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DIVISION 7. REFUGES [10500 - 10932]

  ( Division 7 enacted by Stats. 1957, Ch. 456. )

CHAPTER 2. Specific Refuge Boundaries [10770 - 10932]

  ( Chapter 2 enacted by Stats. 1957, Ch. 456. )

ARTICLE 3. Game Refuges [10820 - 10844]
  ( Article 3 enacted by Stats. 1957, Ch. 456. )

10820.
  

The districts described in the following sections are game refuges.

(Enacted by Stats. 1957, Ch. 456.)

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.

(Enacted by Stats. 1957, Ch. 456.)

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.

(Enacted by Stats. 1957, Ch. 456.)

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.

(Enacted by Stats. 1957, Ch. 456.)

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.

(Amended by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1197.)

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.

(Repealed (by Sec. 1) and added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 249, Sec. 2.)

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.

(Amended by Stats. 1959, Ch. 1131.)

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.

(Enacted by Stats. 1957, Ch. 456.)

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.

(Amended by Stats. 1959, Ch. 596.)

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.

(Enacted by Stats. 1957, Ch. 456.)

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.

(Enacted by Stats. 1957, Ch. 456.)

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.

(Amended by Stats. 1965, Ch. 141.)

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.

(Amended by Stats. 1970, Ch. 87.)

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.

(Enacted by Stats. 1957, Ch. 456.)

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.

(Enacted by Stats. 1957, Ch. 456.)

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.

(Enacted by Stats. 1957, Ch. 456.)

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.

(Amended by Stats. 1967, Ch. 973.)

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 73/4 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.

(Enacted by Stats. 1957, Ch. 456.)

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.

(Amended by Stats. 1959, Ch. 15.)

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.

(Amended by Stats. 1959, Ch. 596.)

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.

(Added by Stats. 1968, Ch. 124.)

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.

(Amended by Stats. 1971, Ch. 1200.)

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.

(Added by Stats. 2008, Ch. 389, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2009.)

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