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Drake's Bay,

inlet of the Pacific Ocean, formed by the San Andreas fault, W Calif., NW of San Francisco. Point Reyes forms its outer arm. The bay was visited by Sir Francis DrakeDrake, Sir Francis,
1540?–1596, English navigator and admiral, first Englishman to circumnavigate the world (1577–80). Early Career

He was born in Devonshire, the son of a yeoman, and was at an early age apprenticed to a ship captain.
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 in 1579.
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This note describes unusual foraging behavior observed in Surf Scoters (Melanitta perspicillata) along the shoreline of Drakes Bay on the Point Reyes Peninsula, California, in mid-January 2015.
He presents what he sees in his travels, as well as his thoughts and feelings about it, but he also presents the wider context -- such as the conflict over the Drakes Bay Oyster Farm, where all sides claim to be prioritizing the environment.
The justices without comment left in place lower court rulings against Drakes Bay Oyster Co.
Drakes Estero is a shallow estuary on the coast of Drakes Bay, California, protected by a shifting sandbar and with a navigable entrance channel when Golden Hind visited in 1579.
When discussing Oyster Farm, Evvy Eisen explains, "I set out to photograph the workers at the Drakes Bay Oyster Company because they are part of our community, though few of us have ever seen them or understand what they do.
Climb up and over, and you'll see a narrow finger of sand stretching 2 miles north between Drakes Bay and a mighty estuary teeming with birds.
Feinstein criticized Jarvis for his handling of a dispute between the Drakes Bay Oyster Co.
In California, the Department offish and Game required an inspection of oyster shell at Drakes Bay Oyster Company on Drakes Estero before it was transported to San Francisco Bay for use in native oyster restoration.
"It's wonderful to have all this technology at your disposal and be able to slice and dice everything," said Christopher Dann, president of Drakes Bay Fundraising in Larkspur, Calif., that assists or manages nonprofit campaigns.
"If we get bad water, we don't eat--it's that simple," says Ben Johnston, of Johnston's Oyster Farm, located just north of San Francisco on Drakes Bay, surrounded by the beautiful rolling pastureland of Pt.
Site 2012 2013 Abbotts Lagoon 6 6 Northern Tomales Bay 7 6 Giacomini Wetlands and Lagunitas Creek 4 8 Rodeo Lagoon 4 6 Redwood Creek and Muir Woods * 3 Lower Corte Madera Creek 3 4 Tennessee Valley Lagoon 1 2 Seadrift/Bolinas Lagoon 3 3 Drakes Bay 5 4 Bass Lake * 4 Alpine/Lagunitas/Bon Tempe Reservoirs * 4 Total 33 50 TABLE 4.