Law:Division 7. Refuges (California)

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Chapter 1. Refuges And Other Protected Areas

Article 1. General Provisions

Ca Codes (fgc:10500-10514) Fish And Game Code Section 10500-10514



10500. Except under a permit or specific authorization, it is unlawful to do any of the following: (a) To take or possess any bird or mammal, or part thereof, in any game refuge. (b) To use or have in possession in a game refuge, any firearm, BB device as defined in subdivision (g) of Section 12001 of the Penal Code, crossbow, bow and arrow, or any trap or other contrivance designed to be, or capable of being, used to take birds or mammals, or to discharge any firearm or BB device or to release any arrow or crossbow bolt into any game refuge. (c) To take or possess any species of fish or amphibian, or part thereof, in any fish refuge, or to use or have in possession in that refuge any contrivance designed to be used for catching fish. (d) To take or possess any bird in, or to discharge any firearm or BB device, or to release any arrow or crossbow bolt within or into, any waterfowl refuge. (e) To take or possess any quail in a quail refuge. (f) To take or possess any invertebrate or specimen of marine plant life in a marine life refuge. (g) To take or possess any clam in a clam refuge or to possess in such a refuge any instrument or apparatus capable of being used to dig clams.


10500. Except under a permit or specific authorization, it is unlawful to do any of the following: (a) To take or possess any bird or mammal, or part thereof, in any game refuge. (b) To use or have in possession in a game refuge, any firearm, BB device as defined in Section 16250 of the Penal Code, crossbow, bow and arrow, or any trap or other contrivance designed to be, or capable of being, used to take birds or mammals, or to discharge any firearm or BB device or to release any arrow or crossbow bolt into any game refuge. (c) To take or possess any species of fish or amphibian, or part thereof, in any fish refuge, or to use or have in possession in that refuge any contrivance designed to be used for catching fish. (d) To take or possess any bird in, or to discharge any firearm or BB device, or to release any arrow or crossbow bolt within or into, any waterfowl refuge. (e) To take or possess any quail in a quail refuge. (f) To take or possess any invertebrate or specimen of marine plant life in a marine life refuge. (g) To take or possess any clam in a clam refuge or to possess in such a refuge any instrument or apparatus capable of being used to dig clams.

10501. Before the commission opens any game refuge for the taking of deer, a public hearing shall be held at which at least one member of the commission shall be in attendance and such officers and employees of the department as are deemed necessary or are requested by interested parties, notice of which has been published at least once and at least 30 days prior to the hearing in a newspaper of general circulation which is printed and published in the county, or one of the counties, in which the area lies. If there is no newspaper of general circulation in any such county, the notice shall be published in such newspaper of general circulation as the commission determines will be most likely to give notice to the inhabitants of the area and such determination by the commission shall be final and conclusive.


10501.5. (a) It is unlawful to fly any aircraft, including any airplane or helicopter, less than 3,000 feet above water or land over the Sespe Condor Sanctuary, and less than 1,000 feet above water or land over the A:o Nuevo State Reserve, the Farallon Islands Game Refuge, the Point Lobos State Reserve, the California Sea Otter Game Refuge, and Anacapa, San Miguel, Santa Barbara, and San Nicolas Islands, except for rescue operations, in case of any emergency, or for scientific or filmmaking purposes under a permit issued by the department after a review of potential biological impacts. (b) This section does not apply to the landing of any aircraft, including any airplane or helicopter, on Anacapa, San Miguel, Santa Barbara, San Nicolas, and Farallon Islands for administrative or operational purposes of the National Park Service, the United States Navy, or the United States Coast Guard.


10502. The commission may: (a) Exercise control over all mammals and birds in any game refuge, and exercise control over all fish in any fish refuge. (b) Authorize the department to issue, under such restrictions as it may deem best, permits which authorize the person named therein to carry, use, and possess within any refuge, firearms, traps or other contrivances for taking birds, mammals, fish, or amphibia. (c) Except as provided in Sections 10502.5, 10502.8, 10655, and 10657, authorize the department to issue permits which shall authorize the person named therein to take birds, mammals, fish, and amphibia within any refuge. (d) Make additional regulations not in conflict with any law for the protection of birds, mammals, fish, amphibia, and marine life within any refuge.

10502.5. The director may appoint the Director of the Hopkins Marine Life Refuge. The Director of the Hopkins Marine Life Refuge may issue a permit to any person under which the person may enter the Hopkins Marine Life Refuge for the purpose of taking fish or marine plants under the conditions that the department determines necessary for the protection and propagation of fish and wildlife and related scientific purposes in that refuge.


10502.6. (a) The director may appoint a Director of the Dana Point Marine Life Refuge. (b) Except as otherwise provided in this section, no state funds, including, but not limited to, the Fish and Game Preservation Fund, shall be used to pay the compensation or expenses of the Director of the Dana Point Marine Life Refuge. A city, county, or special district may use any funds, including state funds appropriated to the city, county, or special district, to pay the compensation and expenses of the director and a public postsecondary educational institution may use private or state funds to pay the compensation and expenses of the director. (c) The Director of the Dana Point Marine Life Refuge may issue a permit authorizing any person to enter the Dana Point Marine Life Refuge for the purpose of taking fish or marine plants under the conditions that the department determines to be necessary for the protection and propagation of fish and wildlife and related scientific purposes in that refuge. (d) The Director of the Dana Point Marine Life Refuge shall erect and maintain signs identifying the boundaries of the Dana Point Marine Life Refuge. The signs shall contain notification regarding the permit requirements of the refuge. The signs shall specify that an access permit shall be obtained from the Director of the Dana Point Marine Life Refuge and a scientific collector's permit from the department in order to take any fish or specimen of marine plant life.

10502.7. (a) The director may appoint the Director of the Bodega Marine Life Refuge. (b) The Director of the Bodega Marine Life Refuge may authorize any person to enter the Bodega Marine Life Refuge for the purpose of taking fish, invertebrates, or marine plants for scientific study and to take or possess fish, invertebrates, or marine plants for scientific study. (c) The Director of the Bodega Marine Life Refuge may authorize any person to anchor a vessel in the Bodega Marine Life Refuge for the purpose of scientific study.


10502.8. (a) The director may appoint the Director of the Catalina Marine Science Center Marine Life Refuge. (b) The Director of the Catalina Marine Science Center Marine Life Refuge may authorize any person to enter the Catalina Marine Science Center Marine Life Refuge for the purpose of taking fish or marine plants under the conditions that the department determines necessary for the protection and propagation of fish and wildlife and related scientific purposes in that refuge. (c) The Director of the Catalina Marine Science Center Marine Life Refuge, upon recommendation of the Director of the Catalina Marine Science Center, may authorize any person involved in oceanographic and scientific research in and around Santa Catalina Island to anchor or moor a vessel in the Catalina Marine Science Center Marine Life Refuge.


10503. For the purposes of propagating, feeding, and protecting birds, mammals, fish, and amphibia the commission may do all of the following: (a) Accept, on behalf of the state, donations of any interest in lands within any refuge. (b) Accept, on behalf of the state, from any person owning and in possession of patented lands, except lands that are covered and uncovered by the ordinary daily tide of the Pacific Ocean, the right to preserve and protect all birds, mammals, fish, and amphibia on the patented lands. (c) Accept, on behalf of the state, donations of birds, mammals, fish, and amphibia, and of money given or appropriated. Those donations shall be used for the purposes for which they are accepted, and, as nearly as may be, for any purpose indicated by the donor. (d) Acquire, by purchase, lease, rental, or otherwise, and occupy, develop, maintain, use, and administer land, or land and nonmarine water, or land and nonmarine water rights, suitable for state game farms or game refuges.

10504. Any property acquired for game refuges shall be acquired in the name of the State, and shall, at all times, be subject to such regulations as may be prescribed from time to time by the commission for the occupation, use, operation, protection, and administration of such property as game refuges.

10505. The department shall do all things necessary to secure a valid title in the State to the property acquired for game refuges, but no payment shall be made therefor until the title is satisfactory to the Attorney General and is vested in the State. The acquisition of the property by the State is not prohibited by reason of rights of way, easements, or reservations, which, from their nature, in the opinion of the department, will in no manner interfere with the use of the property for the purpose for which it is acquired.


10506. Nothing in this code prohibits the possession of firearms, BB devices as defined in subdivision (g) of Section 12001 of the Penal Code, crossbows and bolts, or bows and arrows by persons when traveling through any game refuges when the firearms are taken apart or encased and unloaded and the bows are unstrung or stored separately from any arrow or bolt. When the traveling is done on a route other than a public highway or other public thoroughfare or right of way, notice shall be given to the department at least 24 hours before that traveling. The notice shall give the name and address of the person intending to travel through the refuge, the name of the refuge, the approximate route, and the approximate time when that person intends to travel through the refuge.


