• The Point Reyes Beach as viewed from the Point Reyes Headlands

    Point Reyes

    National Seashore California

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  • 2014 Harbor Seal Pupping Season Closures

    From March 1 through June 30, the park implements closures of certain Tomales Bay beaches and Drakes Estero to water-based recreation to protect harbor seals during the pupping season. Please avoid disturbing seals to ensure a successful pupping season. More »

  • 2014 Winter Shuttle Bus Operations Have Ended

    March 30, 2014, was the last day for the 2014 Winter Shuttle Bus System. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. is open daily from now through late December 2014. More »

  • Operational Changes Took Effect on May 1, 2013

    The Lighthouse Visitor Center is now only open Fridays through Mondays; closed Tuesdays through Thursdays, including Thanksgiving. The Kenneth C. Patrick Visitor Center is open on weekends and holidays when shuttles are operating. More »

Climate Change Resources and Links

 
Park Science

Park Science

 

WebRangers - the National Park Service's site for kids of all ages.

 
 

Earth to Sky: Sharing a World of Resources is a Federal, inter-agency partnership working to collaborate across all sectors in support of scientific literacy. Through unique learning experiences, Earth to Sky brings scientists and communications professionals together in a collegial environment fostering a community of practice to develop communications products and strategies for furthering environmental efforts across the nation.

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News about Climate Change

Government agencies and non-governmental organizations studying and working to educate the public about climate change

 
 
 
 
 
 

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

  • Climate Change: NASA's Eyes on the Earth - Current news and data streams about global warming and climate change from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
  • The Earth Observatory's mission is to share with the public the images, stories, and discoveries about climate and the environment that emerge from NASA research, including its satellite missions, in-the-field research, and climate models.
  • Climate 365 is a yearlong effort in 2013 to highlight NASA's ongoing monitoring of Earth's climate.
  • Research at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) emphasizes a broad study of global change, which is an interdisciplinary initiative addressing natural and man-made changes in our environment that occur on various time scales—from one-time forcings such as volcanic explosions, to seasonal and annual effects such as El Niño, and on up to the millennia of ice ages—and that affect the habitability of our planet.

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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Adminstration

  • Climate.gov is a source of timely and authoritative scientific data and information about climate. Climate.gov's goals are to promote public understanding of climate science and climate-related events, to make NOAA data products and services easy to access and use, to provide climate-related support to the private sector and the Nation's economy, and to serve people making climate-related decisions with tools and resources that help them answer specific questions.


 
 

RealClimate - a commentary site on climate science by working climate scientists for the interested public and journalists.

 
 
 

Skeptical Science - Explaining climate change science & rebutting global warming misinformation.


 

Union of Concerned Scientists

  • Explore the Climate Hot Map to see evidence of climate change including heat waves, sea-level rise, flooding, melting glaciers, earlier spring arrival, coral reef bleaching, and the spread of disease. Learn about practical solutions to curb global warming.
 
 
 

Economic Impact of Global Climate Change

 
 

Statements and Testimony of Department of the Interior Officials before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies regarding Climate Change - April 26, 2007

 

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Did You Know?

Kule Loklo, a replica of a Coast Miwok village

Coast Miwok people have lived in the Point Reyes vicinity for over 4,000 years. They lived in villages similar to Kule Loklo, which is located near the Bear Valley Visitor Center. More...