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Tag: Point Reyes National Seashore

Feds Pursue ‘Prompt Wind-Down’ of Drakes Bay Oyster Co.

July 8, 2014 | 9:15 am

Feds Pursue ‘Prompt Wind-Down’ of Drakes Bay Oyster Co.

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After U.S. Supreme Court’s refusal to hear oyster farm’s appeal, attorneys discuss next steps in case.

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High Court Won’t Hear Drakes Bay Oyster Co.’s Appeal of Shutdown Order

June 30, 2014 | 8:09 am

High Court Won’t Hear Drakes Bay Oyster Co.’s Appeal of Shutdown Order

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Point Reyes oyster farm owner says he’s contemplating legal options after justices refuse to hear case.

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Drakes Bay Oyster Co. Owner Says He’ll Take Case to High Court

January 15, 2014 | 10:15 am

Drakes Bay Oyster Co. Owner Says He’ll Take Case to High Court

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Appeal to Supreme Court last legal option for Point Reyes oyster farm after losing lower-court bid.

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Point Reyes Oyster Farm Gets Its Day in Court

May 14, 2013 | 2:48 pm

Point Reyes Oyster Farm Gets Its Day in Court

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(BCN) Calling Drakes Bay Oyster Co. a “shining example of sustainable agriculture,” a lawyer for the business urged a federal appeals court in San Francisco today to allow the company to keep operating. Attorney Amber Abbasi argued that former U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar “ignored the public interest in preserving an 80-year-old farm” when he […]

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Drake’s Bay Oyster Farm Gets Reprieve from Point Reyes Eviction

February 25, 2013 | 2:45 pm

Drake’s Bay Oyster Farm Gets Reprieve from Point Reyes Eviction

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A federal judge is allowing Drake’s Bay Oyster Company to stay at Point Reyes National Seashore while it fights an eviction order in court, according to lawyers representing the farm. U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced in November that the federal government would not renew the farm’s lease at the national park. The farm’s 40-year […]

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Judge Upholds Removal of Drake’s Bay Oyster Farm

February 5, 2013 | 9:07 am

Judge Upholds Removal of Drake’s Bay Oyster Farm

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By Jason Dearen, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge on Monday denied a Northern California oyster farm’s request to have its removal from Point Reyes National Seashore overturned, and ruled against allowing it to continue doing business in the park while its lawsuit is being heard in court. The judge denied owner […]

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Drake’s Bay Oyster Farm Challenges Eviction From Park in Court

January 25, 2013 | 9:05 am

Drake’s Bay Oyster Farm Challenges Eviction From Park in Court

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Update: The court did not issue a ruling on Friday, said Mary Beth Hutchins of Cause of Action, the public interest group representing Drake’s Bay Oyster Company, and it gave no indication of when the ruling might come. OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) A federal judge will decide whether an historic oyster farm can continue operating in […]

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Pt. Reyes Oyster Farm Sues Government

December 4, 2012 | 11:00 am

Pt. Reyes Oyster Farm Sues Government

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by Laird Harrison and Jon Brooks The owners of an oyster farm at Point Reyes National Seashore are suing to stop the federal government from putting them out of business. Last Thursday, Interior Secretary Kenneth Salazar denied the Lunny family’s request for a 10-year extension of their lease to operate Drakes Bay Oyster Co. on […]

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October 8, 2012 | 3:49 pm

Watch Hidden-Camera Videos of Point Reyes Wildlife

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You’re not likely to see a mountain lion in Point Reyes National Seashore — and you might not want to. But cameras hidden around the park have been snapping photos and recording video of the animals for years, and on Saturday the Marin Independent Journal posted these three videos of a prowling mountain lion, a […]

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