10506. Nothing in this code prohibits the possession of firearms, BB devices as defined in Section 16250 of the Penal Code, crossbows and bolts, or bows and arrows by persons when traveling through any game refuges when the firearms are taken apart or encased and unloaded and the bows are unstrung or stored separately from any arrow or bolt. When the traveling is done on a route other than a public highway or other public thoroughfare or right of way, notice shall be given to the department at least 24 hours before that traveling. The notice shall give the name and address of the person intending to travel through the refuge, the name of the refuge, the approximate route, and the approximate time when that person intends to travel through the refuge.


10507. It is lawful for any person who has given the notice provided for in Section 10506 to transport any bird or mammal, or part thereof, through a game refuge, if lawfully taken outside the refuge, and if the bird or mammal or part thereof is carried openly and during the time between one hour before sunrise and one hour after sunset.


10508. The department and the district attorney, sheriff, and all peace officers of the county in which any refuge or part thereof is situated, shall enforce all of the provisions of this code relating to such refuge, and institute and assist in prosecutions for violations thereof.


10509. Any refuge designated as a "fish and game refuge" shall be considered, for the purposes of this division, as both a game refuge and a fish refuge.

10510. No specification of an open season in any area authorizes the taking of any bird, mammal, fish or amphibia from any refuge within that area from which the taking is elsewhere in this code prohibited.

10511. Except as they may conflict with refuge provisions, the provisions of this code relating to a particular fish and game district shall apply to each refuge lying wholly, or in major part, within the boundaries of the district.

10512. The department shall cause to be prepared suitable notices to be posted under its direction on each state game refuge, containing a warning to all persons to refrain for the period named therein from violations of the provisions of this chapter relating to state game refuges.


10513. Nothing in this chapter shall be construed as prohibiting or preventing any person from taking birds, mammals, fish, or amphibia from or on navigable water in any state game refuge.


10514. All state game refuges shall, for all purposes of protecting birds, mammals, fish, or amphibia thereon, be under the control and management of the department, and the officers and employees of the department, all game wardens, and law enforcement officers may at all times enter in and upon such refuges in the performance of their duties.


Article 2. Special Provisions For Given Areas

Ca Codes (fgc:10650-10667) Fish And Game Code Section 10650-10667



10650. In Mt. Tamalpais Game Refuge, the lawful occupant of privately owned land, or the employees of such occupant, may take on such lands, predatory, or destructive birds and mammals which are not protected or fostered by any of the laws of this State, and are not required to obtain permits for such taking.


10651. In the Mt. Tamalpais Game Refuge firearms may be possessed and used by members of any high school militia while on the grounds of the high school at which time they may be enrolled.


10652. In the Mt. Tamalpais Game Refuge, no threatened, endangered, or fully-protected birds or mammals may be taken under any permit issued by the department. Except for wild pigs, it is unlawful to take any bird or mammal under a permit issued by the department unless the person possessing the permit is accompanied by a member of the commission, a deputy of the department, or a sheriff or deputy sheriff of Marin County.


10653. In the San Francisco Game Refuge, birds, mammals, fish, and amphibia legally possessed may be carried openly by persons traveling through the refuge on public roads, between one-half hour before sunrise and one-half hour after sunset.


10654. Nothing in this division prevents the full use of the land included in the San Francisco Game Refuge for water supply purposes, nor prohibits any authorized employee of the San Francisco water department from carrying out such reasonable measures as may be necessary for the protection of the water supply or the prevention of pollution of the streams or reservoirs.


10655. (a) A person involved in oceanographic and scientific research in and around Santa Catalina Island may be authorized by the Director of the Catalina Marine Science Center Marine Life Refuge to enter the Catalina Marine Science Center Marine Life Refuge and to anchor or moor a vessel therein. (b) The Director of the Catalina Marine Science Center Marine Life Refuge, or any person that the Director of the Catalina Marine Science Center Marine Life Refuge has authorized under Section 10502.8, may take, for scientific purposes, any fish or specimen of marine plant life under the conditions prescribed by the department under Section 10502.8.


10655.5. (a) Except as expressly provided in this division, it is unlawful to enter the Catalina Marine Science Center Marine Life Refuge for the purpose of taking or possessing any fish or marine plants or to take or possess any fish or marine plants in the Catalina Marine Science Center Marine Life Refuge. (b) Except as permitted by federal law or emergency caused by hazardous weather, it is unlawful to anchor or moor a vessel in the Catalina Marine Science Center Marine Life Refuge without authorization by the Director of the Catalina Marine Science Center Marine Life Refuge pursuant to Section 10502.8. (c) Section 10655 and this section do not prohibit or restrict navigation in the Catalina Marine Science Center Marine Life Refuge pursuant to federal law.

10656. (a) Except as expressly provided in this division, it is unlawful to enter the Bodega Marine Life Refuge for the purpose of taking or possessing any fish, marine invertebrate, or marine plant, or to take or possess any fish, marine invertebrate, or marine plant in the Bodega Marine Life Refuge. (b) Except as permitted by federal law or emergency caused by hazardous weather, it is unlawful to anchor or moor a vessel in the Bodega Marine Life Refuge without authorization by the Director of the Bodega Marine Life Refuge pursuant to Section 10502.7. (c) This section does not prohibit or restrict navigation in the Bodega Marine Life Refuge pursuant to federal law.


10657. (a) A person may be permitted by the Director of the Hopkins Marine Life Refuge to enter the Hopkins Marine Life Refuge under a permit. (b) The Director of the Hopkins Marine Life Refuge, or any person to whom the Director of the Hopkins Marine Life Refuge has issued a permit under Section 10502.5, may take, for scientific purposes, any fish or specimen of marine plant life under the conditions prescribed by the department under Section 10502.5.


10657.5. Except as expressly provided in this division, it is unlawful to enter the Hopkins Marine Life Refuge for the purpose of taking or possessing any fish or marine plants or to take or possess any fish or marine plants in the Hopkins Marine Life Refuge. Section 10657 and this section do not prohibit or restrict navigation in the Hopkins Marine Life Refuge pursuant to federal law.


10658. In the San Diego Marine Life Refuge, licensees of the Regents of the University of California and all officers, employees, and students of such university may take, for scientific purposes, any invertebrate or specimen of marine plant life without a permit from the department.


10659. In the California Sea Otter Game Refuge, the lawful occupant of privately owned land, or the employees of such occupant, may possess firearms and traps and may take on such lands any nonprotected bird or mammal, and no permit is required for such taking.


10660. (a) In the Pacific Grove Marine Gardens Fish Refuge, fish, other than mollusks and crustaceans, may be taken under the authority of a sport fishing license as authorized by this code. (b) Notwithstanding any other provision of this section, holders of scientific collectors' permits issued by the commission, or students working under their direction, may take marine life for scientific purposes in this refuge. (c) In this refuge, sardines, mackerel, anchovies, squid and herring may be taken by ring net, lampara net or bait net as authorized by this code.


10661. In the Bodega Marine Life Refuge, licensees of the Regents of the University of California and all officers, employees, and students of such university may take, for scientific purposes, any invertebrate or specimen of marine plant life without a permit from the department.


10662. Notwithstanding any other provision in this code, it shall be unlawful for any person to fire a firearm, but it shall not be unlawful to possess a firearm in the following areas: All of T. 5 S., R. 5 E., except Sections 1, 2, 11, 12, and 13, of Fish and Game District 4D.


10663. In Fish and Game Refuge 4-D the lawful occupant of privately owned lands or the employees of such occupants may possess firearms without a permit.

10664. In the Laguna Beach, Newport Beach, Point Fermin, South Laguna Beach, Niguel, Irvine Coast, and Doheny Beach Marine Life Refuges, the following fish, mollusks, and crustaceans may be taken under the authority of a sportfishing license as authorized by this code: abalone, lobster, rockfish (Scorpaenidae), greenling, ling cod, cabezon, yellowtail, mackerel, bluefin tuna, kelp bass, spotted sand bass, barred sand bass, sargo, croaker, queenfish, corbina, white seabass, opaleye, halfmoon, surfperch (Embiotocidae), blacksmith, barracuda, sheephead, bonito, California halibut, sole, turbot, and sanddab. Fin fish shall be taken only by hook and line or by spearfishing gear. All other fish and forms of aquatic life are protected and may not be taken without a written permit from the department.


