Interior Secretary Ken Salazar visited Marin County last week on a fact-finding mission to decide the fate of a family-run oyster farm in the Point Reyes National Seashore.
Salazar met with the owners of the Drakes Bay Oyster Co. and toured its harvesting and canning operations before meeting with environmentalists and National Park Service officials. Read More
A creaky wooden scow piled high with gnarled oysters slides over the water toward wooden racks hung with rows of the shellfish on Drakes Estero, a stunning estuary teeming with marine and bird life. Read More