Jules Evens

Naturalist and writer Jules Evens has lived near Point Reyes for over 30 years. He is the founder of Avocet Research Associates and the author of The Natural History of the Point Reyes Peninsula and An Introduction to California Birdlife (both UC Press).
Kehoe Marsh

Kehoe Marsh and McClures Beach in Winter


Discover diverse wildlife and great sunsets, even in winter, with naturalist Jules Evens at McClure’s Beach, Point Reyes. This is his second-to-last post in a yearlong quest to hike and write about every trail at Point Reyes.

Woodward Valley Trail view

Twenty miles of Point Reyes


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.

Wildlife Scenes from Marshall Beach, Point Reyes


Marshall Beach Trail. October 12, 2012 “Life is a journey, not a destination.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson The  trailhead to Marshall Beach begins after driving a couple of miles along the L Ranch Rd., out through the northern edge of the … Read more

The Outer Point in Autumn


The Outer Point Reyes Peninsula is a Mecca for both birds and birdwatchers during autumn migration. And it’s a fine place to see elephant seals as well.