10665. Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, in the Johnsville Game Refuge it shall be unlawful for any person to discharge a firearm or other device capable of killing or injuring any animal. However, it shall not be unlawful for the lawful occupants of privately owned lands or the employees of such occupants to possess firearms or other devices capable of killing or injuring an animal without a permit. Birds and animals lawfully taken and possessed outside of the boundaries of the Johnsville Game Refuge may be possessed within the refuge.


10666. In the James V. Fitzgerald Marine Reserve, the following fish and mollusks may be taken under the authority of a sport fishing license as authorized by this code: abalone, rockfish (Sebastes), lingcod, surfperch (Embiotocidae), monkeyface eel, rock eel, white croaker, halibut, cabezon (Scorpaenichthys marmoratus), kelp greenling (Hexagrammos decagrammus), and smelt (Osmeridae and Antherinidae). No such fish having fins may be taken except by hook and line or by spearfishing. All other fish and forms of aquatic life are protected and may not be taken without a written permit from the department.

10667. (a) In the Dana Point Marine Life Refuge below the intertidal zone, the following fish, mollusks, and crustaceans may be taken under the authority of a sportfishing license as authorized by this code: abalone (subject to the moratorium imposed under Section 5521), lobster, rockfish (Scorpaenidae), greenling, ling cod, cabezon, yellowtail, mackerel, bluefin tuna, kelp bass, spotted sand bass, barred sand bass, sargo, croaker, queenfish, corbina, white seabass, opaleye, halfmoon, surfperch (Embiotocidae), blacksmith, barracuda, sheephead, bonito, California halibut, sole, turbot, and sanddab. Fin fish shall be taken only by hook and line or by spearfishing gear. All other fish and forms of aquatic life are protected and may not be taken without a written permit from the department. (b) Except as expressly provided in this section, it is unlawful to enter the intertidal zone in the Dana Point Marine Life Refuge for the purpose of taking or possessing, or to take or possess, any species of fish, plant, or invertebrate, or part thereof, to use or have in possession any contrivance designed to be used for catching fish, to disturb any native plant, fish, wildlife, aquatic organism, or to take or disturb any natural geological feature. This subdivision does not prohibit persons from entering the intertidal zone for the purpose of entertainment, recreation, and education while having a minimum impact on the intertidal environment and the living organisms therein. For this purpose, minimum impact includes foot traffic, general observation of organisms in their environment with immediate replacement of any unattached organisms to their natural location after temporary lifting for examination, and photography. Minimum impact does not include removal of attached organisms from their environment, gathering of fishing bait, littering, collecting rocks and shells, or turning rocks or other acts destructive to the environment. (c) For the purposes of this section, "intertidal zone" means the area of the refuge between the mean lower low-water mark and the mean high-tide line described in Section 10907. (d) Notwithstanding subdivision (a) or (b), the Director of the Dana Point Marine Life Refuge, or any person, who has a scientific collector's permit from the department, to whom the Director of the Dana Point Marine Life Refuge has issued a permit pursuant to Section 10502.6, may take, for scientific purposes, any fish or specimen of marine plant life under the conditions prescribed by the department pursuant to Section 10502.6. (e) This section does not prohibit the entry of state and local law enforcement officers, fire suppression agencies, and employees of the department in the performance of their official duties. This section does not prohibit or restrict navigation in the Dana Point Marine Life Refuge pursuant to federal law.


Article 3. Federal Bird Reservations

Ca Codes (fgc:10680-10685) Fish And Game Code Section 10680-10685



10680. The people of the State, through their legislative authority, accept the provisions and benefits of the act of Congress known as the "Migratory Bird Conservation Act," approved February 18, 1929. Upon approval by the commission, they consent to the acquisition by the United States, by purchase, lease, gift, or devise, of such areas of land, water, or land and water, within the State, as the United States or its properly constituted officers or agents may deem necessary for migratory bird reservations in carrying out the provisions of such act of Congress; saving and reserving, however, to the State such full and complete jurisdiction and authority over all such areas as are not incompatible with the administration, maintenance, protection, and control thereof by the United States under the terms of such act of Congress, and saving and reserving to all persons within such areas all rights, privileges, and immunities under the laws of the State, insofar as they are compatible with the administration, maintenance, protection, and control of such areas by the United States under the terms of such act of Congress.


10681. Prior to such approval by the commission, the legislative body of the county concerned shall have given its written consent to the commission for the proposed acquisition.


10682. If in any year, on lands hereafter acquired, the in lieu payments from the United States to the county, pursuant to the provisions of law, do not equal the taxes assessed on a given project, the department shall pay from income derived from hunting privileges on the project an amount equal to the balance of the taxes on the entire project. For the purposes of this section, the taxes on a given project are the assessed taxes on the project at the time of acquisition, plus any subsequent increases that may accrue from general county increases in the tax rates, but not subject to re-evaluation of such project properties after the time of acquisition.


10683. The consent of the State to the acquisition by the United States of land, water, or land and water for migratory bird reservations in accordance with this article, is subject to the condition that the United States conform to the laws of the State relating to the acquisition, control, use, and distribution of water with respect to the land acquired.


10684. The consent contained in Section 10680 continues only so long as the property continues to belong to the United States and is held by it in accordance and in compliance with each and all of the conditions and reservations as prescribed in this article, and is used for the purposes for which it was acquired.


10685. With the approval of the commission, the people of the State, through their legislative authority, also consent to the declaration, withdrawal, or determination of any part of any national forest or power site, and do further consent to the condemnation of any lands lying and being below an elevation known and described as minus 230-foot elevation below sea level, as a migratory bird reservation under the provisions of the act of Congress cited in Section 10680.


Article 4. Clam Refuges

Ca Codes (fgc:10711) Fish And Game Code Section 10711



10711. The commission may close for the taking of clams not less than eight land miles of pismo clam bearing beaches within San Luis Obispo County as a clam refuge, but not more than 50 percent of any individual pismo clam bearing beach or beaches may be so closed at any time. The commission may from time to time vary the location of the closed and open portions of those beaches. Before the commission closes, opens, or varies the location of the closed and open portions of pismo clam bearing beaches, one or more members of the commission shall hold in the county to be affected a public hearing, notice of which has been published at least once in a newspaper of general circulation, printed, and published in that county. The commission may determine which newspaper will be most likely to give notice to the inhabitants of the county, and its determination shall be final and conclusive. The commission may authorize any employee of the department in its place to hold the hearings, in which event a copy of a transcript of all proceedings taken or had at the hearing shall be furnished to each commissioner at least five days before any regulation is made by the commission.


Article 5. Wilderness Areas

Ca Codes (fgc:10740-10741) Fish And Game Code Section 10740-10741



10740. It is unlawful for any person other than a legally constituted peace officer or officer or employee of the Forest Service of the United States Department of Agriculture, the department, or of the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, or county fish and game wardens or their duly authorized representatives, to travel by motor boat, automobile, motorcycle, or other type of motorized vehicle, or, except for emergencies and for rescue and aerial search for rescue purposes, to land an airplane, helicopter, or similar equipment, within the boundaries of a primitive, wilderness, or wild area closed to the above modes of travel as established by a duly authorized officer of the Forest Service of the United States Department of Agriculture and recorded in the office of the Regional Headquarters of the Pacific-Southwest Region of the Forest Service of the United States Department of Agriculture and with the department.


10741. Nothing in this article shall be construed as prohibiting access over any road or trail in any such area to any land to which any person is entitled to possession by such person or any person authorized by him to use such road or trail as a means of access to the land; provided, that none of the motorized vehicles or aircraft mentioned in Section 10740 shall be used by any person as a means of gaining access to the wilderness areas for the purpose of hunting or fishing. Nor shall anyone having a lawful right to enter a wilderness area with a motorized vehicle or aircraft fish or hunt while within the area after having entered the area with a motorized vehicle or aircraft.


