Monthly Archives: November 2011

National Enviro Group Smears Local Oyster Farm

From the Russian River Times November- December 2011 Issue The National Parks Conservation Association’s (NPCA) campaign against the presence of historic Drakes Bay Oyster Company farm (DBOC) in Point Reyes National Seashore has a readily apparent pattern of inflammatory press … Continue reading

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Busting the Park Service Coverup

From the Russian River Times November 2011 In an all too rare case of bipartisan agreement, letters to Department of Interior Secretary Salazar from Senator Feinstein and House Committee Chairman Darrell Issa both state very similar concerns about the integrity … Continue reading

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Investigating the National Park Service

From the Russian River Times, October 2011 Are the National Park Service really the ‘good guys’ in the dispute over the future of oyster harvest in Point Reyes National Sea Shore?  To understand the situation, consider the nature and history … Continue reading

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The Gang that Couldn’t Map Straight

From the Russian River Times, May 2011 The Russian River Times ‘asked’ the seals what they thought about the National Park Service (NPS) Drakes Estero controversy, via an aerial survey. The seals seemed happy in their usual haul-out spots, on … Continue reading

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Sonoma’s Shark Superhighway

From the Russian River Times November 2010 Late each summer, great white sharks return from their Northeastern Pacific ‘Café’ to the same locations on the California Coast.   One of the major destinations is a triangular area generally defined by Anno … Continue reading

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Whitewashing the coverup

From the Russian River Times April 2011 As recently reported in The Russian River Times,  the National Park Service (NPS) withheld scientific data (automatic camera records) that contradicted its supposedly scientific claims of harm to harbor seals by workers at … Continue reading

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Point Reyes National Seashore Caught in its own camera trap.

Note that web-links are included at end of post. Just recently,  I went to the first of the Point Reyes National Seashore scoping meetings on the upcoming Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) focused on Kevin Lunny and his family’s Drakes Bay … Continue reading

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