Claire Peaslee

Claire Peaslee is a naturalist and writer whose life has been shaped by greater Point Reyes, her longtime adopted home. She is a past editor of the Point Blue Quarterly and has contributed essays to Bay Nature, Estero Quarterly, the West Marin Review, and other publications. Visiting Jenner Headlands was a chance to expand perspective on her bioregion.

Point Reyes: On the Edge


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.