Chapter 2. Specific Refuge Boundaries

Article 1. Fish And Game Refuges

Ca Codes (fgc:10770-10771) Fish And Game Code Section 10770-10771



10770. The districts described in the following sections are fish and game refuges.


10771. The following constitutes and shall be designated the San Francisco Fish and Game Refuge: All that area within the County of San Mateo, within the following boundaries: Beginning at a point on the westerly side of the Skyline Boulevard where said line crosses the fence line between the properties of the San Francisco Water Department and the Jersey farm, thence following southerly the westerly line of the Skyline Boulevard to the northerly line of the property of the Panama Realty Company, thence following in a generally southerly direction the easterly line of the property of the San Francisco Water Department to the center of the Canada Road, thence due west to the westerly line of said Canada Road, thence southerly along the westerly line of said road to the southerly line of the property of the San Francisco Water Department, thence westerly following the southerly line of the San Francisco Water Department to the Skyline Boulevard, thence northerly following the easterly line of the Skyline Boulevard to its intersection with the easterly line of the Carry E. Bridge property, thence following northerly the easterly line of the said Carry E. Bridge property to its intersection with the easterly line of the Skyline Boulevard, thence northerly following the easterly line of the said Skyline Boulevard to the Half Moon Bay Road, thence crossing the said Skyline Boulevard and said Half Moon Bay Road to the westerly line of the property of the San Francisco Water Department on the northerly side of said Half Moon Bay Road, thence following the westerly line of the San Francisco Water Department in a generally northwesterly direction to the point of beginning.


Article 2. Fish Refuges

Ca Codes (fgc:10801) Fish And Game Code Section 10801



10801. The following constitutes the Pacific Grove Marine Gardens Fish Refuge: All that area within the following boundaries as they existed April 1, 1963, not within the Hopkins Marine Life Refuge: Beginning at the point of intersection of the southeasterly corporate limit line of the City of Pacific Grove prolongated, and the line of mean high tide of the Bay of Monterey; thence northwesterly along said line of mean high tide to Point Pinos and continuing around said point in a westerly direction and continuing southwesterly along said line of mean high tide to the intersection with the southwesterly corporate limit line prolongated of said city; thence N. 70 45� 00" W. along said southwesterly corporate limit line prolongated to a point in the Pacific Ocean where the depth of water in said ocean is sixty (60) feet measured from the level of mean low tide; thence northwesterly along the line in said ocean which line is at a constant depth of sixty (60) feet measured from the level of mean low tide to Point Pinos and continuing around said point in an easterly direction and continuing southeasterly along the line in said bay which line is at a constant depth of sixty (60) feet measured from the level of mean low tide, to the intersection with the southeasterly corporate limit line of said city prolongated; thence S. 58 57� 45" W. along said southeasterly corporate limit line prolongated, to the point of beginning.


Article 3. Game Refuges

Ca Codes (fgc:10820-10844) Fish And Game Code Section 10820-10844



10820. The districts described in the following sections are game refuges.

10821. The following constitutes Fish and Game District 1C: All that area within the County of Modoc within the following boundaries: Beginning at the boundary of the Modoc National Forest on the east side of Sec. 28, T. 42 N., R. 14 E., where Parker Creek crosses the national forest boundary and following thence Parker Creek and the South Fork of Parker Creek to the summit of the Warner Mountains; thence southerly along the summit of the Warner Mountains to the headwaters of Mill Creek; thence following course of Mill Creek to Mill Creek Ranger Station and Mill Creek stock corrals in approximately Sec. 15, T. 40 N., R. 15 E. (unsurveyed); thence along road from Mill Creek Ranger Station and stock corrals running north of Cantrell's sawmill to Bowman Ranch, thence along same road to the Modoc National Forest boundary on the center line of Sec. 33, T. 41 N., R. 14 E.; thence north along said national forest boundary to Parker Creek, the point of beginning.


10822. The following constitutes Fish and Game District 1F: All that area within the County of Lassen within the following boundaries: Beginning at the fork of the Puls Camp Road and the Poison Lake-Harvey Valley Road near the quarter section corner between Secs. 33 and 34, T. 33 N., R. 8 E.; thence northerly following the westerly side of said road by Dixie Springs and Puls Camp in Sec. 33, T. 34 N., R. 8 E., to Shroder Lake in Sec. 19, T. 34 N., R. 8 E.; thence southwesterly about one mile to the junction of said Puls Camp Road and the Little Valley Road in Sec. 24, T. 34 N., R. 7 E.; thence northwesterly following the southerly side of said Little Valley Road to its junction with the Blacks Lake Road; thence westerly following the southerly side of said Blacks Lake Road to the Eldridge place in Sec. 13, T. 34 N., R. 6 E.; thence southerly following the easterly side of said road to Jelly Camp in Sec. 25, T. 34 N., R. 6 E.; thence southeasterly following the easterly side of the Susanville-Pittville Road to junction of the Poison Lake-Harvey Valley Road; thence easterly following the northerly side of said Poison Lake-Harvey Valley Road to the point of beginning.


10823. The following constitutes Fish and Game District 1G: All that area within the County of Tehama within the following boundaries: Beginning at a point where Deer Creek crosses the west township line of T. 25 N., R. 2 E.; thence north along said township line and along the west township line of T. 26 N., R. 2 E. to its intersection with Boatgunwale Creek; thence down Boatgunwale Creek to Mill Creek; thence up Mill Creek to the Ponderosa Truck Trail; thence following the Ponderosa Truck Trail to its intersection with South Antelope Creek; thence up South Antelope Creek to mouth of the North Fork of South Antelope Creek; thence up the North Fork to its source; thence following Manzanita Cut Trail to the South Fork of Rock Gulch Creek; thence down Rock Gulch Creek to its intersection with the Old Butte Meadows-Round Valley Trail; thence following the Old Butte Meadows-Round Valley Trail to its intersection with the Deer Creek Highway, thence down the Deer Creek Highway to its westerly crossing of Deer Creek, thence down Deer Creek to point of beginning.


10824. The following constitutes Fish and Game District 1H: All that area within the County of Plumas within the following boundaries: Beginning at a point on the Western Pacific Railway known as Quincy Junction; thence following northerly the westerly side of the Old Road to Taylorsville; thence westerly along the southerly side of the County Road 207 to its intersection with the Western Pacific Railway from Crescent Mills to Keddie; thence southwesterly and southerly along these tracks to Keddie; thence southerly and southeasterly along main Western Pacific tracks from Keddie to Quincy Junction to the point of beginning.

10825. The following constitutes Fish and Game District 1I: All that area within the County of Placer within the following boundaries: Beginning at a point in Sec. 17, T. 14 N., R. 14 E., M.D.M., where the French House-Big Meadows Road intersects the South Fork of Long Canyon Creek; thence following southwesterly along said road to its intersection with the French Meadows-Georgetown Road near the section line between Secs. 22 and 23, T. 14 N., R. 13 E., thence southwesterly along the French Meadows-Georgetown Road where it intersects an unnamed tributary to the North Fork of Long Canyon Creek near the section line between Secs. 22 and 27, T. 14 N., R. 13 E.; thence northwesterly along said tributary to French House Site (near the center of Sec. 22, T. 14 N., R. 13 E.); thence northwesterly along the French House-Red Star Mine Jeep Road in Secs. 22 and 15, T. 14 N., R. 13 E., to its intersection with the Middle Fork of the American River, in Sec. 15, T. 14 N., R. 13 E.; thence northeasterly along the Middle Fork of the American River, to its intersection with the southern boundary of Sec. 35, T. 15 N., R. 13 E., thence due north on a line through the center of Sec. 35 to an intersection with the summit of Red Star Ridge in Sec. 26, T. 15 N., R. 13 E. (this being the divide between Duncan Creek and the Middle Fork of the American River); thence northeasterly following the summit of Red Star Ridge to a point in Sec. 4, T. 15 N., R. 14 E. where said ridge intersects the main Foresthill Divide between the North Fork of the American River and the Middle Fork of the American River; thence easterly along the summit of said divide to Needle Peak; thence southerly following the summit of the divide to Mt. Mildred; thence southwesterly following the summit of the divide between Gray Horse Creek and the Middle Fork of the American River to its intersection with the Big Meadows-Gray Horse Valley Trail (near the middle of Sec. 5, T. 14 N., R. 14 E.); thence following said trail to the South Fork of Long Canyon Creek (near the middle of Sec. 9, T. 14 N., R. 14 E.); thence southwesterly down the South Fork Long Canyon Creek to the point of beginning.


10826. The following constitutes Fish and Game District 1J: All that area within the County of Amador within the following boundaries: Beginning at a point between Secs. 13 and 18, T. 8 N., R. 14 and 15 E., where the Carson Pass Highway (State Sign Route 88) enters Sec. 18, T. 8 N., R. 15 E.; thence northeasterly along the south side of State Highway 88 right of way to the Bear River Road in Section 12, T. 8 N., R. 15 E.; thence southeasterly along the westerly side of said road to the junction of the Ham's Spring and Cole Creek Roads in Section 20, T. 8 N., R. 16 E.; thence southeasterly along the westerly side of the Cole Creek Road to its termination at the P. G. & E. penstock in Section 33, T. 8 N., R. 16 E.; thence southerly along the westerly side of said penstock to its intersection with the Mokelumne River; thence down the north bank of the Mokelumne River in a southwesterly direction to the intersection of range line between T. 7 N., R. 14 and 15 E.; thence north along range line between T. 8 N., R. 14 and 15 E., to the intersection of State Sign Route 88 to the place of beginning.

