Bodega Marine Reserve

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Bodega Marine Reserve
Bodega Marine Lab 3543.jpg
Bodega Marine Lab from the south, looking across Horseshoe Cove of Bodega Bay
Map showing the location of Bodega Marine Reserve
Map showing the location of Bodega Marine Reserve
Map showing the location of Bodega Marine Reserve
Map showing the location of Bodega Marine Reserve
LocationSonoma County, California
Coordinates39°18′25″N 123°3′58″W / 39.30694°N 123.06611°W / 39.30694; -123.06611Coordinates: 39°18′25″N 123°3′58″W / 39.30694°N 123.06611°W / 39.30694; -123.06611
Area362 acres (0.566 sq mi)
Governing bodyUniversity of California, Davis
Websitehttp://www.bml.ucdavis.edu/bmr/index.html

Bodega Marine Reserve is a 362-acre (146 ha) nature reserve and marine reserve on the coast of northern California, located in the vicinity of the Bodega Marine Laboratory on Bodega Head. It is a unit of the University of California Natural Reserve System, that is administered by the University of California, Davis.[1]

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The reserve is adjacent to Bodega Bay and the open Pacific Ocean, on a peninsula in rural western Sonoma County.

Natural hazards of the area include high cliffs, sleeper waves, white sharks, poison oak, Lyme disease, hantavirus, skunks, and mountain lions.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bodega Marine Reserve". Archived from the original on 2009-02-02. Retrieved 2009-01-14.
  2. ^ "Bodega Marine Reserve: Reserve Cautions". Archived from the original on 2009-04-08. Retrieved 2009-01-14.

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