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 »
On Monday, December 31, 2012, Limantour Road was closed due to a failed culvert. Limantour Road was reopened on Friday, January 4, 2013. The road has been stabilized and temporary measures will provide access until permanent repairs to the road can be carried out in the next few months.
Through Monday, September 30, 2013, Limantour Road will be open with one lane of traffic coordinated by stop signs at the site of the repair work. The location of the repairs to Limantour Road is about one and a half miles from the intersection of Limantour and Bear Valley Roads. While additional signs will alert drivers as they approach the area, drivers are urged to use caution while on Limantour Road.
Beginning on Monday, September 30, 2013, Limantour Road will be closed for repairs on weekdays from 8 am until 5 pm. The closure will be in effect for up to 30 days. Limantour Road will be open to traffic all day on weekends, as well as overnight from 5 pm until 8 am on weekdays. The closure is required to replace a failed culvert before the arrival of the winter rains.
For emergency road and weather conditions in West Marin, tune in to KWMR, 90.5 FM.
For more information on road closures in Marin County and the Bay Area, check the Marin Sheriff Current Emergency Information, the California Department of Transportation's Current Highway Conditions, and CHP Traffic Incident Information (select "Bay Area" in the upper left corner, then look for "Marin" in the Area column) websites.
Did You Know?
Even if California and the West gets more rainfall with global warming, earlier snow melt and hotter summers will likely produce more drought stress, increasing susceptibility to pathogens and invasive species. More...