10827. The following constitutes Fish and Game District 1N: All that area within the Counties of Siskiyou and Modoc within the following boundaries: Beginning at the junction of the Lava Ranger Station Road and the Egg Lake-Quaking Asp Road, thence following westerly and northerly the northerly and easterly side of said Lava Ranger Station Road to its junction with the Medicine Lake-Quaking Asp Road near the northwest corner of Sec. 18, T. 42 N., R. 5 E., thence easterly and southerly following the southerly and westerly side of the Medicine Lake-Quaking Asp-Egg Lake Road to the point of beginning.


10828. The following constitutes Fish and Game District 1P: All that area within the County of Plumas, within the following boundaries: Beginning at the junction of the Milford-Beckwourth Road and the Last Chance-Doyle Road, thence following the easterly side of said Milford-Beckwourt h Road to its junction with the Dixie Valley-Frenchman's Cove Road; thence following the easterly side of the Dixie Valley-Frenchman's Cove Road to its junction with the Little Last Chance Road; thence following the westerly side of the Little Last Chance Road to its junction with the Last Chance-Doyle Road; thence following the westerly side of the Last Chance-Doyle Road to the place of beginning.


10829. The following constitutes Fish and Game District 1R: All that area within the County of Tuolumne within the following boundaries: Beginning at the junction of the North Fork of the Stanislaus River and the Middle Fork of the Stanislaus River; thence easterly following the northerly bank of said Middle Fork of the Stanislaus River to the mouth of the Shu-fly Creek, approximately in Sec. 9, T. 5 N., R. 18 E.; thence northerly following the westerly bank of said creek to its junction with Whit's Basin Creek; thence westerly following the southerly and westerly bank of said Whit's Basin Creek to its junction with the Sands Meadow Trail in Sec. 36, T. 6 N., R. 17 E.; thence northwesterly following said Sands Meadow Trail to its junction with the Government Truck Trail in Sec. 23, T. 6 N., R. 17 E.; thence westerly following said Truck Trail to Liberty Hill; thence following said Government Truck Trail westerly and southerly to its junction with the Boards Crossing-Beaver Creek Camp Road; thence northerly following said Boards Crossing-Beaver Creek Camp Road to Boards Crossing on the North Fork of the Stanislaus River; thence downstream following the easterly bank of said North Fork of the Stanislaus River to the point of beginning.


10830. The following constitutes Fish and Game District 1S: All that area lying within the County of Lassen within the following boundaries: Beginning at the old Haydenhill Post Office in the approximate center of Sec. 36, T. 37 N., R. 9 E.; thence following westerly along the old Juniper Road through Windmill Flat to the junction of the Summit Spring Road near Meyers Spring; thence south through Lost Valley along the Lost Valley-Dixie Valley Road to the junction of the Dixie Valley-Grasshopper Road; thence east to the junction of the old Haydenhill-Slate Creek Road located approximately in Sec. 24, T. 35 N., R. 9 E.; thence north along the Haydenhill-Slate Creek Road to the place of beginning.

10831. The following constitutes Fish and Game District 1V: all that area within the County of Plumas within the following boundaries: Beginning at the intersection of U. S. Alternate 40 Highway and U. S. Forest Service Road 24N12; thence following northerly the easterly side of U. S. Forest Service Road 24N12 to its intersection with U. S. Forest Service Road 24N10; thence easterly following the southerly side of U. S. Forest Service Road 24N10 to its intersection with U. S. Forest Service Road 24N07 (Relocated); thence easterly following the southerly side of U. S. Forest Service Road 24N07 (Relocated) to its intersection with U. S. Forest Service Road 25N08; thence southerly on the westerly side of U. S. Forest Service Road 25N08 to its intersection with U. S. Alternate 40 Highway; thence westerly along the northerly side of U. S. Alternate 40 Highway to the point of beginning.


10832. The following constitutes Fish and Game District 2A: All that area within the Counties of Mendocino, Lake, and Glenn within the following boundaries: Beginning at the summit of Hull Mountain in Mendocino County, in the southwest corner of Sec. 2, T. 19 N., R. 10 W.; thence in a northeasterly direction down Hull Creek (sometimes known as Red Rock Creek) to its junction with Sand Creek; thence southeasterly down Sand Creek to its junction with Corbin Creek, thence in an easterly direction up Corbin Creek to Sec. 36, T. 20 N., R. 8 W.; thence in a southerly direction up a ravine to the Pacific Crest Road (24N02) on the summit of the Coast Range Mountains in Sec. 12, T. 19 N., R. 8 W.; thence southwesterly along the Pacific Crest Road (24N02) to Low Gap, where the Bloody Rock trail crosses the summit in Sec. 27, T. 19 N., R. 8 W.; thence in a westerly direction down the Bloody Rock trail and Cold Creek to South Eel River in Sec. 26, T. 19 N., R. 9 W.; thence down the river to the mouth of a ravine in the SE 1/4 of Sec. 27, T. 19 N., R. 9 W.; thence in a northwesterly direction up the ravine through Secs. 27 and 28 to the summit of Boardman Ridge; thence in a northwesterly direction up Boardman Ridge to the summit of Hull Mountain to the point of beginning.


10833. The following constitutes Fish and Game District 2B, the Mount Tamalpais Game Refuge: All that area within the County of Marin within the following boundaries: Beginning at the intersection of the easterly shore of inner Bolinas Bay with the northwesterly boundary line extended, of the Stinson ranch conveyed to A. H. Stinson et al., by decree of distribution dated the 28th of July, 1911; thence northwesterly along the said northwesterly boundary line to the southwesterly boundary line of the lands of the Marin municipal water district on the crest of Bolinas Ridge; thence northeasterly, northwesterly, and easterly along the westerly and northerly boundary line of the watershed lands of the said water district to its intersection with the southwesterly corner of the Rancho Canada de Herrera; thence north 14 degrees west along the westerly line of said Rancho Canada de Herrera to the southwesterly corner of the Bothin real estate property; thence in an easterly direction along the southerly line of the said Bothin property to its intersection with the westerly boundary line of the town of Fairfax; thence in a general southerly direction along the westerly boundary of the said town of Fairfax to its intersection with the southerly boundary line of the said Rancho Canada de Herrera; thence northerly 83 degrees 15 minutes east along said southerly line 3,200 feet, more or less, to its intersection with the southeasterly line of the county road leading from Fairfax to Bolinas; thence northerly along said road and along the Fairfax-Bolinas County Road to a point in the southerly line of the right of way of the Northwestern Pacific Railroad Company near Fairfax station; thence along the said last-mentioned line in a southerly direction following the westerly line of said railroad right of way to its intersection with the southerly line of the road or highway immediately south of Alto station; thence following the southerly side of said Alto-Belvedere Road and state highway easterly to its intersection with the northwesterly line of the Town of Belvedere; thence following the northwesterly line of the Town of Belvedere southwesterly to its extreme westerly corner; thence in a direct line to the extreme northerly corner of the Town of Sausalito; thence southwesterly along the northwesterly line of the Town of Sausalito to its intersection with the Northwestern Pacific Railroad; thence following the westerly line of the right of way of the Northwestern Pacific railroad to Manzanita Station; thence southwesterly in a direct line to the Mill Valley State Highway; thence westerly along the said highway to its intersection with Tennessee Avenue; thence following the southerly and easterly line of Tennessee Avenue, westerly and southerly, to the corner common to ranches E, F, and A, as said ranches are delineated on the Tamalpais Land and Water Company's map No. 3; thence southwesterly along the southeasterly boundary lines of ranches E, L, and K, as shown on the said last-mentioned map, to the shore of the Pacific Ocean; thence northwesterly along the shore of the Pacific Ocean and across the easterly end of the Bolinas sandspit, and along the easterly shore of inner Bolinas Bay, to the point of beginning, excepting from the area of said Mount Tamalpais Game Refuge all lands lying within incorporated areas.


10835. The following constitutes Fish and Game District 3F: All that area within the County of Contra Costa described as follows: All of Secs. 29, 30, 31 and 32, T. 1 N., R. 1 E.; all of Secs. 5, 6, 7 and 8, T. 1 S., R. 1 E.; all of Secs. 25, 26, 35 and 36 of T. 1 N., R. 1 W.; all of Secs. 1, 2, 11 and 12 of T. 1 S., R. 1 W.


