Operational Changes Took Effect on May 1
The Lighthouse Visitor Center is now only open Fridays through Mondays. The Kenneth C. Patrick Visitor Center will be closed through late December 2013. More »
2013 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 »
Point Reyes National Seashore Offers Media Opportunity on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Drakes Bay Oyster Company Special Use Permit
Contact: Melanie Gunn, 415-464-5131
WHAT: A media opportunity will be held regarding the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Drakes Bay Oyster Company Special Use Permit prior to the public meeting at Fort Mason Center. Point Reyes National Seashore Superintendent Cicely Muldoon will provide an update and be available to answer questions.
WHO: Members of the press are invited to attend a media opportunity hosted by the Point Reyes National Seashore.
WHERE: General's Residence (formally known as the Officers' Club) at Fort Mason. Enter Fort Mason from Bay and Franklin, and take the second right. Follow posted signs.
WHEN: 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, October 19, 2011
Please RSVP to Melanie Gunn by email or phone (415-464-5131).
The NPS is hosting three public meetings on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Drakes Bay Oyster Company Special Use Permit:
Tuesday October 18, 2011, 6-8 p.m., Dance Palace Community Center, 503 B St., Point Reyes Station, CA 94965
Wednesday October 19, 2011, 6-8 p.m., Ft. Mason Center, Building D, Marina Boulevard at Buchanan, San Francisco, CA 94123
Thursday October 20, 2011, 6-8 p.m., Tamalpais High School Student Center, 700 Miller Ave, Mill Valley, CA 94941
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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...