CDPH Warns Consumers Not to Eat Sport-Harvested Bivalve Shellfish from Inner Tomales Bay
The Cal. Department of Public Health is advising consumers not to eat recreationally harvested mussels, clams, or whole scallops from inner Tomales Bay. Dangerous levels of paralytic shellfish poisoning toxins have been detected in mussels from this area. More »
Operational Changes Took Effect on May 1
The Lighthouse Visitor Center is now only open Fridays through Mondays; closed Tuesdays through Thursdays, including Thanksgiving. The Kenneth C. Patrick Visitor Center will be closed through late December, reopening weekends and holidays on December 28. More »
Visitor Center Winter Hours
Visitor Center Winter Hours took effect on Sunday, November 3, 2013. More »
Point Reyes Headlands Winter Shuttle Bus System
Beginning Saturday, December 28, 2013, Sir Francis Drake Boulevard will be closed beyond the South Beach Road junction on weekends & holidays during favorable weather conditions. Bus service to the Lighthouse & Chimney Rock is provided from Drakes Beach. More »
<i>The National Parks: America's Best Idea</i> Film Screening at Dominican University of California on September 17, 2009
Contact: John Dell’Osso, 415-464-5135
On Thursday evening, September 17 from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m., Point Reyes National Seashore, Point Reyes National Seashore Association and Dominican University of California will host a preview of the upcoming PBS series, The National Parks: America's Best Idea by Ken Burns and Dayton Duncan. Doug McConnell of Bay Area Backroads and Open Road.TV fame will emcee this free event.
Additionally, a sneak preview of the not yet completed documentary by Nancy Kelly, Moments in Time, will be showed. This documentary will chronicle the struggle to preserve open space and agricultural lands in Marin and Sonoma Counties.
This event is also sponsored by Sierra Club Marin Group, National Parks and Conservation Association, the Environmental Action Committee of West Marin, KQED, KRCB, and all of the National Parks in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Carpooling to this event is recommended. Dominican University of California is located at 50 Acacia Avenue in San Rafael. The viewing will take place in Angelico Hall.
Did You Know?
So many California red-legged frogs were caught for consumption in the late 1800's that their numbers declined throughout California. So bullfrogs were imported from the east to help meet the demand. But bullfrogs are voracious predators and helped drive the red-legged frog population lower yet. More...