04-30-2009 Pulitzer Prize winner Dave Mitchell: Why bottom of Drakes Estero can never become part of a wilderness area « Sparsely Sage and Timely

Because the bottomlands of Drakes Estero are under the jurisdiction of the State of California, which by law must forever protect them for fishing, including aquaculture, they can never become part of a Wilderness Area of the National Park Service.

100_0286This legal fact may in the long run be the main obstacle to the Point Reyes National Seashore administration’s machinations to close Drakes Bay Oyster Company three years from now.

 

 

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Why bottom of Drakes Estero can never become part of a wilderness area « Sparsely Sage and Timely.

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