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 »
Point Reyes National Seashore Hosts Electronic Waste Recycling Collection
Contact: John Dell'Osso, 415-464-5135
On November 15 at the Bear Valley Visitor Center, from 10 am to 2 pm, Point Reyes National Seashore will host an electronic waste (e-waste) recycling collection, joining thousands of local organizers holding recycling events across the country to celebrate America Recycles Day, the only nationally recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States.
Please note the following items will be accepted:
The following items will NOT be accepted:
"We are looking forward to helping our community safely and responsibly recycle their electronic waste," says Point Reyes National Seashore Engineering Technician Dale Dualan.
All e-waste will be taken to Renew Computers in San Rafael, CA, for recycling. For more information about e-waste recycling at Point Reyes National Seashore visit: http://americarecyclesday.org/join-event?zip=94956 or call Dale Dualan at 415-464-5100 x5942.
About America Recycles Day
About Keep America Beautiful, Inc.
Did You Know?
In addition to raising sea levels and temperatures, the increased concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is changing ocean chemistry by reducing the pH of the ocean. This decreased pH reduces the availability of minerals which marine organisms use to build shells and reef structures. More...