10836. The following constitutes Fish and Game District 3G: All those lands of the Leland Stanford Junior University within the Counties of San Mateo and Santa Clara, and consisting of lots numbers 1 to 33, inclusive; that portion of lots 35 and 42 lying outside of the town limits of the town of Mayfield; lots 36, 43, 46 to 75, inclusive; 80 to 86, inclusive; 89 to 98, inclusive, as shown on the map entitled "map of the lands of the Leland Stanford Junior University at or near the site of the university in the Counties of Santa Clara and San Mateo, by A. T. and F. A. Herrmann of Herrmann Bros.," dated November, 1908, recorded in the Office of the County Recorder of the County of Santa Clara.


10837. The following constitutes Fish and Game District 4D: All that area within the County of Riverside described as follows: Beginning at the intersection of State Highway 74 and Highway 111 in Section 20, T. 5 S., R. 6 E., S.B.B. & M.; Thence northwesterly on State Highway 111 to its intersection with the south bank of the Palm Canyon wash and the east boundary of Section 25, T. 4 S., R. 4 E. , S.B.B. & M.; Thence southwesterly and southerly along east bank of Palm Canyon wash through said Section 25, Sections 36 and 35, T. 4 S., R. 4 E., S.B.B. & M. and Sections 2, 11, 14, 23, 25 and 36, T. 5 S., R. 4 E., S.B.B. & M.; Thence continuing along the east bank of said Palm Canyon wash through Sections 1, 12, 13, T. 6 S., R. 4 E., and continuing through Sections 18, 19, 30 and 31, T. 6 S., R. 5 E., to a point of intersection with Omstott Creek; Thence along the north bank Omstott Creek through Section 31, T. 6 S., R. 5 E., and continuing through Sections 5, 4, 9, 10, T. 7 S., R. 5 E., to the north line of said State Highway 74; Thence easterly along north line of said Highway 74 to a point of intersection with the north line Section 12, T. 7 S., R. 5 E.; Thence east along north line of said Section 12 to the northeast corner of said Section 12; Thence south along the easterly boundary of Sections 12, 13, 24, 25 and 36, T. 7 S., R. 5 E.; and the easterly boundary of Section 1, T. 8 S., R. 5 E., to the point of intersection with the southwesterly corner of Section 31, T. 7 S., R. 6 E.; Thence east and along the southerly boundary of said Section 31 and Sections 32, 33, 34 and 35, to the southeast corner of Section 36, T. 7 S., R. 6 E.; Thence north along the easterly boundary of Sections 36, 25, 24, 13 and 12 to the northeast corner of Section 1, T. 7 S., R. 6 E.; Thence west along the north line of said Section 1 to the southeast corner of Section 36, T. 6 S., R. 6 E.; Thence north along the east line of said Section 36, Sections 25, 24 and 13 to the southwest corner of Section 7, T. 6 S., R. 7 E.; Thence east along the south line of said Section 7 to the southeast corner thereof; Thence north along the east line of said Section 7 and Section 6 of said T. 6 S., R. 7 E., to the northeast corner of said Section 6; Thence west along the north line of said Section 6 of said T. 6 S., R. 7 E. to Marshall Street; Thence north along Marshall Street and on the 1/4 section line of Sections 31 and 30, T. 5 S., R. 7 E. to Highway 111; Thence westerly along Highway 111 to the point of beginning.


10838. The following constitutes Fish and Game District 4G: Beginning at the northeast corner of T. 4 S., R. 3 E., S. B. B. & M.; Thence on section lines, west one mile, north one mile, west two miles, north one mile and west three miles to the northwest corner of Sec. 30, T. 3. S., R. 3 E., S. B. B. & M.; Thence south on the range line between R. 2 and 3 E., about 7 3/4 miles to the crest of the divide forming the northwesterly boundary of Strawberry Creek watershed; Thence southwesterly along said divide to a point on the northerly boundary of Sec. 28 in T. 5 S., R. 2 E., S. B. B. & M.; Thence southwesterly in a straight line to the junction of Strawberry Creek and the south fork of the San Jacinto River; Thence southeasterly and northeasterly along the crest of the divide between the waters of Dry Creek, a tributary of Strawberry Creek, and the waters of the south fork of the San Jacinto River and its tributaries to the northeasterly side of the right of way of the Pines to Palms Highway; Thence southeasterly along the said northeasterly side of the right of way of the Pines to Palms Highway to the right bank of Hurkey Creek; Thence northerly along the right bank of Hurkey Creek through Secs. 9 and 4 in T. 6 S., R. 3 E., and through Secs. 33, 28, 21, the southeast quarter of Sec. 16, the west one-half of Sec. 15, the east half of Sec. 10 and the northwest quarter of Sec. 11 to the crest of the divide between the waters of Hurkey Creek and Murray Canyon; Thence southeasterly along the crest of the divide between the waters flowing west into the San Jacinto River and the waters flowing east into Coachella Valley to a point on the south boundary of Sec. 24 in T. 5 S., R. 3 E., S. B. B. & M.; Thence east on said south line of Sec. 24 to the southeast corner thereof. Thence north on the range line to the point of beginning.


10840. The California Sea Otter Game Refuge consists of and includes the following: All that portion of Monterey and San Luis Obispo Counties between Carmel River on the north and Santa Rosa Creek on the south, lying west of the Monterey-Cambria Pines Highway, also known as California Highway No. 1.

10841. The Preston School of Industry Game Refuge consists of and includes the following: The Preston School of Industry Reservoir, which is situated on land occupied by the Preston School of Industry, Ione, Amador County.


10842. The following constitutes Fish and Game District 1K, the Johnsville Game Refuge: All that area within the County of Plumas within the following boundaries: Beginning at the North 1/4 corner of Section 24, T. 22 N., R. 11 E., M. D. M.; thence North 89 39� 25" East 334.93 feet; thence South 0 08� 47" East 418.08 feet; thence South 89 48� 44" West 167.37 feet; thence South 0 09� 33" East 668.15 feet; thence South 89 59� 48" West 496.21 feet; thence South 0 09� 15" East 83.34 feet; thence South 89 58� 24" West 164.51 feet; thence South 0 08� 41" East 83.31 feet; thence South 89 59� 14" West 82.26 feet; thence South 0 08� 24" East 83.29 feet; thence North 89 59� 55" West 82.26 feet; thence South 0 03� 55" East 83.09 feet; thence North 89 51� 34" West 82.43 feet; thence South 0 03� 58" East 83.05 feet; thence North 89 50� 14" West 82.42 feet; thence South 0 03� 30" East 331.95 feet; thence North 89 46� 07" West 329.53 feet; thence North 0 03� 37" West 331.59 feet; thence South 89 49� 39" East 164.68 feet; thence North 0 04� 08" West 165.91 feet; thence North 0 04� 47" West 498.64 feet; thence South 89 57� 00" West 164.57 feet; thence North 0 04� 11" West 184.90 feet; thence North 69 21� 49" East 175.25 feet; thence North 0 05� 22" West 584.25 feet; thence North 89 43� 00" East 985.90 feet to the point of beginning.


10843. The following constitutes the Farallon Islands Game Refuge: the Southeast Farallons, including Maintop Island, Middle Farallon, the North Farallons, Noonday Rock, and the waters lying around each island within one nautical mile from the coastline of each island. Section 10513 shall have no application in this refuge. Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 10500, persons on commercial vessels may possess unloaded firearms when traveling through the navigable waters of this refuge. Fishermen, however, may not take any seal or sea lion while in this refuge, notwithstanding the provisions of Section 4500 or 4500.5.

10844. (a) The department shall undertake appropriate education and outreach regarding the current location of existing game refuges, agency contacts for statutory notices in Sections 10506 and 10507, and the potential closure of all state game refuges, except the California Sea Otter Game Refuge and the Farallon Islands Game Refuge. The department shall provide an opportunity for public comment concerning the potential elimination of game refuges. The department shall provide information about game refuge boundaries, including, but not limited to, maps available both on the department' s Internet Web site and in hardcopy format. The department shall also provide Internet Web site contact information for the public to contact the department in accordance with state law. The department may conduct regional workshops as it determines to be necessary to provide public information about the proposed elimination of game refuges. (b) The department, on or before January 1, 2011, shall prepare and submit to the Legislature a description of the public education and outreach effort undertaken pursuant to subdivision (a), and a summary of any information provided by the public that is relevant to the potential closure of all state game refuges except the California Sea Otter Game Refuge and the Farallon Islands Game Refuge.


