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 »
Deadline for Public Comment on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Drakes Bay Oyster Company Special Use Permit Extended to December 9, 2011
Contact: Melanie Gunn, 415‐464‐5131
Point Reyes Station - In light of next week's anticipated release of the Marine Mammal Commission report regarding harbor seal ecology in Point Reyes National Seashore, the National Park Service is extending the public comment period for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Drakes Bay Oyster Company Special Use Permit to December 9, 2011. Comments may be submitted by one of the following methods:
Internet: http://parkplanning.nps.gov/pore (click on the Drakes Bay Oyster Company Special Use Permit EIS link). Direct link: http://parkplanning.nps.gov/commentForm.cfm?documentID=43390.
Mail: Point Reyes National Seashore, Attention: Superintendent, DBOC SUP DEIS, 1 Bear Valley Road, Point Reyes Station, CA 94956.
Hand delivery: Deliver comments to the Office of the Superintendent at Point Reyes National Seashore, 1 Bear Valley Road, Point Reyes Station, CA 94956.
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