Hamma Hamma Balds Natural Area Preserve

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Coordinates: 47°35′06″N 123°04′30″W / 47.585°N 123.075°W / 47.585; -123.075
Hamma Hamma Balds
Protected area
Country United States
State Washington
Region Southwest Washington
Location Near Eldon, Washington
 - coordinates 47°35′06″N 123°04′30″W / 47.585°N 123.075°W / 47.585; -123.075 [1]
Area 957 acres (387 ha)
Biome Puget Trough ecoregion
Plants Roemer's fescue, Field chickweed, Junegrass, Common bluecup
Founded 2008 fiscal year
Management Washington Department of Natural Resources
Location of Hamma Hamma Balds Natural Area Preserve in Washington
Website: dnr.wa.gov

Hamma Hamma Balds is a Washington state Natural Area Preserve. It is located in the eastern foothills of the Olympic Mountains in Mason County, above the Hamma Hamma River and adjacent to Olympic National Forest. The term "balds" refers to rocky outcroppings in the heavy forest. The preserve totals 957 acres (387 ha).[2]

The preserve was created in the 2008 fiscal year through intra-agency land exchanges between various trusts.[3][4]

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  1. ^ Natural Area List by Agency: Washington DNR, Pacific Northwest Interagency Natural Areas Network 
  2. ^ Hamma Hamma Balds Natural Area Preserve, Washington State Department of Natural Resources, retrieved 2013-05-21 
  3. ^ Hamma Hamma Preserve planned, Kitsap Sun, May 23, 2008 
  4. ^ Natural Heritage Plan 2009 Update, Washington State Commissioner of Public Lands/Washington Department of Natural Resources, retrieved 2013-05-21 

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