Drakes Bay Oyster Co. workers harvest strings of oysters on Schooner Bay June 7, 2007 in Point Reyes Station. Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
Drakes Bay Oyster Company is fighting back after the federal government refused to renew its lease in Point Reyes National Seashore last week. The National Park Service and its environmentalist allies want to return the area to marine wilderness. But the company is suing to overturn the decision, and many oyster lovers are rallying to its defense. Original Broadcast: Wed, Dec 5, 2012 — 9:00 AM Listen to the radio program:
Neal Desai, associate director of the National Parks Conservation Association, which actively supported the agreement to let the oyster farm lease expire and wants the estuary returned to natural wilderness
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