Photo Of The Day: National Park Takes On Oyster Farm

(AP) — In this photo taken Tuesday Dec. 6, 2011, workers clean and sort oysters at the Drake's Bay Oyster Co. in Point Reyes National Seashore, Calif. For more than 100 years oyster farmers have culled delicious bivalves from the salty waters of a pristine bay tucked amid the green rolling hills of Point Reyes National Seashore, located about 50 miles north of San Francisco.

(AP) — In this photo taken Tuesday Dec. 6, 2011, workers clean and sort oysters at the Drake's Bay Oyster Co. in Point Reyes National Seashore, Calif.

For more than 100 years oyster farmers have culled delicious bivalves from the salty waters of a pristine bay tucked amid the green rolling hills of Point Reyes National Seashore, located about 50 miles north of San Francisco. The oyster farm was allowed to remain after the land and waters here became a national park in 1962, but next year Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is set to decide if the company's permit will be renewed. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

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