Our Social Media Team

Ten members of Point Reyes National Seashore's Social Media Team leaping in the air.
 
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Have you ever wondered about the faces behind the posts you see on our social media sites? Meet our social media team! These individuals share their insights, research, park views, and photos to help you connect to Point Reyes from wherever you may be.

Check out our posts, shared on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Youtube!

 
A head photo of Point Reyes Social Media Team member Bonnie wearing a gray ranger shirt, a green vest, and a straw-colored flat-brimmed ranger hat.

Bonnie grew up in California, near Monterey Bay and has always had a deep appreciation and passion for the protection of resources. As a U.S. Park Ranger in the Visitor and Resource Protection Division and Mounted Patrol Unit at Point Reyes National Seashore, Bonnie's social media focus is getting out information to keep park visitors and resources safe. Prior to becoming a protection Ranger, Bonnie was a Television News Executive and she holds degrees in Broadcast Journalism and Political Science. Bonnie serves as an NPS instructor in the areas of law, policy and agency mission history. She also worked at Cabrillo National Monument in San Diego as a Tidepool Protection and Education Program Coordinator.

 
Point Reyes Social Media Team member Carlo.

Carlo grew up in Chicago and was a grad student at UC Berkeley English before discovering his passion for parks, nature, and education. He is thrilled to be working as a park ranger and program manager for the Winter Wildlife Docent Program. Working in the interpretive and education field, he's especially interested in programming, outreach, and getting new audiences to their parks. Before Point Reyes, Carlo made stops at Pinnacles National Park and San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park. He is also an avid birder, foodie, traveler, and reader, always trying to catch up with all his unread New Yorker magazines.

 
A head photo of Point Reyes Social Media Team member Christine wearing a gray ranger shirt and a ranger ballcap with turquoise-colored waters in the background.

Christine spent her childhood summers on the coast of Maine where she fell in love with tidepooling with her family. After college graduation she began her NPS career as a Student Conservation Association interpretation/environmental education volunteer at Arches National Park in southern Utah. She spent many years inspiring adults and children alike on the wonders and stories of the desert southwest–a dramatic landscape home to an ocean environment a mere 300 million years ago! Now, having fully migrated across the country to the west coast, Christine is excited to share Point Reyes National Seashore's delights with you through social media!

 
A head photo of Point Reyes Social Media Team member Fiona wearing a gray ranger shirt and a ranger hat.

Fiona is a Bay Area native who began to really explore the outdoor world through a mentor teacher in high school, going on camping trips to National Parks. This led to a love of wild places and a long career in environmental and outdoor education. She began working for the Point Reyes National Seashore Association in 2000 and ran their Nature Science Camp and School Program until she joined the Park Service here in Point Reyes as a Park Guide in 2016. Her passions include educating the public about native California plants, local maritime history, and fielding any natural history questions people might have. You can often find her hunting for nurdles on our beaches, trying to clean up every last one! Wondering what a nurdle is? Ask Fiona!

 
Point Reyes Social Media Team member Melanie wearing a National Park Service uniform and flat hat.

Melanie is the outreach coordinator at Point Reyes National Seashore, working on park planning issues of high public interest. Melanie developed a passion for national parks after crisscrossing the country in the back of a VW van and spending summers near Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. After teaching woody plants and field botany at the University of Michigan, Melanie started her career with the National Park Service in 2008 volunteering at Everglades National Park. Since then, she’s been working at Point Reyes National Seashore. There is so much to discover at the seashore, Melanie looks forward to sharing it with you via social media.

 
Point Reyes Social Media Team member Rachel standing on the base of Lassen Volcanic National Park's entrance sign.

Rachel was born and raised in the SF Bay Area and assists numerous parks throughout California and Oregon as an Agreements Specialist for the Point Reyes Major Acquisition Buying Office. She has visited and recreated in national parks across most of the western U.S. from Yellowstone to Arches. Rachel graduated Summa Cum Laude with a B.A. in Business Administration and a minor in Economics. She loves the great outdoors as a hiker and photographer.

 
Point Reyes Social Media Team member Sarah watching elephant seals through a spotting scope.

Sarah was born and raised in California and was never too far away from a beach. Now, as a marine ecologist at Point Reyes National Seashore, she gets to call the beach her office. Sarah focuses on studying marine mammals, such as harbor seals and elephant seals. She has been with the NPS since 2009, all of that time at Point Reyes and wouldn't have it any other way. She is amazed at the beauty of Point Reyes and the variety of habitats and wildlife. Through social media, Sarah loves to share why Point Reyes is such a special place and show glimpses into the lives of the wildlife that inhabit this park.

Last updated: July 1, 2021

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Mailing Address:

1 Bear Valley Road
Point Reyes Station , CA 94956

Phone:

415-464-5100
This number will initially be answered by an automated attendant, from which one can opt to access a name directory, listen to recorded information about the park (i.e., directions to the park; visitor center hours of operation; fire danger information; wildlife updates; ranger-led programs; seasonal events; etc.), or speak with a ranger. Please note that if you are calling between 4:30 pm and 10 am, park staff may not be available to answer your call.

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