Category: Wildlife

January in Point Reyes… what to do?

Turns out there is plenty to do in January in Point Reyes. On a nice, sunny day, the beaches and hikes are as pleasant as ever. Just bring another layer and get started a little earlier. Once the sun goes down early, it can get chilly. But January also brings unique opportunities for those of…



Cosco Busan Oil Spill Information

UPDATE: Nov 13, 2007, 5pm:In a email newsletter, the Audobon Canyon Ranch, which is located right on the Bolinas Lagoon, notes: “despite news reports and our worst fears, indications to-date are that very little oil has reached the Bolinas Lagoon, and the threat to the Lagoon is abating.”  UPDATE: Nov 12, 2007, 9pm: The MarinIJ reports that…



Tule Elk Rutting Season

facing off by artolog Every season, there is something unqiue to do at Point Reyes.  In the early fall, it is the tule elk rutting (mating) season.  The rutting, best seen along Pierce Point Road and out on Tomales Point, can be a terrific sight as males bugle (a high-pitched cry from the males) and battle each…



Lovely Trip to Audubon Canyon Ranch

Twice already this year, we have taken trips to Audubon Canyon Ranch. In the mix were boys between the ages of 6 and 8. During the spring and summer seasons, the highlight is watching the snowy egrets and great blue herons nest high up in the trees. Photo by Michael Harrold The birds are a…