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 »
What is RSS?
Over time, Point Reyes National Seashore will be offering a variety of RSS/web feeds. An RSS icon (displayed to the right) will indicate that you can subscribe to a particular web feed. You may need to click on the icon and then paste the URL of the resulting page into your feed reader. Want to know more about web feeds or feed readers? Read below...
What are web feeds?
How can I use a Point Reyes web feed?
Another way to receive the web feed uses a feed reader. Feed readers are software that can check the feeds of websites and present you with a list of the latest news, podcasts, etc., from those sites. There are many different types. Some work with your Web browser and others are downloadable applications that work on their own.
Once you have chosen a feed reader, all that is left to do is identify the feeds you want it to receive. To subscribe to a Point Reyes National Seashore feed, look for the RSS icons. Depending on your feed reader, you may be able to subscribe by just dragging the icon to your feed reader. Or, you may have to click on the icon and then copy and paste the URL of the feed into your feed reader.
How do I get a feed reader?
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 ~396 ppm–-and rising 2 ppm/year. More...