Article 4. Waterfowl Refuges

Ca Codes (fgc:10860-10861) Fish And Game Code Section 10860-10861



10860. The following districts are waterfowl refuges.


10861. The following constitutes a waterfowl refuge and shall be designated the San Leandro Waterfowl Refuge: All the area within the County of Alameda, within the following boundaries: Beginning at the Bay Farm Island Bridge, in Alameda, thence in a southerly direction, following the levee on westerly side of San Leandro Bay to the Hagenburger Road, thence in a northeasterly direction along said Hagenburger Road to a point where the Pacific Gas and Electric tower line crosses said Hagenburger Road, thence following said Pacific Gas and Electric tower line to the Pacific Gas and Electric substation at the foot of Fiftieth Avenue in Oakland, thence in a westerly direction along the high tide line of San Leandro Bay to the point of beginning.


Article 5. Quail Refuges

Ca Codes (fgc:10880-10881) Fish And Game Code Section 10880-10881



10880. The following districts are quail refuges.


10881. The following constitutes a quail refuge and shall be designated the Bolinas Quail Refuge: All that area within the County of Marin, within the following boundaries: Beginning at a point on the southeasterly line of the lands of Ludwig B. Freudenthal, as the same is described in Book 158 of official records on page 261, of Marin County records, and at a point which is 20 feet above mean high tide of the Pacific Ocean, and running thence northeasterly and northwesterly along the southeasterly line of said Ludwig B. Freudenthal tract to a point on the southerly line of the "Mesa Road," thence northeasterly and along the southerly line of Mesa Road to the westerly line of the road leading from the Town of Bolinas to Sausalito, thence southeasterly and along the southerly line of the county road leading through the Town of Bolinas to the landing wharf at the entrance of Bolinas Bay, and 20 feet above mean high tide, thence southwesterly, westerly and northwesterly along a line which is 20 feet above mean high tide to the point of beginning.


Article 6. Marine Life Refuge

Ca Codes (fgc:10900-10913) Fish And Game Code Section 10900-10913



10900. The refuges described in the following sections are marine life refuges.


10901. That portion of District 16 consisting of the land and ocean waters within the following boundaries constitutes a marine life refuge and shall be designated the Hopkins Marine Life Refuge: Beginning at the point of intersection of the southeasterly corporate limit line of the City of Pacific Grove prolongated, and the line of highest tide of the Bay of Monterey; thence northwesterly along said line of highest tide to the intersection with the northerly extension of the west side of Third Street in said city; thence northerly to a point in said bay where the depth of water is 60 feet measured from the level of mean low tide; thence southeasterly along the line in said bay which line is at a constant depth of 60 feet measured from the level of mean low tide to the intersection with the southeasterly corporate limit line of said city prolongated; thence S. 58 57� 45" W. along said southeasterly corporate limit line prolongated to the point of beginning.


10902. The following constitutes a marine life refuge and shall be designated the San Diego Marine Life Refuge: That portion of District 19 consisting of that certain strip of land lying between the westerly edge of Pueblo Lot No. 1298 of the pueblo lands of the City of San Diego, according to the official map of said pueblo lands as made by James Pascoe, and filed in the Office of the County Recorder of said County of San Diego, and the lowest tide line opposite to and west of said pueblo lot, which said strip of land is bounded on the north by the northerly boundary line of said pueblo lot extended westerly and on the south by the southerly boundary line of said pueblo lot extended westerly; together with the state waters of the State of California adjacent thereto, being those state waters which lie between said extended northerly and southerly boundaries of said pueblo lot and extend westerly from said lowest low tide line for a distance of 1,000 feet.


10903. The following constitutes a marine life refuge and shall be designated the Bodega Marine Life Refuge: That portion of District 10 consisting of that certain parcel of land bounded by the line of Mean High Tide of the Pacific Ocean lying between the northern boundary extended northwesterly and the southern boundary extended southwesterly of the lands of the Regents of the University of California according to the final order of condemnation in Case No. 47,617 in the Superior Court of the State of California in and for the County of Sonoma, recorded in Book 1930, at pages 656 and 659, inclusive, Official Records, Sonoma County, California, and extending into and including the state waters of the State of California for a distance of a thousand feet into the Pacific Ocean from the line of Mean High Tide.


10904. The following constitutes a marine life refuge and shall be designated as the Laguna Beach Marine Life Refuge: That portion of District 19 consisting of that certain parcel of land bounded by a line commencing at the mean high tide of the Pacific Ocean lying on the northern boundary of the City of Laguna Beach and running for a distance of 600 feet into the Pacific Ocean along that boundary, and thence generally southeastward and generally parallel to the shoreline at a distance of approximately 600 feet to the northern boundary of the South Laguna Beach Marine Life Refuge, and thence generally northeastward for a distance of approximately 700 feet to the mean high tide, and thence generally northwestward along the line of mean high tide to the point of beginning.


10905. The following constitutes a marine life refuge and shall be designated as the Newport Beach Marine Life Refuge: That portion of District 19 consisting of that certain parcel of land bounded by the line of Mean High Tide of the Pacific Ocean between the eastern boundary of the City of Newport Beach and Poppy Avenue in the City of Newport Beach, and extending into and including the state waters of the State of California for a distance of two hundred feet into the Pacific Ocean from the line of Mean High Tide.


10906. The following constitutes a marine life refuge and shall be designated as the South Laguna Beach Marine Life Refuge: That portion of District 19 consisting of land and ocean waters bounded by a line commencing at the intersection of the line of mean high tide of the Pacific Ocean and a line which bears South 48 50� 00" West from the most westerly point of Lot 75 of Tract No. 702, as that tract is shown on a map recorded in Book 21, pages 1 to 3, Miscellaneous Maps, on file in the Office of the County Recorder of Orange County; thence running South 48 50� 00" West approximately 600 feet to the minus 20 foot mean lower low water contour; thence southeasterly and generally parallel to the shoreline to the northerly boundary of the Niguel Marine Life Refuge; thence North 35 57� 06" East to the line of mean high tide of the Pacific Ocean; thence northwesterly along the line of mean high tide of the Pacific Ocean to the point of beginning.


10907. The following constitutes a marine life refuge and shall be designated as the Dana Point Marine Life Refuge: That portion of District 19 consisting of land and ocean waters bounded by a line commencing at Station 70 of the mean high tide line as shown on Document Number 25208 recorded in Book 7651, page 69 of Official Records on file in the Office of County Recorder of Orange County; thence along the mean high tide line westerly and northerly 3500 feet more or less to intersection with a line which is 2440 feet south of and parallel to the north line of Fractional Section 21, R. 8 W., T. 8 S., S.B.M.�; thence west 1200 feet; thence southerly and easterly 1200 feet from and parallel to the shore line to an intersection with a line which bears S 40 00� E. from said Station 70; thence N 40 00� W. 1200 feet more or less to the point of beginning.

10908. The following constitutes a marine life refuge and shall be designated as the Doheny Beach Marine Life Refuge: All that area lying 600 feet seaward of and below the mean high tide line of the Pacific Ocean between the prolongation of the line common to Blocks A and B of Tract No. 797, Capistrano Beach #3, in the County of Orange, State of California, as per map recorded in Book 25, pages 10 to 15, inclusive, of Miscellaneous Maps in the office of the County Recorder of such county, such line also being the prolongation of the easterly line of Doheny State Beach, a unit of the State Park System acquired by deed dated April 29, 1957, from the Union Oil Company of California, recorded on October 9, 1957, in Book 4063 of Official Records at page 88, Orange County, California, and the east breakwater of the Dana Point Harbor, a project of the Orange County Harbor District, a political subdivision of the State of California.

