Resources: Government Agency Information

Fitzgerald Marine Reserve is a San Mateo County Park that is part of a Marine Protected Area that lies in California state waters within the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. In other words, a number of federal, state, and local government agencies have overlapping jurisdiction and are involved in caring for the reserve.

The web site of the San Mateo County Department of Parks, the agency responsible for managing Fitzgerald Marine Reserve, presents useful information including a slide show, hours of operation and regulations.

The California Department of Fish and Game Marine Region web site provides information on their efforts to maintain California’s marine ecosystems, including information on Marine Life Protected Areas.

The Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary web site provides information on a series of resource protection programs.