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Biosphere Reserve Information Overview

Golden Gate

Over 200,000 Common Murres currently breed on the Farallon National Wildlife Refuge. The population has more than doubled following five consecutive years of favorable sea and foraging conditions. Photo credit: Brian O'Neil.

Location:     37 to 38N, 122W

Elevation:    2300 m below sea level - 730 m above sea level



  Contact address Phillipe S. Cohen
Golden Gate Biosphere Reserve Association
c/o Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve
Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305-1580
United States of America
  Telephone (1)(650) 851-6814
  Fax (1)(650) 851-7334
  email phillippe.cohen@stanford.edu

Cataract Creek is located on the watershed of Marin Municipal Water District and within 
the Golden Gate Biosphere Reserve. It flows down the North side of Mt. Tamalpais.








Related links...

Audubon Canyon Ranch
Bodega Marine Reserve
Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary
Golden Gate Biosphere Reserve Website
Golden Gate National Recreation Area (National Park Service)
Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary
Farallon National Wildlife Refuge (pdf file)
Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve
Marin Municipal Water District
Mount Tamalpais State Park
Point Reyes National Seashore (National Park Service)
San Francisco Peninsular Watershed
Terrestrial Ecosystem Monitoring Site
Tomales Bay State Park
Samuel P. Taylor State Park

Research is being conducted at Tamales Bay. Photo by Daniel George.

Last updated: 08/11/2005

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