10909. The following constitutes a marine life refuge and shall be designated the James V. Fitzgerald Marine Reserve: That portion of District 10 consisting of that certain parcel of land bounded by a line commencing at the mean high tide of the Pacific Ocean lying on a line beginning at the northeasterly corner of Lot 8, Block 42 as said Lot and Block are shown on "Map of Moss Beach Heights San Mateo County Cal", recorded May 4, 1908, in Volume 6 of Maps at page 8, records of San Mateo County; thence North 88 49� West along the northerly line of said Lot 8 and its Northwesterly prolongation to the intersection thereof with the Westerly line of that certain tract of land (Parcel No. 1) conveyed to the County of San Mateo for a marine reserve, recorded August 8, 1967, in Volume 5346 Official Records of San Mateo County at page 62 (70483-AA) last mentioned intersection being the shoreline of the Pacific Ocean (ordinary high water) and the true Point of Beginning along the prolongation of the Northerly Line of said Lot 8, North 88 49� West, 1000 feet, into the Pacific Ocean and thence generally Southerly and generally parallel to the shoreline for a distance of approximately three statute miles to the extension of a line beginning at the most Southerly terminus of Course No. 15 of the survey of the Rancho Corral de Tierra as shown on a Plat thereof on file in the Office of the Bureau of Land Management, U. S. Department of the Interior; said most Southerly terminus also being distant on said Course No. 15, South 28 30� East 269.91 feet from the most Southerly corner of that certain 10.380 acre tract of land conveyed to the United States of America by Deed dated June 18, 1940, recorded October 28, 1940 in Book 918 of Official Records at page 373; running thence from said point of beginning along a line that is the Southwesterly prolongation of Course No. 14 of said survey, South 74 45� West to the shoreline of the Pacific Ocean (ordinary high water) and the true point of beginning of the least area herein described; thence from said true point of beginning along the prolongation of said Course No. 14, South 74 45� West, 1000 feet into the Pacific Ocean, thence Easterly along said line to the mean high tide line, thence generally Northerly along the line of the mean high tide to the point of beginning.


10910. The following constitutes a marine life refuge and shall be designated as the Point Fermin Marine Life Refuge: That portion of District 19 consisting of land and ocean waters bounded by the line of mean high tide of the Pacific Ocean extending into and including the state waters of the State of California for a distance of 600 feet below low-tide mark, in the San Pedro area of the City of Los Angeles in an area generally parallel to the shoreline lying between the easterly extension of 40th Street, westerly to the southerly extension of Gaffey Street at Point Fermin.


10911. The following constitutes a marine life refuge and shall be designated as the Niguel Marine Life Refuge: That portion of California state tide and submerged lands bounded by a line commencing at a point which is the intersection of the line of mean high tide and a line which is 2,440 feet south of and parallel to the north line of Fractional Section 21, R.8W., T.8S., S.B.M., such point also being on the north boundary of the Dana Point Marine Life Refuge, thence along the mean high tide line northerly and westerly 12,000 feet more or less to its intersection with the westerly prolongation of the most northerly boundary line of lot 101 of "Three Arches Palisades No. 1" as shown on a map filed in book 3, page 3, Records of Surveys in the Office of the County Recorder, Orange County; thence, S. 89 54� W. 1,200 feet from such point of intersection along the westerly prolongation of such northerly boundary line; thence, south and west, and east parallel to and 1,200 feet from the line of mean high tide to a point on the north line of Dana Point Marine Life Refuge and also being 1,200 feet west of the point of beginning; thence, east 1,200 feet along the northerly boundary of Dana Point Marine Life Refuge to the point of beginning.


10912. The following constitutes a marine life refuge and shall be designated as the Irvine Coast Marine Life Refuge: That portion of California state tide and submerged lands adjoining the Newport Beach Marine Life Refuge as described in Section 10905 and bounded by a line beginning at the intersection of the southwesterly extension of lot 141, Tract No. 3357 as shown on a map recorded in Book 107, Page 1 of Miscellaneous Maps on file in the office of the County Recorder, Orange County and the Line of Ordinary High Tide; thence, southeasterly along the Line of Ordinary High Tide approximately 20,000 feet to its intersection with the southwesterly extension of the northwesterly boundary line of the City of Laguna Beach; thence, southwesterly along such southwesterly extension 600 feet; thence, northwesterly along a line parallel to and 600 feet southwesterly of the Line of Ordinary High Tide to the southwesterly extension of said lot 141; thence, northeasterly 600 feet along such southwesterly extension to the point of beginning.


10913. The land and ocean waters within the following boundaries constitute the City of Encinitas Marine Life Refuge: All those submerged lands lying between the mean high tide line in the City of Encinitas, County of San Diego, State of California, and a line which is 600 feet westerly of and parallel and concentric with that mean high tide line and lying southerly of the westerly prolongation of the northerly right-of-way line of "D" Street as shown on Map No. 148, in the City of Encinitas, County of San Diego, State of California, filed in the office of the County Recorder of San Diego County, and lying northerly of the following described line: Beginning at the southeasterly corner of Lot N in Block 3 of Resubdivision of Sea Cliff Villa, in the City of Encinitas, County of San Diego, State of California, filed in the San Diego County Recorder's office, December 10, 1914; thence southwesterly along the southwesterly prolongation of the southeasterly line of said Lot N, South 36 36�30" west, to a point on that line which is 600 feet westerly of and parallel and concentric with the mean high tide line.



Article 7. Junior Fishing Reserve

Ca Codes (fgc:10925) Fish And Game Code Section 10925



10925. (a) In that part of District 1 1/2 comprising the waters of Francis Creek, Rees Creek, and Williams Creek, and in that part of District 1 3/8 comprising the waters of the Sawmill Pond, it is unlawful for any person over the age of 14 to take any fish. Not more than five fish may be taken and possessed from those waters during one day. (b) It is the purpose of this section to create a junior fishing reserve for young people so that they may practice the art of angling safely without interference with, or being interfered with by, licensed sporting fishermen and others during lawful fishing seasons.


Article 8. Burro Sanctuary

Ca Codes (fgc:10930-10932) Fish And Game Code Section 10930-10932



10930. The following is a burro sanctuary: All that area within the following boundaries: Beginning at the point at which the northern boundary line of Death Valley National Monument intersects with the easterly boundary line of the State of California; Thence westerly along the northern boundary line of Death Valley National Monument to the point of intersection with the line common to R. 40 and 41 E., Mount Diablo Meridian, being the NE. corner of Sec. 24, T. 10 S., R. 40 E., M. D. B. & M.; Thence northerly along the line common to R. 40 and 41 E., M. D. M., to the point of intersection with the line common to T. 9 and 10 S., Mount Diablo Base, being the NE. corner of Sec. 1, T. 10 S., R. 40 E., M. D. B. & M.; Thence westerly along the line common to T. 9 and 10 S., M.D.B., and the prolongation thereof, to the point of intersection with the most easterly boundary line of the Inyo National Forest, as such boundary exists on the effective date of this act, being the NW. corner of Sec. 6, T. 10 S., R. 37 E., M. D. B. & M.; Thence southerly and easterly along the most easterly boundary line of the Inyo National Forest to the most easterly southeast corner of said national forest; Thence in a direct line in a generally southeasterly direction to the point at which the center line of State Highway Route 127 (No. 190) intersects with the line common to R. 41 and 42 E., M. D. M.; Thence southerly along the line common to R. 41 and 42 E., M. D. M., to the point of intersection with the line common to T. 20 and 21 S., M. D. B., being the SW. corner of Sec. 31, T. 20 S., R. 42 E., M. D. B. & M.; Thence westerly one-half mile, more or less, along the line common to T. 20 and 21 S., M. D. B., to the point of intersection with the line common to R. 41 and 42 E., M. D. M., being the NW. corner of Sec. 6, T. 21 S., R. 42 E., M. D. B. & M.; Thence southerly along the line common to R. 41 and 42 E., M. D. M., to the point of intersection with the boundary line between Inyo and San Bernardino Counties; Thence easterly along said county boundary line to the point of intersection with the easterly boundary line of the State of California; Thence northwesterly along said easterly boundary line of the State to the point of beginning.


10931. Except as otherwise provided in Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 4600) of Part 3, Division 4 of this code it is unlawful to take, possess, harm, molest, harass, or in any manner interfere with any burro which is in the burro sanctuary described in Section 10930 of this code. Any violation of these provisions is a misdemeanor. The provisions of this section, other than those relating to the taking and possession of burros, do not apply to persons while lawfully on lands included within the sanctuary and engaged in the business of raising cattle.


10932. The following constitutes a marine life refuge and shall be designated the Catalina Marine Science Center Marine Life Refuge: All that area bounded on the south and southeast by the mean high tide line and by the present seaward boundary of the lease to tide and submerged lands now held by the University of Southern California from the State Lands Commission (No. 3692.1 Public Resources Code Series) and extending from a point on the mean high tide line at 33 26� 39" North Latitude 118 29� 19" West Longitude, thence to 33 26� 50" North Latitude 118 29� 08" West Longitude, thence to 33 26� 57.5" North Latitude 118 28� 33.5" West Longitude, thence to 33 26� 55" North Latitude 118 28� 32" West Longitude, and thence to a point on the mean high tide line at 33 26� 53.5" North Latitude 118 28� 35" West Longitude.


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