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Windermere Point

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Windermere Point is located in the North Central Coast region of California. This site is near the Gerstle Cove Mussel Watch site. This site receives moderate visitation during low tides by abalone divers and tidepoolers. This moderately sloping site consists of extremely uneven terrain, containing many deep cracks and folds.

Windermere Point biodiversity survey overview

Windermere Point is dominated by a mixture of consolidated bedrock (sandstone) and boulder fields, and the area surrounding the site is comprised of a mixture of consolidated bedrock (sandstone), boulder fields, and cobble beach. The primary coastal orientation of this site is southwest.

Windermere Point long-term monitoring overview

Long-Term Monitoring Surveys at Windermere Point were established in 2010 and are done by University of California Santa Cruz. Long-Term MARINe surveys currently target the following species: Pisaster (Ochre Star). Click here to view Long-Term trends at this site.

Biodiversity Surveys were done by University of California Santa Cruz in 2010. The Biodiversity Survey grid encompasses one section that is approximately 20 meters (along shore) x 33 meters (seaward). Click here to view Biodiversity Survey findings at this site.

For more information about Windermere Point, please contact Pete Raimondi.

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