TOMALES BAY: Richard James has been collecting debris from oyster operations, along with other trash, on Tomales Bay for two years. State and federal agencies are now taking notice.   David Briggs

From his old silver Prius parked on the side of Highway One, Richard James pulls out oyster-growing gear he has collected from Tomales Bay in recent months: heaps of zip ties, chunks of rope, coated copper wire and a bag of blue gloves. There is a perfectly intact oyster-growing bag made of blue, hardy plastic mesh and . . .

You have reached content available exclusively to Point Reyes Light digital subscribers.

Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access.

Already a subscriber? Login here.