Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge

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Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
Don Edwards SF Bay National Wildlife Refuge map extracted from PDF pamphlet.png
Map of the DESFBNWR (2003)
Map showing the location of Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge
Map showing the location of Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge
Map of the United States
Map showing the location of Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge
Map showing the location of Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge
Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge (California)
Map showing the location of Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge
Map showing the location of Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge
Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge (the United States)
LocationAlameda County, San Mateo County, Santa Clara County, California, United States
Nearest cityFremont, California
Coordinates37°30′00″N 122°07′00″W / 37.5°N 122.116667°W / 37.5; -122.116667[1]Coordinates: 37°30′00″N 122°07′00″W / 37.5°N 122.116667°W / 37.5; -122.116667[1]
Area30,000 acres (120 km2)
Established1974; 45 years ago (1974)
Governing bodyU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Websitewww.fws.gov/refuge/don_edwards_san_francisco_bay/

Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge (DESFBANWR) is a US National Wildlife Refuge located in the southern part of San Francisco Bay, California. The Refuge headquarters and visitor center is located in the Baylands district of Fremont, next to Coyote Hills Regional Park, in Alameda County. The visitor center is on Marshlands Rd, off Thornton Ave.[2] It was founded in 1974.

The Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge is one of six wildlife refuges in the San Francisco Bay Area.

It was renamed Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge in 1995 in recognition of Congressman Don Edwards and his efforts to protect sensitive wetlands in south San Francisco Bay.

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  1. "Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 15 November 2011. Retrieved 29 December 2016.
  2. DESFBANWR Pamphlet with Map

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