Documentary Film About Richardson Bay

Tiburon Heritage & Arts Commission Presents

“Turning the Tide”

The Saving of Richardson Bay

A Documentary By

David M. Gotz

This 50 minute film retells through interviews, archival photographs and video the story of this pivotal event in Tiburon Peninsula history, and one of the earliest environmental preservation efforts in Marin County.

The dramatic community effort which blocked a massive, 2000-home development called Reeds Port proposed for the tidelots of Richardson Bay;

The history, rescue, transport and conservation of the lovely Lyford House;

The story of Rose Verrall, Tiburon’s “Goat Lady” , who donated her valuable land which now serves as the site for the Lyford House and the Richardson Bay Audubon Center.

Anniversary 10th Screening at Tiburon Town Hall, 1505 Tiburon Blvd. Thursday, May 11, 2017 – 7 p.m.

Presented by:

The Tiburon Heritage & Arts Commission

Further information: Town Historian –


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