Celebrating 50 Years of Protection at Fitzgerald Marine Reserve

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Visitors engrossed in the tidepools at Fitzgerald Marine Reserve
CDFW photo by C. Shen

The Fitzgerald Marine Reserve, located along the California coast just north of Half Moon Bay in Moss Beach, is a place that has inspired people since the first Native Americans inhabited the area thousands of years ago. Continue reading “Celebrating 50 Years of Protection at Fitzgerald Marine Reserve”

Exploring California’s Marine Protected Areas: Pillar Point State Marine Conservation Area

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Pillar Point State Marine Conservation Area (SMCA) is located on the stunning coastline of San Mateo county just south of San Francisco. This marine protected area (MPA) lies on the northern edge of Half Moon Bay and is known for its abundant marine life, “fish in grey suits” (white sharks), surfers in rubber suits, and wild waves.  Continue reading “Exploring California’s Marine Protected Areas: Pillar Point State Marine Conservation Area”

New Kiosk at Pillar Point Harbor Provides Fishing Regulations, Information

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Kiosk with fishing information at Pillar Point Harbor

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) in partnership with the San Mateo Marine Protected Area (MPA) Community Collaborative, the San Mateo Harbor District, and others, recently installed a new informational kiosk adjacent to the boat launch at the Pillar Point Harbor Continue reading “New Kiosk at Pillar Point Harbor Provides Fishing Regulations, Information”