Latest from Point Reyes

On the Fence

October 01, 2015 by Alison Hawkes

The recovery of the nearly extinct Tule Elk has become a dilemma for the park service, ranchers, and environmentalists at Point Reyes.


The Lost Birds of Point Reyes

August 10, 2015 by Carolyn Longstreth

As birding became more popular in the 1970s and 1980s, records of the rare sightings accumulated from Point Reyes and other local “vagrant traps,” coastal sites with high concentrations of vagrant birds.

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First Person: Environmental Education Award Winner Julia Clothier

April 01, 2015 by Jacoba Charles

Julia Clothier has won Bay Nature's Environmental Education Local Hero Award for her work as director of the Clem Miller Environmental Education Center at Point Reyes National Seashore.

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Orcas Erupt at Point Reyes

April 29, 2014 by Eric Simons

A pod of orcas put on a show for visitors off the shore of the Point Reyes Lighthouse this weekend. Check out these photos.

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The Wild Life of a Coastodian: An Interview with Richard James

January 13, 2014 by Eric Simons

From the western edge of the continent, Richard James blogs about life and litter at, takes photos, and dreams up art projects that challenge our view of the world.

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The Man Who Sees the Trash

January 06, 2014 by Eric Simons

Richard James, who keeps the beaches of Point Reyes as litter-free as he can, has an obsessive eye for the discordant note of trash. His life as a park volunteer comes with a lesson: You learn strange things when you pick up after the world.


Where are all the Western Toads?

December 12, 2013 by Alessandra Bergamin

I used to have a multitude of western toads on my ranch in Nicasio but I no longer see them. I was wondering what happened to all the toads?


Twenty miles of Point Reyes

November 20, 2012 by Jules Evens

Tag along with Jules Evens on two 10 mile hikes as he closes in on hiking every mile of trail at Point Reyes National Seashore in 2012.

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Point Reyes National Seashore Association

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The primary nonprofit park partner working to fund and implement preservation projects throughout Point Reyes and educate people about the park's environment.

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Point Reyes: On the Edge

July 16, 2012 by Claire Peaslee

You always know essentially where to find it: just aim yourself toward the western horizon, and go. At the road's end, the trail's end, the far end of that last dune-trudge or bluff-scramble, it's there: a great conjunction of land, sky, and sea. North America meets Pacific Ocean.

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