This sign is specific to state marine reserves and will be placed at land locations adjacent to these areas.
Originally created by Wildcoast, “You are Here” signs are designed to orient visitors to their location in relation to an MPA’s boundaries and to inform them about its take regulations.
North Central Coast
Orange County Signs
The “crab” sign incorporates both interpretive and regulatory language to notify visitors that they are entering a MPA and inform them of the regulations that apply.
The mission of the California’s Marine Protected Areas Education and Outreach Initiative is to enhance MPA education through enduring partnerships to empower Californians to protect what they know and love.