to reduce its carbon footprint.
Watch the Burning Ancient Life: The Geology of an Oil Reserve Soundslides presentation - September 22, 2011 - 4:40 minutes (~9.5 MB)
Listen to the Ocean Acidification: Where will all the seashells go? podcast - 8:46 minutes (10,288 KB mp3)
Watch the Birds on the go: Climate change and California's feathered friends Soundslides presentation - September 9, 2010 - 5:24 minutes (~10.5 MB)
Did You Know?
Northern elephant seals (Mirounga angustirostris) began breeding at Point Reyes in 1981 after being absent for over 150 years. The population breeds at terrestrial haul out sites at Point Reyes Headland, one of only eleven mainland breeding areas for northern elephant seals in the world. More...