The natural resources of Bolinas Lagoon: their status and future

Giguere, Paul E. and Sturgeon, Merl A. and Inlay, M.W. and Aplin, John A. and Markel, Gerald W. and Speth, John and Arnett, G. Ray (1970) The natural resources of Bolinas Lagoon: their status and future. Sacramento, CA, California Department of Fish and Game, (Coastal Wetland Series, 3)

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Abstract

This publication is an integral part of the Department's high-priority inventory and assessment of coastal marshland and tideflat resources. It is intended as a guide for citizens, planners, administrators, and all others interested in the use and development of coastal lands and waters. Although the resources and problems of Bolinas Lagoon have probably been the subject of more biological and physical investigations than any small estuarine area of the California coast, many of the pertinent reports and information are not readily available to the public. Consequently, it is one purpose of this report to summarize the lagoon's history, ecological attractions, educational values and the problems facing its continued existence. At the same time, it should provide concerned citizens with a knowledge of the sources of additional and more specific information. Publication of this report is consistent with the obligation of the Department of Fish and Game to do everything in its power to protect and maintain the State's fish and wildlife resources. Therefore, its purpose transcends local issues on pollution and development, and the Department is, in fact, submitting a report to the people on the status and future of part of its inheritance and the dowry of coming generations. The report is the third of a scheduled series. It follows similar releases on Upper Newport Bay (Orange County) and Goleta Slough (Santa Barbara county) in March and June of 1970. Documentation of the resources of other critical areas is in progress. There will be future reports of this nature on Elkhorn Slough, Morro Bay, Tomales Bay, Humboldt Bay, and highly threatened marshlands in southern California. (137 pp.)

Item Type: Monograph or Serial Issue
Title: The natural resources of Bolinas Lagoon: their status and future
Personal Creator/Author:
CreatorsEmail
Giguere, Paul E.
Sturgeon, Merl A.
Inlay, M.W.
Aplin, John A.
Markel, Gerald W.
Speth, John
Arnett, G. Ray
Series Name: Coastal Wetland Series
Number: 3
Date: 1970
Publisher: California Department of Fish and Game
Place of Publication: Sacramento, CA
Latitude: 37.5506
Longitude: 122.405
Uncontrolled Keywords: Bolinas Lagoon; California; natural resources; conservation; pollution
Subjects: Conservation
Pollution
Biology
Environment
Item ID: 556
Depositing User: Joan Parker
Date Deposited: 05 Feb 2008 15:05
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2011 21:52
URI: http://aquaticcommons.org/id/eprint/556

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