Monthly Archives: January 2014


Supporter Profile: Rowan Jacobsen

Drakes Bay Oyster Farm supporter Rowan Jacobsen is the author of A Geography of Oysters, Fruitless Fall, The Living ShoreAmerican Terroir, and Shadows on the Gulf. He has written for the New York TimesHarper’sOutside, Mother Jones, Orion, and others, and his work has been anthologized in The Best American Science and Nature Writing and Best Food Writing collections. Whether visiting endangered oystermen in Louisiana or cacao-gathering...
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The Collaborative Management Alternative

In 2012, the Park Service created an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) about Drakes Bay Oyster Company. The EIS has become infamous for its misrepresentation of the facts and for its lawlessness. For example, the EIS lacked a valid "no action" baseline, something the NEPA process requires--in this case, every proposed alternative assumed the removal of...
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