Bear Valley Visitor Center Lighting Retrofit:
Due to safety concerns during the installation of new LED lights, sections of the Bear Valley Visitor Center's exhibit area may be closed through the end of July. More »
The Kenneth C. Patrick Visitor Center will be closed on Saturday, July 26.
We are sorry for any inconvenience, but the Kenneth C. Patrick Visitor Center at Drakes Beach will be closed on Saturday, July 26. It will open at 10 am on Sunday, July 27.
Giacomini Wetland Restoration Project: Technical Background Reports
Delineation of Wetlands and Deepwater Habitats - March 1, 2005 (28,230 KB PDF)
Vegetation Communities Report - January 20, 2004 (8,694 KB PDF)
Botanical Survey Report - December 16, 2003 (10,907 KB PDF)
A Cultural Resources Study - September 2002 (2,682 KB PDF)
Did You Know?
Climate scientists warn that the safe upper limit for atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) concentrations is 350 parts per million (ppm). For most of human history, atmospheric CO2 rarely exceeded 275 ppm--until the industrial revolution. As of 2013, atmospheric CO2 was ~400 ppm–-and rising 2 ppm/year. More...