Whether you are planning your first visit to Fitzgerald Marine Reserve or are a frequent tidepooler, you can find a wealth of information online about the reserve, its inhabitants, marine sciences and ocean conservation issues. We’ve organized some of our favorite resources into lists you can access by clicking the links below.

If you know of a resource you think we should add to our lists, email the details to

newslettersHere’s the Latest Issue of Between the Tides – the quarterly newsletter of the Friends of the Fitzgerald Marine Reserve.

Between the Tides Archives: PDF files of back issues of Between the Tides, the quarterly printed newsletter of Friends of Fitzgerald Marine Reserve

San Mateo County Parks Website: San Mateo County Parks owns and manages the Fitzgerald Marine Reserve. Groups of 10 or more can make reservations to visit the Reserve during an appropriate low tide.

Explore FMR Online: links to media stories about the reserve

Just For Teachers: where teachers share curriculum related to FMR field trips

Marine Science and Conservation: links to learn more about oceanography, marine biology, and ocean conservation issues

Recommended Reading: a list of a few of our favorite reference books

Government Agency Information: links to the web sites of government agencies involved in caring for the reserve

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