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
Location Sonoma County, California
Coordinates 39°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
Area 362 acres (0.566 sq mi)
Governing body University of California, Davis
Website http://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". Retrieved 2009-01-14. 
  2. ^ "Bodega Marine Reserve: Reserve Cautions". Retrieved 2009-01-14. 

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